NAV Hardware Requirements


The following sections list the minimum hardware and software requirements to install and run Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2018. Minimum means that later versions (such as SP1, SP2, or R2 versions) of a required software product are also supported. For the latest requirements: MSDN Library.
Supported Operating System

  • Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, or Education (32-bit and 64-bit editions).
  • Windows 8.1 Professional or Enterprise (32-bit and 64-bit editions).
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard, Essentials, or Datacenter.
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard or Essentials (64-bit edition).

  • Hardware Resources

  • Hard disk space: 200 MB.
  • Memory: 1 GB.

  • Reports

  • Microsoft Report Viewer 2015 to run reports that use RDLC report layouts.
  • SQL Server Report Builder 3.0 for Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or Microsoft SQL Server 2012 SP1 to edit RDLC report layouts.
  • Microsoft Word 2013 or later to edit the layouts.

  • Instant messaging and Telephony API

  • Microsoft Lync 2013 or Microsoft Lync 2010.

  • Outlook client integration and mail merge

  • Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1), or Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2).

  • Import and export with Microsoft Excel and Office XML, and SharePoint links

  • Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 2013 SP1, Microsoft Office 2010 SP2, or Microsoft Office 365.

  • Editing in Excel using the Excel Add-in Excel 2016

  • For more information, see Setting up the Excel Add-In for Editing Dynamics NAV Data.

  • OneNote integration

  • Microsoft Office 2016, Microsoft Office 2013 SP1, or Microsoft Office 2010 SP2.

  • Email logging

  • Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 or Microsoft Exchange Server 2013.
  • Microsoft Exchange Online or Exchange Online as part of an Office 365 subscription.

  • Additional Software

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2.

  • Additional Information

    The minimum hardware required to install and run Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV 2013 includes:

  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV Setup installs the following software if it is not already present in the target computer: (1) Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2. (2) Microsoft Report Viewer2015.
  • The Microsoft Dynamics NAV Windows client is available in a 32-bit version and 64-bit version. On a 32-bit Windows operating system, the 32-bit version is run. On a 64-bit Windows operating system, the 64-bit version is run by default; however, you can also run the 32-bit version if it is required.
  • Dynamics NAV Setup can only install the Excel Add-in if Excel is present on the target computer.
  • Outlook synchronization is not supported on 64-bit versions of Office. Note: We have had reports that .NET framework 4.7 can cause the Windows client environment to crash. In this case, the solution is to uninstall .NET framework 4.7.