The Minimum System requirements for Norton Security

You now get the powerful Norton Protection for your PCs with Norton security. To successfully install Norton Security on your window system device, it must meet the minimum system requirements that are listed in this article.

Norton Security Premium includes parental control to keep the Internet activities of your kids safe and provides 25 GB of secure online backup for up to 10 devices (PCs only). It does not include secure backup for Mac OS X.

Operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows® 10 and Windows® 10 Pro (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows® 8.1 or later (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows® 8 and Windows® 8 Pro (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows® 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) with Service Pack 1 or later
  • Microsoft Windows® Vista (32-bit and 64-bit) with Service Pack 1 or later
  • Microsoft Windows® XP with Service Pack 3

Hardware

  • ProcessorFor Windows 10/8/7/Vista: 1 GHzFor Windows XP: 300 MHz
  • RAMFor Windows 10: 2 GB (minimum of 512 MB RAM required for Recovery Tool)For Windows 8/7: 1 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit) (minimum of 512 MB RAM required for Recovery Tool)

    For Windows Vista: 512 MB

    For Windows XP: 256 MB

  • Hard disk space300 MB of available hard disk space

Browser Support for Vulnerability Protection

The following browsers are supported for Vulnerability Protection.

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 8.0 or higher (32-bit and 64-bit)1,2
  • Mozilla Firefox® (32-bit and 64-bit)2
  • Google Chrome™ (32-bit and 64-bit)2

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

The following browsers are supported for Phishing Protection, Safe Search, and Password Management.

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 8.0 or higher (32-bit and 64-bit)1,2
  • Mozilla Firefox® (32-bit and 64-bit)2
  • Google Chrome™ (32-bit and 64-bit)2

Email clients

Norton Security supports email scanning on all POP3 compatible email clients.

Support for Antispam

The following email client is supported for Antispam:

  • Microsoft Outlook 2003 and later

1 Some protection features are not available in Microsoft Internet Explorer 10.0 or later.

2 As made available by Symantec within your service period.

 

The Minimum System Requirements for Norton security

  1. For MAC
  2. For Mobile

 

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