This article describes the minimum technical requirements needed to successfully run Power BI Desktop on your machine.
Operating System: Windows 8.1 / Windows Server 2012 R2, or later.NET 4.6.2 or later
Power BI Desktop is no longer supported on Windows 7.
Web Browser: The latest version of a modern web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge)
Memory (RAM): At least 2 GB available, 4 GB or more recommended.
Display: At least 1440x900 or 1600x900 (16:9) required. Lower resolutions such as 1024x768 or 1280x800 aren't supported, as certain controls (such as closing the startup screen) display beyond those resolutions.
Windows display settings: If you set your display settings to change the size of text, apps, and other items to more than 100%, you may not be able to see certain dialogs that you must interact with to continue using Power BI Desktop. If you encounter this issue, check your display settings in Windows by going to Settings > System > Display, and use the slider to return display settings to 100%.
CPU: 1 gigahertz (GHz) 64-bit (x64) processor or better recommended.
WebView2, if not automatically installed with Power BI Desktop or uninstalled.
For more information, see the article Get Power BI Desktop from Microsoft.