Microsoft KB Archive/172726

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Article ID: 172726

Article Last Modified on 8/16/2005


  • Microsoft ActiMates Barney Goes to the Circus
  • Microsoft ActiMates Barney Under the Sea
  • Microsoft ActiMates Fun on the Farm with Barney

This article was previously published under Q172726


The following are the minimum system requirements to successfully run the following Actimates Barney titles:

  • Barney Goes to the Circus
  • Barney Under the Sea
  • Fun on the Farm with Barney


  • Intel 486 (minimum 66MHz CPU) or higher or other 100-percent compatible PC system
  • UL listed computer

Memory (RAM)

  • Minimum of 8 MB RAM (16 MB recommended). Minimum of 16 MB RAM with Windows NT 4.0 or later

Hard Disk Space

  • 20 MB of free hard disk space

CD-ROM Drive

  • Double-speed CD-ROM drive (4x CD-ROM drive recommended). The CD-ROM drive should transfer data from the CD-ROM at 300K per second while using less than 40 percent of the CPU bandwidth and have an average seek time of less than 400 milliseconds.


  • SVGA 800 x 600 x 256 colors (local bus/accelerated video recommended)

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 95 or later, or Microsoft Windows NT, version 4.0 or later

Sound Card

  • 16-bit sound card with external MIDI/game port

Other Requirements

  • Speakers or Headphones
  • Microsoft Mouse or compatible pointing device

Optional Requirements

  • Microsoft ActiMates Barney

To use this software with Microsoft ActiMates Barney, you'll need:

  • Microsoft ActiMates PC Pack
  • 16-bit sound card with external MIDI/game port

Additional query words: requires

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