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FAQ's - OfficeStation Requirements FAQ

1.
What's the minimum system requirements for the host PC?
  • CPU (any vendor) 1.5Ghz or higher
  • 512MB 7200 RPM HDD
  • Fast Ethernet switch to connect to the host PC

 
2.
Can I utilize peripherals, like a printer or CD ROM?

Yes, all users can share the same peripheral devices through your network system.

3.
Can I play interactive games on both OfficeStation and host PC?

Yes, but it depends on the type of games being played. You can play most 3D games on your host PC if your graphic card supports it. You may play flash or Java based games on your?fficeStation terminal.

 
4.
Will multiple users of a single program make my computer work slower?

Most applications, once booted up, will run nearly as fast as with one user including internet communications. Activities that place the most demand on the computer's resources may experience some slowing, but most users will notice little difference in speed or performance. Please check your current Windows Task Manager's Performance for monitoring your CPU computing resource availability. In most cases, you are only using less than 15% of your host PC's CPU computing power. Only in cases of heavy processing applications, (CAD/CAE graphics application or video editing) more memory for your host PC is highly recommended to achieve optimal computing results.

5.
Can I use a monitor from an older PC for your second or more OfficeStation?

Yes. It should be either a VGA or Super VGA monitor.?fficeStation supports 60Hz/75Hz 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768 with 16bits colors.

 
6.
What is the maximum cable length that OfficeStation can support?

OfficeStation can support up to the maximum of 100-meters (CAT5e).

7.
How many OfficeStation can you connect to the host PC?

You can connect up to ten OfficeStation terminals per one host PC using the Windows 2000 Professional / XP Home / XP Professionals; and up to thirty OfficeStation terminals using the Windows 2000 Server / 2003 Server as host PC.

 
8.
How can I increase my overall performance?

Overall performance can be improved depending on your hosts PC configuration. Increased memory size, faster RPM based hard-drive and a faster CPU will increase overall performance for both host PC and individual PC Expanion terminals.

9.
In order to enhance the speed of your OfficeStation terminal, should I increase the Memory size or upgrade the CPU speed? I have a limited budget and can only afford one upgrade.

It depends on the types of applications you are running. If it is memory-intensive application, it is recommended that memory be increased. If it is a CPU-intensive application, it is recommended to upgrade your CPU to a high speed processor like Intel Pentium 4 HyperThreading technology.

 
10.
Can your OfficeStation terminal run on Windows 95, Windows 98 or Windows Millennium?

No,Officestation only supports Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Home or Professional Edition, Windows 2000 Server and Windows 2003 Server edition.

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