System Requirements

Recommended hardware, operating system (OS) requirements, and licensing information

Computer Hardware

 
Specification
Minimum
Preferred
CPU
64-bit CPU (with AVX support)
64-bit, multi-core (best in market CPU)
RAM
4 GB
16+ GB
Disk Space
2+ GB
10+ GB

Operating Systems (OS)

 
OS Version
NI AWR Software Release
Notes
Microsoft Windows 10
V14.xx (64-bit)
1
Microsoft Windows 8
V14.xx (64-bit)
1
Microsoft Windows 7 SP1
V14.xx (64-bit)
1, 2

Notes

  1. 4K monitors are not officially supported
  2. Windows 7 SP1 will be dropped as a supported OS after V14

Machine IDs / Licensing

Disk Serial Number

  1. Launch the "command prompt" from desktop
  2. Type "vol c:"
  3. Locate the "Volume Serial Number" (8-character string, remove hyphens)

MAC Address (HostID, Physical Address)

  1. Launch the "command prompt" from desktop
  2. Type "getmac /v"
  3. Locate the "Physical Address" for the network adaptor that's active when the software is running (12-character string, remove hyphens)
Help with Licenses/Installation
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