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Minimum System Requirements

In order to ensure Business Online runs optimally on your computer, you will need the following:

Operating System

  • Windows 2000 Professional / XP (32 Bit)
  • Windows Vista


  • Internet Explorer Version 6 with service pack one or higher
  • Internet Explorer 7.0

Support is offered for 32-bit browsers only.



  • Pentium III 450Mhz computer (recommended Pentium IV 2.0Ghz)
  • Windows 2000: 256MB System RAM
  • Windows XP: 512MB System RAM
  • Windows Vista: 1GB RAM
  • 200MB Hard disk free space
  • Service Pack one or higher
  • Super VGA monitor – 800x600 resolution with more than 256 colours
  • A4 plain paper printer with vendor supplied drivers
  • A CD-ROM drive


  • System performance is directly related to available bandwidth. We therefore recommend an ADSL or equivalent connection.
  • Minimum of 56kbps Internet connection or 16kbps committed information rate (CIR) to Standard Bank when using a dedicated connection to your ISP.
  • Ports 80 and 443 should be open for TCP outbound on your firewall and / or proxy server (if applicable).
  • For optimum performance, please ensure that the HTTPS protocol is prioritised on your network.