When I try to launch the installation for desktop, it pops up an error indicating, "The specified program requires a newer version of windows." why?
Qlik Sense Desktop has following system requirement:
On a Windows Sever2008 Enterprise, will ask you to install a full version of Qlik Sense.
Hope to be helpful
Qlik Sense Desktop for Windows is what we're trying to install. I checked the prerequisites and it indicates that the Win2008 R2 x64 should be supported. The .exe indicates, "Qlik_Sense_Desktop_setup.exe."
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In FAQ, we mentioned that:
On what OS can I install Qlik Sense Desktop?
This edition of Qlik Sense Desktop requires 64 Bit Windows Vista/7/8. It cannot be installed on server operating systems like Windows Server 2008 or 2012.
what Bohua is trying to tell you, that you cannot installed Qlik Sense desktop on a server (Win 2003 or 2008), it only can be installed on Win 7,8 , 8.1