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What is Kaspersky Now?

Kaspersky Now is a Kaspersky Lab app for Windows 8. For more information about Microsoft Design Language visit the Microsoft official page.

Kaspersky Now delivers news from securelist.com. If you have Kaspersky Internet Security / Kaspersky Anti-Virus installed on your computer, Kaspersky Now displays the current protection status of your computer and allows running the main components from the Microsoft Design Language interface.

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How to install Kaspersky Now

  1. In Start Screen interface select Store.
  2. In Security section click Kaspersky Now.
  3. On the Kaspersky Now page click Install.

How to uninstall Kaspersky Now

In Start Screen interface right-click Kaspersky Now and select Uninstall.

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How to run a task

With Kaspersky Internet Security / Kaspersky Anti-Virus installed on your computer, you can run the main tasks from the Microsoft Design Language interface. For this:

  1. Click Kaspersky Now in Start Screen.
  2. In Kaspersky Now select a task and click its icon. In the opened window run the selected task. The window will open on the Windows 8 desktop.

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Kaspersky Now vs other Kaspersky Lab products

Kaspersky Now is a special app for Windows 8 that allows access from the interface to the functions of Kaspersky Lab products installed on the computer.

Kaspersky Internet Security / Kaspersky Anti-Virus installed together with Kaspersky Now provides optimal protection for your computer: it allows running scan, update and other tasks.

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License Agreement

KASPERSKY LAB END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT

IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE TO ALL USERS: CAREFULLY READ THE FOLLOWING LEGAL AGREEMENT BEFORE YOU START USING THE SOFTWARE.

BY DOWNLOADING OR USING THE SOFTWARE YOU CONSENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT DOWNLOAD OR USE THIS SOFTWARE.

1. Definitions
1.1. Software means software for which this Agreement is provided and related materials.
1.2. Rightholder (owner of all rights, whether exclusive or otherwise to the Software) means Kaspersky Lab ZAO, a company incorporated according to the laws of the Russian Federation.
1.3. Computer(s) means hardware, including personal computers, laptops, workstations, personal digital assistants, "smart phones", handheld devices, or other electronic devices for which the Software was designed where the Software will be installed and/or used.
1.4. End User (You/Your) means individual(s) installing or using the Software on their own behalf or who are legally using a copy of the Software; or, if the Software is being downloaded or installed on behalf of an organization, such as an employer, "You"further means the organization for which the Software is downloaded or installed and it is represented hereby that such organization has authorized the person accepting this agreement to do so on its behalf. For purposes hereof the term "organization", without limitation, includes any partnership, limited liability company, corporation, association, joint stock company, trust, joint venture, labor organization, unincorporated organization, or governmental authority.
1.5. Partner(s) means organizations or individual(s) who distribute the Software based on an agreement and license with the Rightholder.
1.6. Windows Store means online store the rightholder of which is the Microsoft Corporation (later Microsoft), is intended for the redistribution of the software applications.
1.7. User Manual means user manual, administrator guide, reference book and related explanatory or other materials.

2. Grant of License
2.1. The Rightholder hereby grants You a non-exclusive license to store, load, install, execute, and display (to 'use') the free of charge Software that will substantially perform within the scope of functionality set forth in the User Manual, subject to agreement to the terms and conditions of this Agreement (the 'License').
2.2. You have the right to use the Software on five (5) of the Computers that are affiliated with your Windows Store account.
2.3. If You modify Your Computer or make changes to other vendors' software installed on it, You may be required by the Rightholder to repeat installation of the Software.
2.4. Without prejudice to any other remedy in law or in equity that the Rightholder may have, in the event of any breach by You of any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the Rightholder shall at any time without notice to You be entitled to terminate this License to use the Software.
2.5. You acknowledge and agree if Microsoft releases a new version of the Windows Store, the terms of the License may be terminated and the Software will be automatically removed from the Computer.

3. Technical Support
3.1. Technical Support is provided by the Rightholder by means of the addition of the information about the working of the software in the Rightholder's knowledge base. The knowledge base is available at: http://support.kaspersky.com/metro
3.2. Microsoft will not provide any technical support for the Software.

4. Limitations
4.1. You shall not emulate, clone, rent, lend, lease, sell, modify, decompile, or reverse-engineer the Software or disassemble or create derivative works based on the Software or any portion thereof with the sole exception of a non-waiverable right granted to You by applicable legislation, and you shall not otherwise reduce any part of the Software to human-readable form or transfer the licensed Software, or any subset of the licensed Software, nor permit any third party to do so, except to the extent the foregoing restriction is expressly prohibited by applicable law. Neither the Software's binary code nor source may be used or reverse-engineered to re-create the program algorithm, which is proprietary. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Rightholder and/or its suppliers, as applicable. Any such unauthorized use of the Software shall result in immediate and automatic termination of this Agreement and the License granted hereunder and may result in criminal and/or civil prosecution against You.

5. Limited Warranty and Disclaimer
5.1. You acknowledge, accept and agree that no software is error-free and You are advised to back up the Computer with the frequency and reliability suitable for You.
5.2. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE RIGHTHOLDER MAKES NO REPRESENTATION AND GIVES NO WARRANTY AS TO ITS USE OR PERFORMANCE. EXCEPT FOR ANY WARRANTY, CONDITION, REPRESENTATION OR TERM THE EXTENT TO WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED BY APPLICABLE LAW. THE RIGHTHOLDER AND ITS PARTNERS MAKE NO WARRANTY, CONDITION, REPRESENTATION, OR TERM (EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WHETHER BY STATUTE, COMMON LAW, CUSTOM, USAGE OR OTHERWISE) AS TO ANY MATTER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS, MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, INTEGRATION, OR APPLICABILITY FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. YOU ASSUME ALL FAULTS, AND THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO PERFORMANCE AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR SELECTING THE SOFTWARE TO ACHIEVE YOUR INTENDED RESULTS, AND FOR THE INSTALLATION OF, USE OF, AND RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE SOFTWARE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING PROVISIONS, THE RIGHTHOLDER MAKES NO REPRESENTATION AND GIVES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL BE ERROR-FREE OR FREE FROM INTERRUPTIONS OR OTHER FAILURES OR THAT THE SOFTWARE WILL MEET ANY OR ALL OF YOUR REQUIREMENTS WHETHER OR NOT DISCLOSED TO THE RIGHTHOLDER.

6. Exclusion and Limitation of Liability
6.1. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE RIGHTHOLDER OR ITS PARTNERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS OR CONFIDENTIAL OR OTHER INFORMATION, FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, FOR LOSS OF PRIVACY, FOR CORRUPTION, DAMAGE AND LOSS OF DATA OR PROGRAMS, FOR FAILURE TO MEET ANY DUTY INCLUDING ANY STATUTORY DUTY, DUTY OF GOOD FAITH OR DUTY OF REASONABLE CARE, FOR NEGLIGENCE, FOR ECONOMIC LOSS, AND FOR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY OR OTHER LOSS WHATSOEVER) ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SUPPORT OR OTHER SERVICES, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, AND RELATED CONTENT THROUGH THE SOFTWARE OR OTHERWISE ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THE SOFTWARE, OR OTHERWISE UNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH ANY PROVISION OF THIS AGREEMENT, OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF CONTRACT OR ANY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, MISREPRESENTATION, ANY STRICT LIABILITY OBLIGATION OR DUTY), OR ANY BREACH OF STATUTORY DUTY, OR ANY BREACH OF WARRANTY OF THE RIGHTHOLDER OR ANY OF ITS PARTNERS, EVEN IF THE RIGHTHOLDER OR ANY PARTNER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

YOU AGREE THAT IN THE EVENT THE RIGHTHOLDER AND/OR ITS PARTNERS ARE FOUND LIABLE, THE LIABILITY OF THE RIGHTHOLDER AND/OR ITS PARTNERS SHALL BE LIMITED BY THE COSTS OF THE SOFTWARE. IN NO CASE SHALL THE LIABILITY OF THE RIGHTHOLDER AND/OR ITS PARTNERS EXCEED THE FEES PAID FOR THE SOFTWARE TO THE RIGHTHOLDER OR THE PARTNER (AS MAY BE APPLICABLE).

NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT EXCLUDES OR LIMITS ANY CLAIM FOR DEATH AND PERSONAL INJURY. FURTHER IN THE EVENT ANY DISCLAIMER, EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION IN THIS AGREEMENT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED ACCORDING TO APPLICABLE LAW THEN ONLY SUCH DISCLAIMER, EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION SHALL NOT APPLY TO YOU AND YOU CONTINUE TO BE BOUND BY ALL THE REMAINING DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS.

7. Intellectual Property Ownership
7.1. You agree that the Software and the authorship, systems, ideas, methods of operation, documentation and other information contained in the Software are proprietary intellectual property and/or the valuable trade secrets of the Rightholder or its partners and that the Rightholder and its partners, as applicable, are protected by civil and criminal law, and by the law of copyright, trade secret, trademark and patent of the Russian Federation, European Union and the United States, as well as other countries and international treaties. This Agreement does not grant You any rights to the intellectual property, including any Trademarks or Service Marks of the Rightholder and/or its partners ("Trademarks"). You may use the Trademarks only insofar as to identify printed output produced by the Software in accordance with accepted trademark practice, including identification of the Trademark owner's name. Such use of any Trademark does not give you any rights of ownership in that Trademark. The Rightholder and/or its partners own and retain all right, title, and interest in and to the Software, including without limitation any error corrections, enhancements, Updates or other modifications to the Software, whether made by the Rightholder or any third party, and all copyrights, patents, trade secret rights, trademarks, and other intellectual property rights therein. Your possession, installation or use of the Software does not transfer to you any title to the intellectual property in the Software, and you will not acquire any rights to the Software except as expressly set forth in this Agreement. All copies of the Software made hereunder must contain the same proprietary notices that appear on and in the Software. Except as stated herein, this Agreement does not grant you any intellectual property rights in the Software and you acknowledge that the License, as further defined herein, granted under this Agreement only provides you with a right of limited use under the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Rightholder reserves all rights not expressly granted to you in this Agreement.
7.2. You agree not to modify or alter the Software in any way. You may not remove or alter any copyright notices or other proprietary notices on any copies of the Software.

8. Governing Law
8.1. Except as provided in Clauses 8.2 and 8.3 below, this Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance the laws specified below for the country or territory in which you obtained the Software, without reference to or application of conflicts of laws
principles:
a. Russia. If you obtained the Software in Russia, the laws of the Russian Federation.
b. United States, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, and U.S. Virginia Islands. If you obtained the Software in the United States, Puerto Rico,
American Samoa, Guam or the U.S. Virgin Islands, the laws of the State of Massachusetts, USA, provided, however, that the laws of the U.S. state where you live will govern claims under state consumer protection, unfair competition, or similar laws. To the fullest extent permitted by law, the Rightholder and you expressly agree hereby to waive any right to a trial by jury.
c. Canada. If you obtained the Software in Canada, the laws of the Province of Ontario.
d. Mexico. If you obtained the Software in Mexico, the federal laws of the Republic of Mexico.
e. European Union (EU). If you obtained the Software in a member country of the EU, the laws of England.
f. Australia. If you obtained the Software in Australia, the laws of the State or Territory in which you obtained the license.
g. Hong Kong Special Administration Region (SAR) and Macau SAR. If you obtained the Software in Hong Kong SAR or Macau SAR, the laws
of Hong Kong SAR.
h. Taiwan. If you obtained the Software in Taiwan, the laws of Taiwan.
i. Japan. If you obtained the Software in Japan, the laws of Japan.
j. Any Other Country or Territory. If you obtained the Software in any other country, the substantive laws of the country where the purchase took place would be in effect.
8.2. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the mandatory laws or public policy of any country or territory in which this Agreement is enforced or construed prohibit the application of the law specified herein, then the laws of such country or territory shall instead apply to the extent required by such mandatory laws or public policy. Similarly, if you are an individual consumer, the provisions of Clause 8.1 shall not affect any mandatory right you may have to take action in your country of residence under the laws of that country.
8.3. This Agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, the application of which is expressly excluded.

9. Period for Bringing Actions
9.1. No action, regardless of form, arising out of the transactions under this Agreement may be brought by either party hereto more than one (1) year after the cause of action has occurred, or was discovered to have occurred, except that an action for infringement of intellectual property rights may be brought within the maximum applicable statutory period.

10. Entire Agreement; Severability; No Waiver
10.1. This Agreement is the entire agreement between you and Rightholder and supersedes any other prior agreements, proposals, communications or advertising, oral or written, with respect to the Software or to the subject matter of this Agreement. You acknowledge that you have read this Agreement, understand it and agree to be bound by its terms. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, void, or unenforceable for any reason, in whole or in part, such provision will be more narrowly construed so that it becomes legal and enforceable, and the entire Agreement will not fail on account thereof and the balance of the Agreement will continue in full force and effect to the maximum extent permitted by law or equity while preserving, to the fullest extent possible, its original intent. No waiver of any provision or condition herein shall be valid unless in writing and signed by you and an authorized representative of Rightholder provided that no waiver of any breach of any provisions of this Agreement will constitute a waiver of any prior, concurrent or subsequent breach. Rightholder's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this Agreement or any right shall not be construed as a waiver of any such provision or right.

11. Rightholder Contact Information

Should you have any questions concerning this Agreement, or if you desire to contact the Rightholder for any reason, please contact our Customer Service Department at:

Kaspersky Lab ZAO, 10 build. 1, 1st Volokolamsky Proezd
Moscow, 123060 Russian Federation
E-mail: info@kaspersky.com
Web site: www.kaspersky.com

¿ 2012 Kaspersky Lab ZAO. All Rights Reserved. The Software and any accompanying documentation are copyrighted and protected by copyright laws and international copyright treaties, as well as other intellectual property laws and treaties.

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  4. Click the Send button.

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