This section outlines the software and hardware that you need when you install the Developer Environment Option.


To install the Developer Environment Option, you will need:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1, which is installed automatically during Setup if it is not already installed.

If you do not already have one of the following versions of SQL Server, then Setup installs SQL Server Express 2005 automatically.

  • SQL Server 2008 Express, Workgroup, Standard, or Enterprise

  • SQL Server 2005 Express, Workgroup, Standard, or Enterprise with SP2

Software Requirements

The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Developer Environment Option must be installed on one of the following operating systems. Microsoft Dynamics NAV runs in 32-bit and 64-bit operating system editions. On 64-bit (x64) editions, Microsoft Dynamics NAV runs in WOW64 emulation mode.

  • Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate

  • Microsoft Small Business Server 2008

  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 Standard or Premium

  • Windows Server 2008

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

  • Microsoft Small Business Server 2003 R2 with SP2

  • Windows Server 2003 SP2

  • Windows XP Professional with SP3

Hardware Recommendations

This section outlines the minimum hardware that you need to run the Developer Environment Option.

Hard Disk Space

  • Minimum 3 GB


  • Minimum 1 GB

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