System Requirements for ESET Smart Security / ESET NOD32 Antivirus (Home Users)

KB Solution ID: SOLN358|Last Revised: September 30, 2014

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What operating systems are ESET products compatible with? (Home Users)

 

Version 8.x, 7.x

Windows 8.x, 7, Vista, Home Server:

  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 512 MB (1 GB for Vista x64) RAM of system memory
  • 320 MB available space
  • Super VGA (800 × 600)

Windows XP SP3:

  • Windows XP Service Pack 3 is required for best performance
  • 400 MHz 32-bit (x86)/ 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 128 MB RAM of system memory
  • 320 MB available disk space
  • Super VGA (800 × 600)


     

Previous releases


 

Version 6.x

Windows 8, 7, Vista, Home Server:

  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 512 MB (1 GB for Vista x64) RAM of system memory
  • 320 MB available space
  • Super VGA (800 × 600)

Windows XP:

  • 400 MHz 32-bit (x86)/ 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 128 MB RAM of system memory
  • 320 MB available disk space
  • Super VGA (800 × 600)
     

Version 5.x

Windows 8 *(For best performance with Windows 8, upgrade to the latest version of ESET Smart Security/ESET NOD32 Antivirus)
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Home Server:

  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 512 MB (1 GB for Vista x64) RAM of system memory
  • 320 MB available space
  • Super VGA (800 × 600)

Windows 2000, XP, 2003:

  • 400 MHz 32-bit (x86) processor
  • 128 MB RAM of system memory
  • 320 MB available disk space
  • Super VGA (800 × 600)

Version 4.x

Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 512 MB (GB for Vista x64) RAM of system memory
  • 80 MB available space
  • Super VGA (800 × 600)

Windows 2000, XP, 2003:

  • 400 MHz 32-bit (x86) processor
  • 256 MB RAM of system memory
  • 80 MB available disk space
  • Super VGA (800 × 600)
     

Version 3.0

Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x64) processor
  • 512 MB (1GB) RAM of system memory
  • 35 MB available space
  • Super VGA (800 x 600)

Windows 2000, XP, 2003:

  • 400 MHz 32-bit (x86) processor
  • 128 MB RAM of system memory
  • 35 MB available disk space
  • Super VGA (800 x 600)
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