System Requirements

Thank you for inquiring about “The number 1 Choice in Infrared Imaging Software” Thermal Trend Lean DB®, as per your request the following are the system requirements for all the versions of Thermal Trend Lean DB:
(Thermal Trend Lean DB is a SQL Server Database).

Server and Desktop Requirements: (same required to install SQL Server Express Edition and .Net Framework 2.0) Supported
Operating Systems for both applications SQL and .Net:


  • L1 Thermographer’s Starter Package.
  • L2 Lean DB Thermographer’s Desktop.
  • L3 Lean DB Maintenance Planner.
  • L4 Lean DB Manager Viewer.
  • Enterprise Server Edition.
  • Windows 2000 Service Pack 4. (Microsoft will support this version of Windows until July 13, 2010.)
  • Windows XP Service Pack 2. (Microsoft currently supports SP2 and SP3.)
  • Windows Vista.
  • Windows 7 (32 & 64 bit)
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1.
  • Windows Server 2008
  •  Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package (x86).


SQL Server 2005 Express Edition 32 – bit System Requirements
Processor Type 1 Processor Speed 2 Memory (RAM) 3
Intel Pentium III – compatible processor or faster. Minimum: 600 MHz. Recommended: 1 GHz or higher. Recommended: 512 MB or more. Maximum: Operating system maximum.
SQL Server 2005 Express Edition 64 – bit System Requirements
Processor Type 1 Processor Speed 2 Memory (RAM) 3
IA64 Minimum: Itanium processor or higher.
X64 Minimum: AMD Opteron, AMD Athleton 64, Intel Xeon with Intel EM64T support, Intel Pentium IV with EMT64T support.
IA64 Minimum: 1 GHz.
IA64 Recommended: 1GHz or more. X64 Minimum: 1 GHz.
X64 Recommended: 1GHz or more.
IA64 Minimum: 512 MB.
IA64 Recommended: 1 GB or more. IA64 Maximum: 32 TB Operating System Maximum.
X64 Minimum: 512 MB.
X64 Recommended: 1 GB or more. X64 Maximum: Operating System Maximum.

1 System Configuration Checker (SCC) will block Setup if the requirement for processor type is not met.
2 SCC will warn the user but will not block Setup if the minimum or recommended processor speed check is not met. No warning will appear on multiprocessor machines.
3 SCC will warn the user but will not block Setup if the minimum or recommended RAM check is not met. Memory requirements are for this release only, and do not reflect additional memory requirements of the operating system. SCC verifies the memory available when Setup starts.

SQL Server on Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
In an effort to provide customers with more secure products, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft Windows Vista are supported by SQL Server Express Edition (2005 & 2008). Earlier versions of SQL Server, including SQL Server 2000 (all editions including Desktop Engine edition, a.k.a MSDE), SQL Server 7.0, and SQL Server 6.5, will not be supported on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista. Customers running applications with these earlier versions of SQL Server should consider evaluating and upgrading to SQL Server 2005, which was designed to take advantage of the upcoming security and performance enhancements in the operating environment.

MS System Requirements (last update 06/03/09)

Required Software for .Net Framework 2.0:

  • Windows Installer 3.0, 3.1 or later.
  • IE 5.01 or later. You must also be running Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 or later for all installations of the .NET Framework.


  • IMPORTANT: If you have installed previous pre-release versions of .NET Framework v2.0, such as Beta 1, Beta 2 or Community Technical Preview (CTP) builds, then you must uninstall these versions via Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel before installing this final release version.

MS System Requirements (last update 02/05/09)

The following are the requirements for your PPC:
Pocket PC Requirements:

  • Minimum: Windows Mobile 5.0.
SQL Server 2005 Mobile Edition System Requirements to run PPC
Environment Requirements
Client Environment Any device that runs Microsoft Windows CE 5.0, Windows Mobile 2003 Software for Pocket PC, or Windows Mobile 5.0.
From 2 to 3 megabytes (MB) of available storage space, depending on processor type and components installed.

The recommended equipment to use with software is the HP iPAQ 210 Enterprise Handheld Pocket PC or the HP iPAQ 211
Enterprise Handheld Pocket PC and the Socket Scan Type II PC Card Adapter. Last update 10/22/12 RB.


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