The Browser Configuration Wizard analyzes Microsoft Internet Explorer settings from the perspective of security, since some settings selected by the user or set by default may cause security problems.
The Wizard checks whether the latest software updates for the browser have been installed, and whether its settings contain any potential vulnerabilities which can be used by intruders to inflict damage on your computer.
Microsoft Internet Explorer cache contains confidential data, from which can be also obtained a history of websites visited by the user. Some malware objects also scan the cache while scanning the disk, and intruders can obtain the user's email addresses. You are advised to clear the cache every time you close your browser.
The Displaying extensions for files of known formats option for Windows Explorer is to hide file extensions. Many malware objects use double extension, in which case the user can only see a part of the filename without the real extension. This scheme is often used by intruders. We recommend that you enable displaying extensions for files of known formats.
The list of trusted sites. Malware objects can add links to intruder's websites to this list.
When you start the Wizard for the next time, you will be able to select two options:Microsoft Internet Explorer diagnosticsChanges rollback. You can roll back changes if after the Wizard's work some Internet problems appear
When you start the Wizard for the next time, you will be able to select two options:
If after you have rolled back the changes the problems are not eliminated, then visit our forum or create a request to Kaspersky Lab Technical Support via the My Kaspersky Account service.
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)
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