Kaspersky Small Office Security

Hardware and software requirements

October 3, 2023

ID 43520

General requirements

  • 1500 MB free disk space on the hard drive
  • Processor that supports the SSE2 instruction set (except ARM)
  • Internet access (for the application installation and activation, for the use of Kaspersky Security Network, and for updating databases and application modules)
  • Microsoft Windows® Installer 4.5 or later
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4 or later
  • Webcam access protection is provided only for compatible webcam models

When deploying on a personal computer

Operating system

CPU

Free RAM

Restrictions

Microsoft Windows 11 Home (21H2, 22H2, 23H2)

1 GHz or higher

4 GB (for a 64-bit operating system)

Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) is not supported.

Microsoft Windows 11 Enterprise (21H2, 22H2, 23H2)

Microsoft Windows 11 Pro (21H2, 22H2, 23H2)

Microsoft Windows 10 Home (versions: 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, 1809, 1903, 1909, 2004, 20H2, 21H1, 21H2, 22H2)

1 GHz or higher

1 GB (for 32-bit operating systems) or 2 GB (for 64-bit operating systems)

Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2) is not supported.

Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise (versions: 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, 1809, 1903, 1909, 2004, 20H2, 21H1, 21H2, 22H2)

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro (versions: 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, 1809, 1903, 1909, 2004, 20H2, 21H1, 21H2, 22H2)

Microsoft Windows 8.1 (Service Pack 0 or later, Windows 8.1 Update)

1 GHz or higher

1 GB (for 32-bit operating systems) or 2 GB (for 64-bit operating systems)

 

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro (Service Pack 0 or later, Windows 8.1 Update)

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Enterprise (Service Pack 0 or later, Windows 8.1 Update)

Microsoft Windows 8 (Service Pack 0 or later)

1 GHz or higher

1 GB (for 32-bit operating systems) or 2 GB (for 64-bit operating systems)

 

Microsoft Windows 8 Pro (Service Pack 0 or later)

Microsoft Windows 8 Enterprise (Service Pack 0 or later)

Microsoft Windows 7 Starter (Service Pack 1 or later)

1 GHz or higher

 

1 GB (for 32-bit operating systems) or 2 GB (for 64-bit operating systems)

 

 

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic (Service Pack 1 or later)

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium (Service Pack 1 or later)

Microsoft Windows 7 Professional (Service Pack 1 or later)

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (Service Pack 1 or later)

For the Safe Browsing, Anti-Banner, and Safe Money protection components to work, the Base Filtering Engine service must be running in the operating system.

Terminal server support

When installed on a personal computer, the application supports multisession terminal connections for the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 10 Enterprise for Virtual Desktops (EVD)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise for Virtual Desktops (EVD)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2022
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2019
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2

Browser support

The following browsers support installing the Kaspersky Protection extension:

  • Chromium-based Microsoft Edge 77.x – 117.x;
  • Mozilla™ Firefox™ versions 52.x – 117.x, including Mozilla Firefox MSIX 94.x;
  • Mozilla™ Firefox™ ESR 52.x, 60.x, 68.x, 78.x, 91.x, 102.x, 115.x;
  • Google Chrome™ versions 48.x – 117.x.

The following browsers support On-Screen Keyboard and scanning of encrypted connections:

  • Chromium-based Microsoft Edge 77.x – 117.x;
  • Mozilla Firefox versions 52.x – 117.x, including Mozilla Firefox MSIX 94.x;
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 52.x, 60.x, 68.x, 78.x, 91.x, 102.x, 115.x;
  • Google Chrome 48.x – 117.x.

The following browsers support Protected Browser mode:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0;
  • Chromium-based Microsoft Edge 77.x – 117.x;
  • Mozilla Firefox versions 52.x – 117.x, excluding Mozilla Firefox MSIX 94.x in Protected Browser mode;
  • Mozilla Firefox ESR 52.x, 60.x, 68.x, 78.x, 91.x, 102.x, 115.x;
  • Google Chrome 48.x – 117.x;
  • Yandex Browser 18.3.1 – 22.9.5, 23.x (with limitations).

Newer versions of browsers can be supported if the browser supports the corresponding technology.

Kaspersky Small Office Security supports Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox in 32-bit and in 64-bit operating systems.

Requirements for tablet computers

  • Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Windows 8.1, Microsoft Windows 10, Microsoft Windows 11;
  • Intel® Celeron® processor with a clock speed of 1.66 GHz or faster;
  • 1000 MB free RAM.

Requirements for netbooks

  • Intel Atom™ CPU 1.60 GHz or faster;
  • 1024 MB free RAM;
  • 10.1-inch display with 1024x768 screen resolution;
  • Intel GMA 950 graphics core or later.

The requirements for Kaspersky Password Manager are available in the help files of this application.

When deploying on a file server

Kaspersky Small Office Security cannot be installed on Microsoft Windows Server Datacenter and on file servers running in Server Core mode.

Operating system

CPU

Free RAM

Microsoft Windows Server 2022 Standard

64-bit (x64) processor with a clock speed of 1.4 GHz or higher

2 GB

Microsoft Windows Server 2019 Essentials / Standard RTM

64-bit (x64) processor with a clock speed of 1.4 GHz or higher

2 GB

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Essentials / Standard RTM

64-bit (x64) processor with a clock speed of 1.4 GHz or higher

2 GB

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation / Essentials / Standard

64-bit (x64) processor with a clock speed of 1.4 GHz or higher

4 GB

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Foundation / Essentials / Standard

64-bit (x64) processor with a clock speed of 1.4 GHz or higher

4 GB

Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials / Standard Service Pack 1 or later

64-bit (x64) processor with a clock speed of 2 GHz or higher

8 GB

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation / Standard / Enterprise Service Pack 1 or later

64-bit (x64) processor with a clock speed of 1.4 GHz or higher or dual-core processor with a clock speed of 1.4 GHz or higher

512 MB

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