In the main window of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 you can find the information about the protection status of your computer, protection components, antivirus databases state, and license term. You can also view recommendations on optimal components configuration or performing other actions to enhance the protection level, and see the statistics of Cloud protection (Kaspersky Security Network).
You can open Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 in the following ways:
How to open Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 from the context menu: In the lower right corner of Desktop, click the icon corresponding to the application.
How to open Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 from the Start menu:
For the users of Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7:
Windows 8 / 8.1:
For the users of Windows 8.1:
On the Start screen, click the arrow to open the Apps window.
How to open Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 via Windows Explorer:
The main window of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 can be divided into two parts:
The following product features are available from the main window:
When you select one of the sections, the window of the corresponding component opens. You can return to selecting the protection component by clicking the Back button in the upper left part of the window.
From the Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 window, you can open the following pages:
The protection status indicator shows if there are any threats that affect the protection level of the system. Not only detected malicious objects are considered as threats, but also obsolete databases, disabled protection, and use of minimum protection settings for Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015.
The protection status of your computer is displayed in the upper part of the Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 main window. The indicator changes its colour depending on the protection status:
When you click the indicator, the Notification Center window opens. In the window, you can find detailed information on the protection status of your computer. Protection problems are grouped by categories:
If Notification Center displays information on any protection issues, it is recommended to fix them as soon as possible.
To view detailed information about the protection status of your computer and fix the detected protection issues, do the following:
If Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015 does not start, then the protection does not work or works incorrectly. In this case, restore the application to its initial state.
If it did not help, send a request to Kaspersky Lab Technical Support via the My Kaspersky service. Please describe the problem in detail in the request. You can find the information about how to use the service on the FAQ for My Kaspersky page.
Release of antivirus database updates (required to protect your computer/server/mobile device)
Providing technical support over phone / web
Release of patches for the application (addressing detected bugs)
*Some product features are only available on 32-bit operating systems.
**Product operates with limited functionality.
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