Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012


Standard installation of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012

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Preparation to installation 

Before the installation, you are recommended to do the following:

If you purchased a box version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 (on a CD) and the product installation started immediately after CD insertion into a CD-ROM, then go to step 2.

If you purchased Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 in eStore or installation from a CD did not start automatically after CD insertion into a CD-ROM, then go to step 1

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Program installation

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. If you have purchased the product from the E-Store you get a link to an installation file which should be launched manually. If the Setup disc does not run automatically you will need to run the installation file manually.

In order to save and run the program distributive, perform the following actions:
  1. In an email message from the eStore click the link to download the distributive. If the link validity period has expired, download the distributive from the Kaspersky Lab site.
  2. In the File download window click Save.
  3. In the Save as window select the location to save the distributive (Desktop is the default location) and click Save.
  4. When the file download is complete, click Close.
  5. Find and run the downloaded distributive (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. As well as system information and a unique identifier will be specified for your computer by Kaspersky Anti-Virus. Please note that no personal data will be gathered or sent within this process. Read the Data Collection Statement about using Kaspersky Security Network. If you agree with all the terms, check I accept the terms of participation in Kaspersky Security Network. Click Install button to proceed with the installation.

InformationIf you install the application on your computer working under Windows Vista / 7, then a message from the User Account Control service may appear. In order to continue the installation, click the Yes button.



Step 4: Make sure that Run Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 is checked and click the Finish button in order to complete the installation process.

Once the application is installled you are required to activate Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012. This step is described in the article: How to activate commercial version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012?.


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Recommendations after program installation 

After the program installation onto a computer, you are recommended to perform the following actions:

  1. Update the databases of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012.
  2. Check the computer security state in the main program window.
  3. Perform full scan of your computer.

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