The system requirements for Autodesk Design Review 2007 (new name for Autodesk DWF Composer) are basically the same as they were for Autodesk DWF Composer R2.
|Autodesk DWF Composer R2||Autodesk Design Review 2007|
|CPU:||Intel Pentium processor or later, 200 MHz or higher, or compatible||800 MHz Intel® Pentium® III processor (faster processor recommended)|
|Operating System:||Microsoft Windows XP Professional or Home Edition or Windows 2000||Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional or Home Edition, Windows 2000 SP4|
|Browser:||Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or 6||Microsoft® Internet Explorer 6|
|RAM:||96 MB RAM minimum (128 MB recommended)||96 MB RAM minimum (128 MB or more recommended)|
|Disk Space:||32 MB free disk space for installation||550 MB free disk space for installation|
|Screen resolution||800 x 600 VGA (1024 x 768 or higher recommended)||800 x 600 VGA (1024 x 768 or higher recommended)|
|Devices||Mouse, trackball, or compatible pointing device
|Mouse, trackball, or compatible pointing device|
So to be ready to upgrade to Autodesk Design Review 2007 from Autodesk DWF Composer R2, you merely need to:
- Ensure you are running on a system with sufficient CPU power.
- Have the latest service packs installed for your operating system.
- Upgrade your browser to Internet Explorer 6 if you have not done so already. Internet Explorer 7 is supported via a hotfix. Some users who do not have Internet Explorer as their default browser, e.g. Firefox users, have reported problems when attempting to navigate URLs in DWF files.
- Free up some hard disk space.
Now that's not so hard, is it?