About Windows 8 and Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1

Article:TECH174348  |  Created: 2011-11-14  |  Updated: 2013-11-05  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH174348
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Is Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) 12.1 supported on Microsoft Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012? 


Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU2 and later are supported on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. For information on how to obtain the latest build of Symantec Endpoint Protection, read How to obtain an update or an upgrade for your Symantec corporate product.

Note: Windows 8.1 is only supported with Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 RU4 and later.

Earlier releases of SEP 12.1 offer support for computers running Windows 7, Windows 2008, WES7 and other Operating Systems. For full details, please see System Requirements for Symantec Endpoint Protection, Enterprise and Small Business Editions, and Network Access Control 12.1.

To check if the computer in question meets the system requirements, download and run a pre-install check with SymHelp.

 In November 2011, Symantec Security Response released a white paper on "Windows 8 Security" that will be of interest to Windows 8 admins. 

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