CenterPoint® Compatibility Restrictions

Microsoft® Windows® Vista

New CenterPoint® version 10 installations will install SQL Server 2014 Express (if no RWS instance was installed previously) which is not compatible with the Microsoft Vista operating system. CenterPoint will run on Windows Vista with older versions of SQL Server. Click here to view instructions (Installing CenterPoint on a Computer with the Microsoft Windows Vista Operating System) or contact the Red Wing Software technical support group for more information.

Microsoft® SQL Server®

CenterPoint uses Microsoft SQL Server. For security and performance reasons, it is not recommended that Microsoft SQL Server be installed on a Domain Controller.
Red Wing Software will not assist in the installation and configuration of SQL Server on a Domain Controller.

Click here and review the Network (Multi-User) Installation Instructions for more information.

CenterPoint and Microsoft XP/Microsoft Server 2003

Red Wing Software discontinued support for CenterPoint products on the Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Server 2003 operating systems on December 31, 2015. CenterPoint is fully supported on newer operating systems.

Windows Server 2000 (32-bit)

The version of the Microsoft .NET Framework distributed with CenterPoint is not compatible with Windows 2000.

The version of the Microsoft .NET Framework distributed with CenterPoint is not compatible with Windows 2000.