How to check if my computer meets the minimum system requirements for running Bitdefender

Before you install Bitdefender on Windows, it is best to check if your device meets the minimum system requirements. You can do that by following the instructions presented below:

For Windows 10:

1.  Go to your desktop and right-click on This PC.

NOTE: If you don’t have This PC on your desktop, you can also click on the Windows logo in the lower left corner, type This PC, and right-click on it.

2. Select Properties.

3. In this window you will be able to see which Windows edition is currently installed on your PC. Make sure it is one of the versions supported by Bitdefender.

NOTE: Bitdefender 2018 is compatible with Microsoft Windows 7 (SP1), Microsoft Windows 8, Microsoft Windows 8.1, and Microsoft Windows 10.

4. Next, check if you have enough memory installed to run Bitdefender. This is displayed next to Installed memory (RAM).

NOTE: Bitdefender 2018 requires at least 2GB RAM to run properly.

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5. Close the window and click again on the Windows logo in the lower left corner of the screen.

6. Type System, then click on System Information.

7. Next to Processor you will see the info related to your CPU.

NOTE: To run Bitdefender 2018, you need at least a dual-core 1.6GHz processor.

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For Windows 8/ 8.1

Hold down simultaneously the Windows key and the X key on your keyboard, then click System Information in the menu that appears.

Here you will be able to see all the necessary information.

 

For Windows 7

1. Click on the Windows button in the lower-left corner of the screen.

2. Type system, then click on System Information in the menu that appears.

Here you will be able to see all the necessary information.

 

If your system meets all the requirements, you can proceed  with the installation.

 

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