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System Requirements

The following requirements are suitable for computers running the EXTRA! X-treme client, including the Connections and Options Packs, and Tandem emulation.

In preparing system requirements guidelines, Attachmate may rely on published claims (that it cannot independently confirm) regarding the capabilities of the non-Attachmate products. Attachmate therefore recommends that you contact your suppliers directly with questions or concerns regarding their products.

System Component



Operating System

Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows Vista (32-bit and 64-bit)
Windows XP SP2

Windows 2000 SP4

Windows Server 2003 with Terminal Services
Windows 2000 Server with Citrix MetaFrame
Windows Server 2003 with Citrix MetaFrame
Windows 2003 Server x64 (Citrix/WTS) R1


Intel x86
Intel EM64T 64-bit Pentium 4
AMD Athlon 64
AMD Opteron



256 MB

128 MB minimum


To view the EXTRA! 9.2 Help Update, an Internet browser (and Internet connection) is required. JavaScript must be enabled to use navigation, search, and other Help features. Supported browsers include IE 6 or later, Firefox 2 or later, and Google Chrome.

To view the legacy EXTRA! Help on Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008, you must install the Windows Help program (WinHlp32.exe). This program is available for download from the Microsoft Web site.


  • Microsoft Office can be installed either before or after EXTRA! X-treme.
  • Using EXTRA! X-treme in multi-user mode requires one of the following applications and adherence to the terms of the license agreement:
    • Windows Server 2003 Windows Terminal Services
    • Citrix MetaFrame XP Presentation Server, Feature Release 2 or later