Minimum recommended configuration of Hardware & Software required for CSTAR and ODIN Trader Workstation/s (TWS)





(A) Minimum required configuration of Hardware, however members are free   to Opt for higher configuration


·           Intel Core i3 or Core i5 or higher of any speed with   4 GB RAM or more

·         SATA Hard Disk of 7200 RPM Speed or SSD of 500 GB or more

·         101 Key Keyboard, Mouse

·         17” Color Monitor (19” TFT LCD/LED preferred)

·         Inbuilt Graphics with 64 MB or higher graphic memory

·         Ethernet Network inbuilt/external of 10/100/1000 Mhz, supporting multicast

·         Optical drive preferred

·         Sound Card with Speaker (optional)


(B) Software

·        Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional (Original licensed copy is highly recommended) or Microsoft Windows 10 Professional

·        Both 32 & 64 bit can be installed

·        Internet Explorer latest 6 or more. Edge or Google Chrome is also compatible

·        Any Zip software like Winzip/Gzip etc. installed

·        Any remote connectivity software like Team Viewer/VNC etc. (all are single user free to download software available in the net)

·        Anti-Virus software like McAfee/E-Trust/Kaspersky/Sophos etc. with latest & regular updates is a must for trading software installation and hassle free system operation.

No Free & Pirated antivirus software works properly in any large network setup like CSE, so users are requested to procure original antivirus software with proper licensing and update guarantee. CSE uses Kaspersky in its own setup and is recommended for members’ use also.


(C) Printer

132 - Column compatible printer preferred



Any good online/line interactive UPS with at least 10 minutes of battery backup facility is suggested. Online UPS is preferred.





For licensing issue they may procure any higher version license but should install the above-mentioned version only.

CSE recommends original & licensed version of Operating System (Microsoft Windows) for smooth running of system.