Before the installation
We recommend you to perform the following actions before starting the installation:
If you purchased a boxed version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 (on a compact disk) and the product installation started automatically after inserting the CD into your computer, skip to step2 of the installation (see below).
If you purchased Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 through an online store or if the installation did not start automatically for some reason when you inserted the CD, move to step1 of the installation (see below).
Step 1: If you purchased Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 on a disc, then the installation process starts automatically after the Setup disc is inserted into the CD-ROM drive.When you purchase Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2014 through an online store, you receive a link to an installation file that must be started manually.
In order to save and run the program installer, perform the following actions:
- In an email message from the eStore, click the link to download the installer. If the link validity period has expired, download the installer from the Kaspersky Lab website.
- In the File download window click Save.
- In the Save as window select the location to save the installer (Desktop is the default location) and click Save.
When the file download is complete, click Close.
- Find and run the downloaded installer (with the .exe extension), by left-clicking it.
Step 2: Read the End User License Agreement of Kaspersky Lab. If you agree with all the terms click the I accept button. The installation will proceed. In order to stop the installation click Cancel.
Step 3: The Setup Wizard suggests participation in Kaspersky Security Network. If you participate in the program, Kaspersky Lab will receive information about new threats, detected on your computer and the system information. A unique identifier will be specified for your computer by Kaspersky Anti-Virus. Please note that Kaspersky Lab does not collect or store any personal data. Read the Data Collection Statement about using Kaspersky Security Network. If you agree with all the terms, select the check box I accept the terms of participation in Kaspersky Security Network. Click Install to proceed with the installation.
If you install the application on your computer working under Windows Vista or Windows 7, then a message from the User Account Control service may appear. To continue the installation, click Yes.
Step 4: Make sure that Run Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 is selected and click Finish to complete the installation process.
Once the application is installed, activate Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012.
Recommendations after program installation
When the application is installed and activated, perform the following tasks:
- Update the databases of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012.
- Check the computer security state in the main program window.
- Perform a full scan of your computer.