Custom installation of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 for Mac



Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Mac


Custom installation of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 for Mac

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2012 Aug 31 ID: 4802

The Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 for Mac distributive includes not only the installation tool, but also the uninstallation tool. You can start standart installation, then by default the following components will be installed:

Or you can select the components to be installed (File Anti-VirusKaspersky URL Advisor).


The File Scan component is always installed.

In order to choose the components of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 for Mac to be installed, perfrom the following actions:

  • open the Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 distributive with the extension *.dmg:

or launch the distributive volume:

  • in the Kaspersky Anti-Virus window select Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 and double-click it:

  • on the Introduction step click the Continue button in order to start the installation process:

  • on the Read me step review the main Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 functions and the system requirements
  • to continue click the Continue button:

  • on the License step read carefully the license agreement to exclude disputable questions connected to the product use. To continue click the Continue button:


  • to confirm that you agree to the terms of the license agreement click the Agree button:



  • on the KSN step the Setup Wizard suggests participation in Kaspersky Security Network. If you participate in the program, Kaspersky Lab will receive information about new threats, detected on your computer. As well as system information and a unique identifier will be specified for your computer by Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 for Mac. Please note that no personal data will be gathered or sent within this process. Read the Terms of participation in Kaspersky Security Network. If you agree with all the terms, check I agree to participate in Kaspersky Security Network. Click Continue button to proceed with the installation:


  • on the Destination Select step select the disk to install the application and click Continue:



  • on the Installation Type step click the Customize button to open the Custom Install window:



  • in the Custom Install window you can check/clear the File Anti-Virus and Kaspersky URL Advisor boxes:
    • the File Anti-Virus component provides real-time protection
    • Kaspersky URL Advisor scans all links on web pages for suspicious and phishing links
  • click the Install button to start the installation:



  • enter the name and the password of the administrator account to confirm the Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 installation
  • click the OK button:



  • wait until the installation process is complete
  • on the Summary step the information about the successfully installed application will appear
  • to close the installation window click the Close button:


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