Windows Vista, Windows 2008 Server/2008 R2, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 Compatibility

Modified on: 2017-09-26 10:57:47 -0400


Design Manager Version
Windows Vista 
32/64bit
Windows 7 
32/64bit
Windows 2008/2008 R2 Server & 2012 server
32/64bit
Windows 8.1
32/64bit
Windows 10
32/64 bit
Notes:
 
DM Cloud, Pro Cloud and CloudSpace

No

Yes

Yes

Yes*

Yes*

*Windows 10 plug ins are NOT supported with Citrix/Cloud versions. We suggest using Internet Explorer or Firefox.
 
**All Hardware for the Data Collection and POS system ARE compatible on Windows 10; however, the Symbol CS1504 scanner requires a patch. Click here for instructions. 
Pro 7.0 & R2

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

Support for Pro7R2 will end on 12/31/17.
Pro 7R3
Yes  
Yes
Yes
*See Notes
*See Notes
*WINDOWS 7 is RECOMMENDED
*All Hardware for the Data Collection and POS system ARE compatible on Windows 10 (1511 version, LTSB ONLY); however, the Symbol CS1504 scanner requires a patch. Click here for instructions.
Support for Pro7R3 will end on 1/14/2020.
 
2011
Desktop

Yes

Yes

No*

No

No

*Windows 2008 or 2012 Server can be used as a file server, but not to run the software as a workstation.
SE6
Desktop

Yes*

No

No**

No

No

Support for this product ended 12/31/16.

*There are special installation instructions for installing Design Manager SE6 onto Windows Vista ? See link here.
**Can be used as a file server but not to run the software as a workstation.
Pro 6.0
Desktop

Yes*

No

No

No

No

*Support ended 12/31/2012.  There are special installation instructions for installing Design Manager Pro 6.0 onto Windows Vista ? See links here and here for more information. The Help file may not work unless a special file is downloaded from Microsoft.
See also: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/917607
Pro 5.0
Desktop

No

No

No

No

No

Support ended 12/31/2009. Some clients have had success running Pro 5.0 on Windows XP and Windows 2003 - See link here for more information.
However, since this product has reached the end of its lifecycle, it will not be tested on XP/2003 or any future versions of Windows.
2000
Desktop

No

No

No

No

No

Support ended 12/31/2009.  Some clients have had success running DM 2000 on Vista, however, since this product has reached the end of its lifecycle, it will not be tested on Vista or any future versions of Windows.
4.0
Desktop

No

No

No

No

No

Support ended 12/31/2007. Some clients have had success running DM 4.0 on Windows XP, however, since this product has reached the end of its lifecycle, it will not be tested on XP or any future versions of Windows.
 
LiveBackUp
Desktop

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

This service is discontinued and will not function after 12/31/17.
When LiveBackUp searches for Design Manager Installations, several invalid file specification messages may appear.  Simply click OK to continue the search normally until the proper DM program is found.




Did you find this helpful? Yes No

Can you please tell us how we can improve this article?