Kaspersky Internet Security 2012


When I try to activate Kaspersky Internet Security 2009/2010 by an activation code for Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 the error "The key file is not compatible with this application" appears. What should I do?

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2012 Aug 15 ID: 6652

If you try to activate Kaspersky Internet Security 2009/2010 by an activation code for Kaspersky Internet Security 2012, the following error will appear on the screen:

WarningKaspersky Internet Security 2009/2010 cannot be activated by an activation code for Kaspersky Internet Security 2012.

In order to eliminate the problem, it is required to install Kaspersky Internet Security 2012. In order to do this, perform the following actions:

  1. click OK in the Kaspersky Internet Security window
  2. download the distributive of Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 from the official Kaspersky Lab web site
  3. uninstall Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 / 2010 from your computer
  4. run the installation of Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 by double-clicking the downloaded ditributive
  5. follow the Setup Wizard instruction to complete the installation
  6. restart your computer
  7. activate Kaspersky Internet Security 2012.
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