Kaspersky Free System Requirements
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Kaspersky Free System Requirements

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2018 Oct 29 ID: 12962

General requirements

  • 1150 MB of free disk space 
  • Processor with SSE2 support 
  • Internet connection (for installation and activation, participation in the Kaspersky Security Network, as well as database and program module updates) 
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or later
    To access My Kaspersky, we recommend using Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 or later. 
  • Microsoft Windows Installer 3.0 or later 
  • Microsoft .Net Framework 4 or later

Requirements for operating systems

For Microsoft Windows 7 Starter (Service Pack 0 and later), Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (Service Pack 0 and later), Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (Service Pack 0 and later), Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (Service Pack 0 and later), Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (Service Pack 0 and later), Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Windows 8 Pro, Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise, Microsoft Windows 8.1 (Windows 8.1 Update), Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro (Windows 8.1 Update), Microsoft Windows 8.1 Enterprise (Windows 8.1 Update), Microsoft Windows 10 Home (TH1, TH2, RS1, RS2, RS3, RS4), Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise (TH1, TH2, RS1, RS2, RS3, RS4), Microsoft Windows 10 Pro (TH1, TH2, RS1, RS2, RS3, RS4):

  • 1 GHz processor or faster 
  • 1 GB of free RAM for 32-bit operating systems and 2 GB of free RAM for 64-bit operating systems.

The Base Filtering Engine service must be enabled in the operating system for the Web Anti-Virus and IM Anti-Virus protection components to work correctly.

Supported browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0.
    Microsoft Internet Explorer versions 8.0–11.0 in the new Windows interface style are not supported.
  • Microsoft Edge (all versions)
  • Mozilla Firefox 52.x–59.x and later
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 52.x
  • Google Chrome 48.x–64.x

Kaspersky Anti-Virus supports Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox on 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems.

Requirements for tablets

  • Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows 10
  • Intel Celeron processor at 1.66 GHz or faster
  • 1000 MB of free RAM

Requirements for netbooks

  • Intel Atom processor at 1600 MHz or faster
  • 1024 MB of free RAM
  • 10.1-inch display with 1024x600 screen resolution
  • Intel GMA 950 graphics chipset
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