After Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 is started, the following message may be displayed: "Databases are corrupted".
The system protection indicator in the main application window will turn red, and the Databases: corrupted message will be displayed.
To solve the issue:
Wait until the update process is complete. Make sure the product is updated and functions normally.
If the update process ends with the same error (Databases are corrupted) try to restart the application and update the databases once again. To do so:
In Windows XP/Vista/7:
In the left-hand lower corner of the window, select Start -> (All) Programs -> Kaspersky Internet Security -> Kaspersky Internet Security.
In Windows 8:
If the above recommendations did not help you to fix the issue, send a request with the detailed description of the issue to Kaspersky Lab Technical Support via My Kaspersky Account. Attach the following files:
For details on how to use My Kaspersky Account, refer to My Kaspersky Account FAQ.
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