Supported Excel Versions

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To view Microsoft® Access databases, you need Microsoft® Access, or a free viewer such as MDB Viewer Plus.


Random Data Generator runs on 32-bit installations of Microsoft® Office only. If your copy of Excel is installed as 64-bit, you cannot use this program.

Disk Space

Requires 1 MB disk space for installation and source files.

Screen Resolution

Minimum 1024 x 768 is recommended

Operating System

Supports Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 and 8. Requires DAO 3.6 (for Access database creation), Windows Script Host Object Model (checking forward compatibility), MSXML 6.0 (to read xml files, RANDOM.ORG API), RegEx (to create XML files). Windows may be installed as 32- or 64-bit.

Administrator Rights

To install Random Data Generator, at least one of the following three conditions must be met:

  1. You are logged in as Administrator.
  2. You have administrator permissions.
  3. You run the setup program as Administrator
  4. You can give temporary elevated permission for the installer to run.

To run the installation program "As Administrator", instructions for each operating system are as follows:


Site last updated: August 20, 2014