System Requirements for Contexte Compatibility

Minimum Hardware Specifications for Contexte

System Requirements for Contexte Compatibility

Contexte requires the online use of Internet Explorer ( 11 or better) web browser and (50 kilobytes per second) of dedicated Internet bandwidth for each active user session.



( The following bullets need to be verified or updated by the appropriate personnel .)

  • Microsoft Windows 10 or better
  • Microsoft Word 2007 or better
  • GHz Processor or faster
  • 4GB of RAM or greater
  • 10/100/1000 Network Interface Card (NIC)
  • Keyboard, Monitor, and Mouse
  • 20 GB Hard Drive or greater
  • Sun Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0_39 up to version
  • Sun Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0_45
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader X or better

NOTE: Contexte cannot be installed on computers provided by the Office of the Secretary of State in compliance with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) for Voter Registration.

Network and Wiring

  • High-speed switch hardware (10/100/1000)
    • Recommend all HUBS be disabled or removed from networks supporting Contexte.
  • Wiring should include Cat5, Cat5e, Cat6, or Fiber optic.
  • At least 50KBps of available network and Internet bandwidth is necessary per active Contexte user session.
  • Recommend ISP monitoring for verifying bandwidth rate.
  • Appropriate settings with local firewalls and routers to allow Contexte traffic over the Internet


Contexte will print reports, documents such as warrants and letters, receipts, and checks, and imaging barcodes.


  • Receipts can be printed in either 40 or 80 character output.
  • 2-ply paper rolls with a yellow copy may be used to generate an original and copy receipt.


  • PostScript driver is required to print checks from the system.


  • TWAIN compatible driver
  • USB Connection, 2.0 or 3.0 is sufficient

Recommended Settings

  • Scan DPI, resolution, color, black and white
  • Noise reduction
  • Blank page settings
  • Double-sided settings (if applicable)
  • 300dpi Resolution – Black and White
  • Skip blank pages enabled
  • De-speckle/dust removal
  • Image type: PDF (Standard web format) searchable, not image
  • Recommend limiting 50 pages per file


Questions about these requirements may be directed to:

ACAP Help Desk

Administrative Office of the Courts

(866) 823-5778