Metrix can be installed on a virtual computer that meets the system requirements.
Virtualization is a method of running one operating system inside of another operating system. It enables you to use multiple computing environments without having multiple (actual) computers.
A virtual machine is called "virtual" because it does not physically exist: it is just a program that runs on your existing computer but acts exactly like a completely separate computer.
Implementing Metrix on a virtual computer
There is different software that you can use to run a virtual computer:
The method used will depend upon several factors including whether or not your organization has a server, whether or not your computer is running Windows 7 Professional, or if your computer has the suggested hardware to run a virtual computer.
A common scenario is running a virtual computer that meets the system requirements on a computer that has Windows XP and and Office 2007.