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SmartSuite For Windows Release 9.8 Overview

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This document contains an overview of the system requirements for using SmartSuite for Windows Release 9.8.


SmartSuite Release 9.8 is the latest edition of the award-winning office suite that includes Lotus 1-2-3, Lotus Word Pro, Lotus Freelance Graphics, Lotus Approach, Lotus Organizer, Lotus FastSite, and Lotus SmartCenter.

With SmartSuite 9.8, it's easy to convert files from earlier versions of SmartSuite and other business applications (including Microsoft Office0. SmartSuite 9.8 file filters exchange documents seamlessly to and from 1-2-3 and Excel, Word Pro and Microsoft Word, or Freelance Graphics and PowerPoint. The power of SmartSuite 9.8 combined with Lotus Notes and the Internet, makes SmartSuite the industry’s most complete suite for addressing the needs of both enterprise and individual users.


Windows XP Support
SmartSuite 9.8 supports the Windows XP platform. It provides SmartSuite’s enterprise customers with streamlined installation and seamless enterprise-wide integration between SmartSuite and the operating system. New technologies allow administrators to create user settings centrally and download those customization settings automatically to individuals or groups of individuals. Administration improvements will reduce help desk inquiries as well as total cost of ownership.

Desktop Applications Coexistence
SmartSuite 9.8 is data-savvy. SmartSuite users can share files with users of previous versions of SmartSuite and all versions of Microsoft Office, including Office XP. SmartSuite 9.8 has enhanced Microsoft Office compatibility, with support for MS WordArt objects. SmartSuite can create or open files from WordPerfect and many other popular desktop applications.

InstallShield for Windows Installer
SmartSuite includes an enhanced install program using Microsoft Software Installer (MSI). The installation features in SmartSuite 9.8 enable quick and easy installation. Customizable administrative-based installs make deployment easier than ever, and more importantly, simplify the end-user experience. SmartSuite users will have less downtime and administrators will have fewer support calls. Users may also register SmartSuite quickly using their Internet connection during installation.

IBM PC or compatible (Pentium class or higher processor)
VGA adapter and monitor
CD-ROM drive (3.5" media exchange available)
A mouse or other pointing device.
Runs on Microsoft Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, or Windows XP
16MB RAM for Windows 95/98/ME; 48MB RAM for Windows NT; 64MB RAM for Windows 2000; 128MB for Windows XP.
Maximum hard-disk space required for SmartSuite is 293MB. Your hard-disk space usage will vary depending on the operating system and configuration.

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More support for: Lotus End of Support Products
Lotus SmartSuite for Windows

Software version: 9.8

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1096375

Modified date: 04 June 2013

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