How to update anti-virus databases of Kaspersky Internet Security 2011?



Kaspersky Internet Security 2011


How to update anti-virus databases of Kaspersky Internet Security 2011?

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2012 Aug 29 ID: 3974

Keeping the application updated is a prerequisite for reliably protecting your computer. New viruses, Trojans, and malicious software emerge daily, so it is important to update the application regularly to keep your personal data constantly protected. Information about threats and methods of their neutralization is stored in the databases of Kaspersky Internet Security 2011, therefore their timely updating is an essential part in the maintenance of reliable protection.

Application update downloads and installs the following updates on your computer:

  • Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 databases. The protection of information is based on databases which contain signatures of threats and network attacks, and the methods used to fight them. Protection components use these databases to search for and disinfect dangerous objects on your computer. The databases are added to every hour with records of new threats. Therefore, you are advised to update them on a regular basis. In addition to the Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 databases, the network drivers that enable the application's components to intercept network traffic are also updated.
  • Application modules. In addition to the databases of Kaspersky Internet Seciruty 2011 you can also update the program modules. The update packages fix the application's vulnerabilities and add new or improve the existing functionality.

To successfully download updates from Kaspersky Lab's update servers, your computer must be connected to the Internet. By default, the internet connection settings are determined automatically. However, if you connect to the Internet via a proxy server, you are rcommended to configure the proxy server settings.

By default, Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 downloads updates automatically. You can also configure the update process manually or according to the schedule.

How to change the update run mode in Kaspersky Internet Security 2011?

In order to update the Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 databases, perform the following actions:

Step 1. Open the main application window.

Step 2. In the left part of the main application window, go to the Update tab.

Step 3. In the right part of the main application window, click the Run Update button.

Step 4. Wait until the update process is completed.

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