Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 System Requirements
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Kaspersky Internet Security 2016


Kaspersky Internet Security 2016 System Requirements

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2017 Oct 25 ID: 12140

General requirements

  • 480 MB of free disk space
  • CD/DVD drive (when installing from a CD)
  • Internet connection (for activation and updates)
  • Pointing device (mouse, touchscreen, or other)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 or later
  • Microsoft Windows Installer 3.0 or later 
  • Microsoft .Net Framework 4 or later

Netbook requirements

  • Intel Atom processor 1.6 GHz and faster
  • Intel GMA950 video card (or better) with at least 64 MB of memory (or compatible equivalent)
  • Screen resolution of at least 1024×600

Compatible web browsers

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 and later
  • Microsoft Edge 38.x and later (Secure Keyboard Input and the Kaspersky Protection extension functions are not supported)
  • Mozilla Firefox version 52.x and later
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR version 52.x and later
  • Google Chrome versions 45.x – 55.x.

Operating systems

  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition / Professional SP3 (32-bit) / Professional SP2 (64-bit)
    • Intel Pentium 1 Ghz or faster (or compatible equivalent)
    • 512 MB available RAM
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Ultimate SP2 or later (32/64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Starter / Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Ultimate SP1 or later (32/64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8 Pro / Enterprise (32/64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 (Windows 8.1 Update) / Pro / Enterprise (32/64 bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home / Pro / Enterprise TH1 / TH2 / RS1 / RS2 / RS3 (32/64 bit)
    • Intel Pentium 1 Ghz or faster (or compatible equivalent)
    • 1 GB (32-bit) / 2 GB (64-bit) available RAM


  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 and 11 with the new Windows user interface style are not supported. To access My Kaspersky portal, we recommend using Microsoft Internet Explorer 9.0 or later. 
  • Secure Keyboard Input and the Kaspersky Protection extension functionality are not supported in Microsoft Edge.
  • A number of features is restricted on 64-bit operating systems
  • Installation Assistant is not available for dynamic drives.
  • Webcam access protection is provided only for compatible webcam models.
  • Mozilla Firefox versions earlier than 52.x do not support the Kaspersky Protection extension.

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