Lisa/Patty - This is what the mds site says about system requirements.
.Computers running Microsoft Windows:
■Windows 7, Windows 8, Vista or XP
■Pentium 4, 1 GHz or better (1.6 GHz recommended) or comparable AMD processor
■1 GB RAM available (2 GB or more recommended), 2 GB required for Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 users
■16 MB video RAM (64 MB recommended)
■Available hard disk space: 6GB minimum
We got our desktop when Morgan was just a baby. She fried the harddrive when she was crawling by turning the power on and off at the powerstrip repeatedly and it was still under warranty. So I think it is 6-7 years old and it couldn't keep up with MDS very well.
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