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Microsoft Windows Vista support for Rational products

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Which IBM Rational products support the Microsoft Windows Vista platform?


Microsoft released Windows Vista for Business Customers as of November 30, 2006. 

Where Windows Vista is mentioned below, the business release versions included (unless otherwise stated) are:
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise

Details can be found on the Microsoft Web site:

IBM Rational intends to provide client-side support for the following versions of Windows Vista:
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • 32 bit OS support only except for IBM Rational ClearCase and IBM Rational ClearQuest, which also supports 64 bit.
  • RWP (Rational Web Platform) does not support Windows Vista.
  • No support is currently planned for Rational version 6.x products.

Change History (click to expand)
Change History
29 May 2009Added Rational Portfolio Manager support
28 May 2008Corrected PurifyPlus version support for Vista
29 April 2008Updated TestReal Time which support Vista Business edition only
16 April 2008Fixed broken download links
20 February 2008Added PurifyPlus support
05 February 2008Added RMC and BuildForge and TestManager support
14 November 2007Added Robot support in 7.0.1 iFix01
9 August 2007Added Test RealTime support in
17 July 2007Added note: 32 bit OS support only except for ClearCase and ClearQuest, which supports 64 bit
17 July 2007Added a note to RequisitePro and ProjectConsole stating Vista is not supported as a Web Server for these products.
29 June 2007Updated with SoDA, Rose, Rose RT support. Also Added links to the Downloads
02 May 2007Added ProjectConsole Vista Support
02 May 2007Added SDP download links
10 April 2007Updated for RAD Vista support in
29 March 2007Updated for CC Vista support in
21 December 2006Updated for CQ Vista support in
30 November 2006Flash was created

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Modified date:
16 June 2018