This article provides the requirements and steps to install PGP Desktop for Windows. For a video on how to install PGP Desktop, see the following article.
Before you begin the installation, verify that your system meets these minimum requirements:
Operating System Requirements
PGP Desktop can be installed on systems running the following versions of Microsoft Windows operating systems:
Note: The above operating systems are supported only when all of the latest hot fixes and security patches from Microsoft have been applied.
512 MB of RAM
64 MB hard disk space
Installing the Software
Note: You must have administrative rights on your system in order to install PGP Desktop.
Note: If you are in a domain protected by a PGP Universal Server, your PGP administrator may have preconfigured your PGP Desktop installer with specific features and/or settings. In addition, if your PGP administrator set up silent enrollment, your Windows domain password will be used for all passphrase requirements in PGP Desktop. If specified by policy, PGP Whole Disk Encryption may automatically start to encrypt your disk when your Windows password is entered.