How to check if your PC meets the recommended system requirements

How to check if your PC meets the recommended system requirements

You may install Bitdefender 2013 only on computers running the following operating systems:

  • Windows XP with Service Pack 3 (32-bit)
  • Windows Vista with Service Pack 2
  • Windows 7 with Service Pack 1
  • Windows 8

Before installation, make sure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements:

Minimum system requirements

  • 1.8 GB available free hard disk space (at least 800 MB on the system drive)
  • 800 MHz processor
  • 1 GB of memory (RAM)

Recommended system requirements

  • 2.8 GB available free hard disk space (at least 800 MB on the system drive)
  • Intel CORE Duo (1.66 GHz) or equivalent processor
  • Memory (RAM):
    • 1 GB for Windows XP
    • 1.5 GB for Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8

To find out the Windows operating system your computer is running and hardware information follow the instructions below:

  • Locate My Computer or Computer icon on your desktop or from the Start menu and right-click on it
  • Select Properties from the menu
  • Here you can find out:
    • Windows Edition
    • Service Pack

  Note: if not specified, it means no Service Pack is installed and you should consider applying the latest Service Pack corresponding to your Operating System
  - CPU specifications and RAM Memory


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