System Requirements
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This table lists both hardware and software system requirements for NetMailBot.


General System Requirements 

Operating System 

  • Windows® 98/98 SE
  • Windows® Me
  • Windows® NT 4.0 SP4 Workstation/Server
  • Windows® 2000 SP4 Professional/Server/Advanced Server
  • Windows® XP Home/Professional
  • Windows® Server 2003 Standard Edition/Enterprise Edition/Datacenter Edition 


Minimum: 200 MHz Pentium®/AMD
Recommended: Pentium® III or AMD Athlon 1.0 GHz processor or faster 


Minimum: 32 MB Minimum
Recommended: 64 MB 

Hard Drive Space 

3 MB Minimum 


Any Windows®-compatible video card
Recommended setting at least 640 x 480, 16 colors 


Windows®-compatible sound card - recommended but not required 

Other Requirements 

MDAC (Microsoft Data Access Components) if using NetMailBot database features 

Version 2.6 or higher, 2.8 is recommended. See the following link to download:


You may have already have a version installed. Find your Windows OS in the list below to see what Default MDAC version comes with it:


  • Windows Server 2003 - 2.8 
  • Windows XP - 2.7 
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 3a - 2.71 SP1 Refresh 
  • SQL Server 2000 SP2 - 2.6 SP2 
  • SQL Server 2000 SP1 - 2.6.1 
  • Windows 2000 Service Pack 3 - 2.5 SP3 
  • Windows 98/ME/NT should download and install the newest version of MDAC. 

Network Access 

  • Internet connection 
  • TCP/IP must be installed (If you are connected to the Internet, then you most likely have TCP/IP installed) 
  • SMTP server address, e.g., (Ask your ISP or systems administrator) 
  • Proxy client software if behind a proxy server. (Ask your systems administrator if you are behind a proxy server) 
  • Firewall Port 25 must be open for inbound and outbound traffic.(Ask your systems administrator if you are behind a firewall)