This section outlines the software and hardware that you need when you install Automated Data Capture System.


To install Automated Data Capture System, you will need:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1

  • MSXML version 6.0


If these components are not already present, then they are are installed automatically when you install Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic with Microsoft SQL Server.

Software Requirements

Automated Data Capture System must be installed on one of the following operating systems.


Microsoft Dynamics NAV ADCS will not run on 64-bit operating system editions without some manual modifications.

  • Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate

  • Windows Server 2008

  • Windows Vista Business, Enterprise, or Ultimate with SP1 or SP2

  • Windows Server 2003 SP2

  • Windows XP Professional with SP3

Requirements for Additional Software

You need the following additional software when you choose to install Automated Data Capture System:

  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV Classic with Microsoft SQL Server or Microsoft Dynamics NAV Database Server.

  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV Application Server.

  • Telnet or Microsoft Windows HyperTerminal, which are available as standard Windows components.

  • VT100 Plug-in, which acts as a virtual telnet server and is required for each computer on which you want to install ADCS.

  • Loopback network adapter, which is an optional component if you want to use ADCS and do not have access to a network. For example, if you want to use ADCS for demonstration purposes.


    We recommend that you install the Application Server and the VT100 Plug-in on separate computers.

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