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Symantec Encryption Desktop Support on Windows 8


Article ID: 157268


Updated On:


Desktop Email Encryption Drive Encryption


Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3.0 is *not* compatible on Windows 8.



Symantec Encryption Desktop version 10.3.1 and above is *now* supported on Windows 8 operating system.  Versions prior to Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3.1 are not compatible.  See AL1513 for more details.

It is recommended to be on the latest version of Symantec Encryption Desktop for best compatibility. 


Also, refer to article TECH203071 for more details and requirements on UEFI support and Symantec Drive Encryption.


Applies To


  • Symantec Encryption Desktop 10.3.0
  • Windows 8