What are the system requirements for F-Secure SAFE?

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This article lists the system requirements for F-Secure SAFE for all supported operating systems.

Note: We recommend that you only install one antivirus software product on your computer. If you have more than one antivirus software product installed, this may lead to performance issues.

Things to do before installation:
  • Make sure you have an active Internet connection to validate your subscription and receive updates.
  • Enable Javascript in your browser settings to enable active block pages.


  • Supported versions:
    • Windows 10* with the latest updates installed
    • Windows 8.1*
    • Windows 7 (SP1)

      *ARM-based tablets are not supported.

  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 or higher
  • Memory requirements: 1GB or more
  • Disk space: 600 MB free disk space


  • Supported versions:
    • macOS 10.15 (Catalina)
    • macOS 10.14 (Mojave)
    • macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)
  • Processor: Intel
  • Memory requirements: 1GB or more
  • Disk space: 250MB free disk space

Smartphones and tablets

  • Android 5.0 or later with 70MB of free disk space
  • iOS 11 or later with 10MB of free disk space

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