Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows (for workstations)

 
 
 

How to upgrade from Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0.4.x or 6.0.3.x to Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows

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2013 Jun 04 ID: 6998
 
 
 
 
You can install Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows on top of the following antivirus applications:
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations version 6.0.4.1424 and 6.0.4.1212
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Workstations version 6.0.3.837
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Servers version 6.0.4.1424 and 6.0.4.1212
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows Servers version 6.0.3.837

Information You can use an existing not expired key file from an older version to activate Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows.

When Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows installer detects one of the above listed applications on a computer, it removes the detected application and saves its settings. No reboot is required after that. Then it installs Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows and imports the saved settings from the old version. Reboot is required to apply the changes once the installation is complete.

Information Quarantine and backup content is not saved during upgrade.

Warning  If an error occurs when updating a previous version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus, e.g. when deleting a previous network driver version, it is recommended to use the kavremover.exe utility.

How to use the kavremover.exe utility

There are several methods of upgrading to Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows:


 

 
 
 
 
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Applies To:

  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows (for workstations)
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows (for file server)