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Quark Author for Word 2007 System Requirements


The following provides the hardware and software requirements of Quark Author for Microsoft® Word.


Hardware


Quark Author requires the following minimum hardware configuration:

1 GHz 32-bit (x86)processor

- 1GB of RAM (2GB or more recommended)

- 1GB of available hard drive space

- Display with 1024 x 768 or higher resolution monitor

- Peripherals suitable for Microsoft® Word authoring

- DVD-ROM drive for installation from DVD (not required for installation from download)


Software

Quark Author requires one of the following operating systems:

- Windows® XP Professional operating system with Service Pack 2 (SP2) or higher

- Windows Vista® 32-bit (Enterprise, Business or Ultimate) operating system with Service Pack 1 (SP1) or higher

- Quark Author requires Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or higher.


In addition, the following components are required for installation:


- .NET Programmability Support (advanced customization in the Microsoft Office Word installation)

- .NET Framework 3.5. Quark recommends.NET Framework 3.5 SP1. It is available for download at Microsoft’s Download

Center:www.microsoft.com/downloads


- Microsoft Visual C 2008 Redistributable Package (x86). It is available for download at Microsoft’s Download Center:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9b2da534-3e03-4391-8a4d-074b9f2bc1bf&displaylang=en

Shared Add-in Support Update for the Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 (KB908002). It is available for download at Microsoft’s Download Center:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/908002

PDF reader software is required for viewing PDF Renditions


Once the required installation of Word is complete, you may install Quark Author.