Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 R2 SOS

 
 
 

How to install/update version/remove Kaspersky Anti-Virus version 6.0 MP4 via Group Policy Object Editor

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2012 Jan 23 ID: 1971
 
 
 
 

Applies to:
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Workstations MP4
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 SOS MP4
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 for Windows Servers MP4
  • Using Group Policy Object Editor you can install, update and remove Kaspersky Anti-Virus version 6.0 MP4 on PCs within a domain without implementing Kaspersky Administration Kit.

    This scenario has been tested on the following operating systems:

    • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x32/x64
    • Microsoft  Windows Vista x32
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise Edition

     

    APPLICATION INSTALLATION

    In order to install Kaspersky Anti-Virus, do the following:

    1. Create a shared network folder on the PC which is the domain controller and copy a Kaspersky Anti-Virus installation file (.msi) into it.
      To get an .msi file, extract the Kaspersky Anti-Virus setup launcher file using an archiver (for example, WinZip).
      You can also add into this folder:
      • setup.ini file containing Kaspersky Anti-Virus installation configuration list;
      • configuration file install.cfg;
      • key file.
    2. Open the Group Policy Object Editor via standard MMC console:
      Click Start – Run – enter the command mmc – OK – add a snap-in (File - Add Snap-In - Add - Group Policy Object Editor - Add - OK).
    3. Create a new package. In the console tree go to Group Policy Object – Computer Configuration – Software Settings – Software Installation. In the Action menu, point to New, and click Package.


    4. In the next window type the path to the shared network folder with Kaspersky Anti-Virus installation file. In the Deploy Software dialogue box choose Assigned and click OK.
    5. The group policy will be applied to each workstation during next registration of PCs within the domain. As the result Kaspersky Anti-Virus will be installed on all PCs.

    InformationIf you have made any changes in the setup.ini file, for example, you need to recreate the installation package in the corresponding policy.

    APPLICATION VERSION UPDATE

    In order to upgrade Kaspersky Anti-Virus version, do the following:

    1. Copy the .msi installation file containing Kaspersky Anti-Virus updates into the shared network folder.
    2. Open the Group Policy Object Editor and create a new package as described above in the section Installation.
    3. Select the new package from the list and use the command Properties in the contextual menu. In the package properties window go to the Updates tab and select the package containing the previous Kaspersky Anti-Virus version.
    4. To install an updated Kaspersky Anti-Virus version and keep the protection configuration, choose the option to install on top of the existing package.
    5. The group policy will be applied to each workstation during next registration of PCs within the domain.

    APPLICATION REMOVAL

    In order to uninstall Kaspersky Anti-Virus, do the following:

    1. Open the Group Policy Object Editor.
    2. I the console tree go to Group Policy Object – Computer Configuration – Software Settings – Software Installation.
    3. Select the Kaspersky Anti-Virus package in the list of packages, right-click the software package at the right of the screen and choose All Tasks – Remove.
    4. In the dialogue window Remove Application choose Immediately uninstall the software from users and computersKaspersky Anti-Virus will be removed after the next PC reboot.
     
     
     
     
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