Kaspersky Internet Security 2012


How to enable/disable the option of quick access to Virtual Keyboard in Kaspersky Internet Security 2012?

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2012 Aug 14 ID: 7200

When you enter your confidential data (for example, your login and password in an E-Store) using your keyboard, there is a risk that this personal information is intercepted using hardware keyboard interceptors or keyloggers, which are programs that register keystrokes. Then, this information will be transfered to hackers/cyber criminals via the Internet.

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 includes a special tool Virtual Keyboard, that pervents enterception of data entered using your keyboard. In Kaspersky Internet Security 2012 you can enable/disable the option of quick access to Virtual Keyboard.

In order to enable/disable the option, perform the following actions:

  1. on the right upper corner of the main application window, click Settings
  2. on theupper part of the Settings window, select Protection Center
  3. on the left part of the Settings window, select General Settings
  4. in the right part of the window in the Virtual Keyboard section, perform the following:
    • if you want to enable quick access to Virtual Keyboard by pressing the keycombination, check the box Open Virtual Keyboard on "CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+P"
    • if you want to disable quick access to Virtual Keyboard by pressing the keycombination, clear the box Open Virtual Keyboard on "CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+P"
  5. on the Settings window, click the OK button
  6. close the main application window.

InformationBy default the option Open Virtual Keyboard on "CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+P" is enabled.

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Applies To:

  • Kaspersky Internet Security 2012
  • Windows



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