Fannie Mae's technology solutions require a standard hardware and software configuration. Users’ systems should adhere to the requirements listed below to experience technology performance at or above the expected levels as determined by our performance baseline testing. Most requirements and settings must be set up at an organizational level. Individual users should involve their organizational information technology department to address any concerns or questions before contacting Fannie Mae.
This information does not apply to integration solutions; see the Technology Integration web page for details.
Fannie Mae is intensely focused on the security of our technology tools, customer transactions, and data provided to us. We require specified security settings for users to help keep your and our systems and data safe. We also continuously monitor the information security environment and update our security requirements as needed.
Standard Specifications and Configurations
Fannie Mae applications are currently compatible with computers that run on the Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 Enterprise Edition (see Windows 8.1 Enterprise Edition System Requirements for more technical information).
Desktop Underwriter® and Desktop Originator® have also been tested for compatibility with Windows 10.
For more information on Microsoft's support policy regarding the Windows family of desktop operating systems, visit Microsoft's website.
Technical support is not provided for running our applications on other operating systems or on multi-user, "thin-client" solutions such as Citrix®.
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