OpenBuildings Speedikon Readme

Installation Requirements

A CD drive or access to the Internet is required for product installation. The minimum system configuration for installation is:

Supported Operating Systems
  • Windows 10 (64-bit) - Home, Pro, Enterprise, and Education
  • Windows 8.1 (64-bit) - Standard, Pro, and Enterprise
Note: You must have the following Microsoft updates installed on your machine:
  • KB2999226 - For Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, and Windows Server 2012
  • KB2919355 - For Windows 8.1
Bentley does not support its software running on Microsoft operating systems versions that Microsoft has "retired". For more information on Microsoft's application retirement policy, click here. For similar information on Bentley products, refer to the Bentley Product Support article.
Internet Internet connectivity is required to install the product. Installer will attempt to automatically detect your computer's proxy settings from the Internet Explorer. If required, the installer will show a dialog for entering user name and password. In the absence of internet connection, you can create a Deployment Image of the product and install it.
Communications Protocols
  • Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4)
  • Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6)
Virtualized Environments Virtualized environments, e.g. Citrix may work but are not certified and are not supported.
Software Prerequisites

The Prerequisites for Bentley Desktop Applications are automatically downloaded and installed to your workstation while you install OpenBuildings Speedikon. The contents of the Prerequisites for Bentley Desktop Applications include:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.2
  • Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications core
  • Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications localized
Microsoft Internet Explorer, minimum v11.0, with 128-bit cipher strength. Microsoft no longer supports any versions prior to v11.0. Internet Explorer is not installed as part of the product pre-requisites.

Copyrights in all components are owned by Microsoft Corporation or one of its affiliates, subsidiaries, or licensors.

Supported Databases The database versions supported by OpenBuildings Speedikon are subject to updating after the product release. You can refer to the MicroStation CONNECT Supported Databases article in Bentley Communities for the latest information.
MicroSoft Office OpenBuildings Speedikon CONNECT Edition is compatible with Microsoft Office 2013, Microsoft Office 2016, Office 365 Business and Office 365 Business Premium. Microsoft Office is required to support certain export and reporting capabilities. It is NOT part of the Prerequisites for Bentley Desktop Applications.