Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Mac


How to activate a commercial version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 for Mac using an activation code?

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2012 Aug 16 ID: 4888

  1. Activation methods 
  2. Activation of program commercial version

1. Activation methods 

InformationIn order to activate a trial version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 for Mac, an Internet connection must be established.

After installation of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 for Mac you can activate the program using one of the following methods:

  • Activate using activation code. You will be required to enter your activation code (e.g. XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX). You must have an established Internet connection. The activation wizard automatically downloads and installs a key file.
  • Use excisting key file. You will be asked to select a valid key file. The option can be useful, if you migrate from the previous version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Mac and have a key file saved on your computer.
  • Activate trial version. The Activation Wizard downloads and installs a key file with validity period of 30 days. Trial version is fully functional.

InformationThe Activate trial version option can be missed. It menas that trial version is already installed on your computer or it was used earlier.

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Activation of program commercial version

In order Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 for Mac full-functions, you need to activate the application using a key file or an activation code. If the application is activated, you will be able to update the databases regularly, which help to secure your computer.

InformationIn order to activate Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 for Mac using an activation code, you must have an established Interent connection.

You can find information that the installed application is not activated in the main window of the application. In order to activate the application, click on the License button with the "key" sign:

  1. click the Activate button on the window that will open

  1. on the Activation method step check Activate using activation code
  2. on the bottom right hand corner of the window click on the Continue button

  1. in the Activation code entry field enter the activation code you received when you purchased the application
  2. on the bottom right hand corner of the window click on the Continue button

  1. if you are using a proxy server to connect to the Internet, then you need to specify your user name and your password for authentication
  2. click the OK button to start the process of connection to Kaspersky Lab activation server

  1. wait untill the process is completed
  2. if the activation is successfully done, then in the Key file information window you will see the information that the key file is installed successfully and the information about the key
  3. to finish the activation process click on the Finish button

  1. on the informational window you can find the license number, the expiration date and the number of remaining days
  2. click the Close button to close the window.

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