System requirements

Supported OS for EFDE Client application:

ESET Full Disk Encryption for Windows

32-bit

64-bit

Windows 11

N/A

Windows 10

Windows 8.1

Windows 8

Windows 7 (requires Windows update)

Windows Server OS

X

X

 

ESET Full Disk Encryption for macOS

Supported

macOS 12.0 Monterey

macOS 11.0 Big Sur

macOS 10.15 Catalina

macOS 10.14 Mojave

macOS 10.13 High Sierra

X

macOS 10.12 Sierra

X

 


important

Do not install EFDE Client application on the same workstation as your ESMC or ESET PROTECT Server database.

Compatibility:

Legacy/BIOS firmware is not supported. ESET Full Disk Encryption requires a UEFI-capable system.

ESET Full Disk Encryption does not support MBR Partitionn Schemed Disks. Only GPT Partition Schemed Disks are supported.

ESET Full Disk Encryption supports Apple M1 Mac with Rosetta installed.

ESET Full Disk Encryption does not support ARM processors on Windows.

ESET Full Disk Encryption is not supported on dual-boot or software RAID systems.

ESET Full Disk Encryption is not compatible with Apple Mac system using Apple Boot Camp.

ESET Full Disk Encryption does not support Microsoft Storage Spaces and Dynamic Disks.

Use software with Windows Insider Previews for testing purposes only, as data may be at risk.

DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM 1.0 or higher driver.

 

You can use ESET Full Disk Encryption in a virtual machine environment on a PC or Mac Hypervisors:

VMware Workstation 16.2.3

VMware ESXi 7.0 / vSphere 7.0.3.00300

VMware Fusion 12.2.3

Parallels

Microsoft Hyper-V (secure boot not supported)

 

Management console requirements:

ESET Security Management Center version 7.1+ or ESET PROTECT Cloud or ESET PROTECT 8.0+

ESET Management Agent version 7.1+ for Windows.

ESET Management Agent version 8.0+ for macOS.