McAfee Endpoint Protection Suite
System Requirements

These are minimum system requirements only. Recommended requirements are in parenthesis, where applicable. Actual requirements will vary depending on the nature of your environment. 64-bit operating system support is available for some technologies.

Windows Operating Systems

  • Windows Vista (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit, RTM and SPI)
  • Windows 7 Embedded Standard
  • Windows 8 (32-bit, 64-bit)
  • Windows 8 Embedded (32-bit)
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 10
  • Windows Server 2008 (32-bit, 64-bit, including R2)
  • Windows Essential Business Server 2008 (64-bit)
  • Windows Small Business Server 2011 (64-bit)
  • Windows Server 2012 (64-bit, including R2)
  • Windows Server 2016

Windows Hardware Requirements

  • 1 GHz CPU or higher
  • 512 MB of RAM (1 GB recommended)
  • 1.5 GB of free space on the hard disk

Macintosh Operating Systems

  • Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, Mac OS 10.12

Mac Hardware Requirements

  • 64-bit Intel Core 2 Duo or later
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • 500 MB of free space on the hard disk

Virtual Environments

  • Microsoft Azure
  • Amazon WorkSpaces
  • VMware WS 5.0, GSX 3.2, ESX 2.5 or later
  • VMware ESXi 4.1 - 5.5
  • VMware ESX 6.0
  • Microsoft Virtual Server 2005
  • Microsoft Enterprise Desktop Virtualization (MED-V)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008, 2012, and 2012 R2 Hyper-V
  • Citrix XenServer 5.6 or later
  • Virutal Box by Oracle

Linux Operating Systems (32-bit and 64-bit versions)

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • SuSE Linux Enterprise (server/desktop)
  • Oracle Linux (OEL)
  • CentOS
  • Ubuntu
  • Debian
  • Fedora

Linux Hardware Requirements

  • Intel Pentium 4 (2 GHz CPU or higher)
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 7 GB of free space on the hard disk