End of Windows Vista
support for F-Secure SAFE and F-Secure Internet Security
Our Windows Vista support for
F-Secure SAFE and F-Secure Internet Security is coming to an end on
30th June 2017, after
providing an extended period of support for the operating system. Microsoft
will end its support for Windows Vista in April 2017.
What does end of
End of support means that if
our home security product is installed on a Windows Vista operating system, we
cannot guarantee the protection on that computer, as your computer will no
longer receive the necessary security updates and may be more open to security
vulnerabilities as a result.
What should I
To stay safe, we highly
recommend that you upgrade your computer operating system to Windows versions
that receive security updates from Microsoft. The most recent operating system
version always provides the best protection technologies and is fully
maintained by the vendor, receiving timely security updates and improvements.
What happens to my
software after end of support?
If you have a valid license
for our product and you upgrade your computer operating system, your existing
license will still be valid for the supported platforms.
Note: To check the system
requirements for our home security products, please take a look at these
These important issues,
however, do affect the home security product you have in use after end of
Windows Vista support for F-Secure SAFE and Internet Security:
The home security product
on your Windows Vista computer no longer receives important security updates,
and your computer may be vulnerable to harmful viruses and other malware.
If you currently have our
home security product installed on your Windows Vista computer and your license
expires, we strongly recommend that you no longer update your license, as we
cannot guarantee the continued functionality of the product on this operating
If you reinstall our home
security product on a Windows Vista operating system, our product will
discontinue to work, as the latest versions of our home security products are
no longer compatible with Windows Vista.