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Q++Studio Database Server Required Configuration (XE3)

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The database server hosts the database that is shared among all your  LAN users. The specifications for a database server are:



Q++Studio Servers can be installed on a Virtual Machine, such as VMware, or a physical PC-based computer (not on an emulator such as Parallels)..


Pentium Quad-Core processor 2.0 GHz.


Database server: 16 GB

Operating System

Windows 7 Professional/Ultimate (SP1) or Windows 10 Professional or Windows 2012/2016 Server.


The recommended version of Windows to use with the XE3 version of Q++Studio, is Windows 10 64-bit.


You must be logged on as Administrator on any computer on which you want to install and run the Q++Studio Server.


A 15 inch display with a screen resolution of 800 by 600 and 256 colors is sufficient.

Disk Space

You must have a second hard drive at D:\ or E:\, with at least 100GB free, on which to install the Q++Studio Server. 

This drive D:\ or E:\ can be either physical or logical, but it must be present. 

This drive D:\ or E:\ must be shared completely in read/write mode so that all workstations can map their Q:\ drive to it.


A fixed internal IP address and good quality gigabit network card.


See anti-virus and firewall settings.

Separately Purchased Software


Additional Requirements

1.Should be a stand-alone computer, not used by anyone.

2.The computer on which the Q++Studio server software is installed must be logged-on as Administrator, and running, at all the times.

3.The entire D:\ drive must be shared to be accessed by all the Q++Studio workstations, as Administrators.

4.Q++Studio users may need to physically access that computer once in awhile, to perform updates or reboot it.

5.The Q++Studio Server must have access to the internet (via SMTP and FTP) at night, usually between 2-4am.

6.As the the server runs 24/7, it should be located so as to prevent overheating.


To allow technical support to assist you, if needed, please install TeamViewer exactly as described here, using the download links of that page.


See also: workstation configuration.