PC System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported:

  • Microsoft® Windows® XP (32-bit) Home/Professional/Tablet PC/Media Center (32-bit) with Service Pack 2 or later
  • Microsoft Windows Vista® (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Ultimate with Service Pack 1 or later
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) Starter/Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro (32-bit and 64-bit)

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 300 MHz for Microsoft Windows XP, 1 GHz for Microsoft Windows Vista/Microsoft Windows 7/Windows 8
  • 256 MB of RAM
  • 300 MB of available hard disk space
  • CD-ROM or DVD drive (if not installing via electronic download)

Browser Support for Phishing Protection, Safe Search, and Password Management

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 7.0 or higher (32-bit only), as made available by Symantec within your service period.
  • Mozilla® Firefox® (32-bit only). Supports current and most recent previous 32-bit major releases.
  • Google Chrome™

Browser Support for Vulnerability Protection

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 7.0 or higher (32-bit only), as made available by Symantec within your service period.
  • Mozilla® Firefox® (32-bit only). Supports current and most recent previous 32-bit major releases.

Support for Antispam

  • Microsoft Outlook® 2002 or later
  • Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0 or later
  • Windows Mail (spam filtering only)

Email scanning supported for POP3-compatible email clients

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