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Skype for Business-System Requirements

The following system requirements are needed to run Skype for Business.



Computer and Processor  1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster x86-bit or x64-bit processor with SSE2 instruction set
Memory 2 GB RAM
Hard Disk 3.0 GB available disk space
Display PC: 1024 x 768 1024 by 768screen resolution
Graphics Graphics hardware acceleration requires a DirectX 10 graphics card.
Operating system

Windows 10

Windows 8.1

Windows 8

Windows 7 Service Pack 1

Windows Server 2016

Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2008 R2

For the best experience, use the latest version of any operating system.


Current version of Internet Explorer 

Microsoft Edge




.NET version .NET 3.5 required. Some features may require .NET 4.0, 4.5, or 4.6 CLR

Internet functionality requires an Internet connection. Fees may apply.

A touch-enabled device is required to use any multi-touch functionality. But, all features and functionality are always available by using a keyboard, mouse, or other standard or accessible input device. Note that touch features are optimized for use with Windows 8, Windows 8.1 or Windows 10.

Product functionality and graphics may vary based on your system configuration. Some features may require additional or advanced hardware or server connectivity.

Certain features require OneDrive.

Microsoft account


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