Hardware and software requirements

For a proper functioning of Kaspersky Internet Security, a computer should meet the defined requirements.

General requirements:

  • 480 MB free disk space.
  • CD / DVD-ROM (to install Kaspersky Internet Security from the distribution CD).
  • Internet connection (to update databases and application modules).
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher.
  • Microsoft Windows Installer 2.0.

Requirements for Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (Service Pack 2 or higher), Microsoft Windows XP Professional (Service Pack 2 or higher), Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition (Service Pack 2 or higher):

  • Intel Pentium 800 MHz 32-bit (x86) / 64-bit (x64) processor or higher (or a compatible equivalent);
  • 512 MB free RAM.

Requirements for Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic, Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium, Microsoft Windows Vista Business, Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise, Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate, Microsoft Windows 7 Starter, Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic, Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate:

  • Intel Pentium 1 GHz 32-bit (x86) / 64-bit (x64) processor or higher (or a compatible equivalent);
  • 1GB free RAM (32-bit); 2 GB free RAM (64-bit).

You cannot enable Safe Run when working under Microsoft Windows XP (64-bit) operating system. The Safe Run is restricted when working in Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit) and Microsoft Windows 7(64-bit) operating systems.

Requirements for netbooks:

  • Intel Atom 1.33 MHz (Z520) processor or a compatible equivalent.
  • Intel GMA950 video card with video RAM more than 64 MB (or a compatible equivalent).
  • Screen size not less than 10.1″.
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition or higher.

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Hardware and software requirements