In the main application window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 you can find all required data concerning your computer protection status, components' work, databases status and license validity period. You can also view info about Cloud protection (Kaspersky Security Network) and recommendations concerning the application components setting and performing other actions.
You an open the window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 the following ways:
From the context menu: double-click the Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 icon in the taskbar notification area in the right lower part of the screen.
From the Start menu:
For users of Windows XP/Vista/7:
For users of Windows 8:
From Windows Browser:
From Kaspersky Gadget: on the Kaspersky Gadget, click on the Display icon.
The main application window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 opens.
The window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 can be divided into two parts:
Also in the window of Kaspersky Internet Security you can use the following buttons and links:
The protection status of the computer reflects the presence or absence of any kinds of threats affecting the security level of the system as a whole. Threats include not only detected malicious objects, but also use of out-of-date databases, disabled computer protection, and use of minimum settings for Kaspersky Internet Security 2014.
The computer's protection status is shown in the window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 in the form of a color indicator. Depending on the situation, the color of the indicator changes.
In Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 the color indicator has three possible statuses:
Clicking on the indicator opens the Security problems window, which provides detailed information about the computer's protection status. All problems are grouped by the categories to which they relate:
If there are problems with the computer's protection, you are advised to eliminate them as soon as possible.
To view detailed information about the computer's protection status and to eliminate problems:
If the window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 will not open, it means that protection either malfunctions or does not function at all. In this case you are recommended to restore the program.
If the problem keeps repeating, create a request to Kaspersky Lab Technical Support via the My Kaspersky Account service. Describe your problem in all details. You can find detailed instructions on how to work with My Kaspersky Account in FAQ for My Kaspersky Account.
Release of antivirus database updates (required to protect your computer/server/mobile device)
Providing technical support over phone / web
Release of patches for the application (addressing detected bugs)
*The installation of plug-ins from Google Web Store is required for the support of the Google Chrome 33.x web browser.
*Some product features are compatible with 32-bit operating systems only
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