Applies to Kaspersky PURE
Keeping the application updated is a prerequisite for reliably protecting your computer. New viruses, Trojans, and malicious software emerge daily, so it is important to update the application regularly to keep your personal data constantly protected. Information about threats and methods of their neutralization is stored in the databases of Kaspersky PURE, therefore their timely updating is an essential part in the maintenance of reliable protection.
Application update downloads and installs the following updates on your computer:
- Kaspersky PURE databases. The protection of information is based on databases which contain signatures of threats and network attacks, and the methods used to fight them. Protection components use these databases to search for and disinfect dangerous objects on your computer. The databases are added to every hour with records of new threats. Therefore, you are advised to update them on a regular basis. In addition to the Kaspersky PURE databases, the network drivers that enable the application's components to intercept network traffic are also updated.
- Application modules. In addition to the databases of Kaspersky PURE you can also update the application modules. The update packages fix the application's vulnerabilities and add new or improve the existing functionality.
To successfully download updates from Kaspersky Lab's update servers, your computer must be connected to the Internet. By default, the internet connection settings are determined automatically.
By default, Kaspersky PURE downloads updates automatically. You can also configure the update process manually or according to the schedule.
In order to update the Kaspersky PURE databases, perform the following actions:
Step 1. Open the main application window of Kaspersky PURE. You can find detailed information on how to open the main application window in KB3585.
Step 2. In the main application window of Kaspersky PURE click the My Computer Protection button.
Step 3. In the left part of the My Computer Protection window click My Update Center.
Step 4. Click the Start Update button
Step 5. Wait until the end of the update procedure.