For CMC-provided software that requires Windows desktop OS, Windows 10 is the recommended version. If you are not using Windows 10, then you need to install patches.
- For all systems: You must have Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or newer.
- For systems older than Windows 10: See Update is available that improves the network performance of Internet Explorer 11 in Windows. After you install this update, Windows sends ACK messages without delay when it uses Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) protocol connections. Note that the TCP protocol is a common protocol that a computer uses in network connections.
- For Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2: See article 2919355.
- For Windows 7SP1: See SHA-2 code signing support update for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008: September 23, 2019.