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Windows 2000 requirements

The table below lists the minimum system requirements for Windows 2000 Professional.

Component Minimum requirement
Processor Pentium-compatible/133 MHz
Memory (RAM) 64 MB
Hard drive capacity 2 GB
Hard drive free space 650 MB
Required drive CD-ROM or DVD
Display resolution VGA or higher


Windows 2000 Professional requires a CD-ROM drive because a CD is the standard distribution medium.

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