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Hardware requirements for AV Defender

Your system or environment needs to meet the following requirements to use AV Defender v5.3.26.735 and later. AV Defender will not work properly and/or will cause system instability when installed below the minimum requirement.

Workstation Server
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 10 TH2
  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update "Redstone"
  • ​Windows 7, 8, or 8.1
  • Vista (SP1)
  • Note: AV Defender v5.3.23.x is not compatible with Windows 10 TH2.
  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows SBS 2011
  • Windows SBS 2008
  • Windows Home Server

Hardware requirements

Processor for workstations
  • 1 GHz or faster Windows 7 Enterprise (32 and 64 bit)
  • 2 GHz or faster for Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 or higher (32 and 64 bit), Microsoft Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit), Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 (32 and 64bit), Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 10 TH2, Windows 10 Anniversary Update "Redstone"
  • 800 MHZ or faster for embedded and tablet operating systems
Processor for server
  • Minimum: 2.4 GHz single-core CPU
  • Recommended: 1.86 GHz or faster Intel Xeon multi-core CPU
Free memory
  • Recommended: 1 GB
  • Free memory represents the amount of memory available at run time before installing Security Manager AV Defender.

Hard disk
  • 1.5 GB for client
  • 410 MB for daily usage
  • 11 GB for Update Server

Free disk space should be where the root directory (%programfiles%) is located.

Communication ports
  • 80 - Update server port
  • 443 (HTTPS) - used by client software to connect to the communication server
  • 7074 - Update server port
  • 7076 - inbound/outbound signature updates
Traffic usage Download traffic on each client approximately 20 MB.