System Requirements for Windows ESET home products

Issue

This article applies to the following products:

  • ESET NOD32 Antivirus
  • ESET Internet Security
  • ESET Smart Security
  • ESET Smart Security Premium

Details

Before installing we recommend that you uninstall your current protection (including older versions of ESET software), to ensure a smooth transition.

Click here to access a list of uninstallers for common antivirus programs

Solution

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

 

Version 10.x

Windows 10, 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:

  • Windows XP is not supported by ESET 10.x products

 


 

Previous releases

Version 9.x, 8.x, 7.x

Windows 10, 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)

 

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)