Some errors might occur when removing Kaspersky Lab products via the Start Menu or Control Panel. As a result the application may not remove correctly or remnants of the application may remain in the system.
To fully remove the installed Kaspersky Lab product, use the Kavremover utility. Note that the utility deletes all activation data and you will need to activate your product after reinstalling.
In order to fully remove the product, perform the following actions:
Click on Detailed Steps below for a walkthrough.
Click the Download button and save the file to your Desktop. The exact steps depend on your web browser.
For Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 7 a password of the local user Administrator is required.
On some computer configurations the key F8 is used to select a physical drive to boot from. In this case select a hard disk drive with installed OS. Once you have pressed Enter, keep pressing F8 until Windows Advanced Options Menu is displayed.
After you perform required action in the Safe Mode, reboot the computer.
Double-click the file kavremover.exe. Read the license agreement and click Accept.
In the Kaspersky Lab Products Remover window enter the code from the picture. If you cannot read the code from the picture, click the button to the right of the picture to generate a new code.
If the utility detects Kaspersky Lab products, it will list them in the Following products were detected section. If nothing is detected, select your most recent Kaspersky Lab product from the list. Click Remove.
The removal process may take a few minutes. Wait until the confirmation window appears. Click OK.
Restart your computer.
If you had more than one Kaspersky Lab product on the computer, rerun the removal tool in Safe Mode once more, following steps 2 and 3 above.
You can download a zipped version of Kavremover if needed.
To delete password-protected Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 for Windows or Network Agent version 10, run the utility from the command line with the parameter --password-for-uninstall=%password%:
Related to the products: Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10, Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 CF.
Reason: FDE-encrypted (or scheduled to be FDE-encrypted) drives are detected.
Related to the products: NAgent 10 CF1, Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10, Kaspersky Endpoint Security 10 CF.
Reason: password not specified in the command line while the product uninstallation is password-protected.
Related to all products.
Reason: KAVRemover cannot be run from a directory the name of which contains non-ASCII characters from a Windows localization other than the current.
By default, a log file with the name kavremvr xxxx-xx-xx xx-xx-xx (pid xxxx).log is saved in two locations:
You can find the full version number of Kavremover in the log file.
The removal utility can be used to remove the following products:
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BY USING THE SOFTWARE YOU CONSENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT, DO NOT USE THIS SOFTWARE AND DELETE THE SOFTWARE.
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The utility kl1_log is designed to collect information about network. In order to get a log of kl1_log, perform the following actions:
The log file will be saved in the root directory of the disk C: with the unique name _ids.
Create a request to Kaspersky Lab Technical Support via the My Kaspersky service. Attach the log-file _ids.log to your request.
See how to use the service on the FAQ for My Kaspersky page.
The AVZ utility collects information about your computer, analyzes launched processes for a malicious code unknown to Kaspersky Lab yet. The AVZ utility downloads the latest antivirus databases, scans the system for a malicious code, disinfects/removes infected files and creates a report with scan and analysis results of its work.
To start working with the utility, do the following:
To run the AVZ utility, do the following:
Once the script has been executed, your computer restarts. The results are logged in two files which are saved in the LOG folder located in the avz4 folder:
Create a request to Kaspersky Lab Technical Support via the My Kaspersky service. Attach the file KL_syscure.zip to your request.
See how to manage My Kaspersky Account in FAQ for My Kaspersky.
System Restore is a special Windows option which allows to restore your operating system after crashes or malfunctioning to the moment when it worked properly.
However, in some cases you may be required to disable the System Restore option (for example, to delete infected files detected by a Kaspersky Lab product in the _Restore folder). To turn off the System Restore option, do the following:
In order to disable the option of system restoration on computers working under OS Windows 7, perform the following actions:
In order to disable the option of system restoration on computers working under OS Windows Vista, perform the following actions:
In order to disable system restore for OS Windows XP, do the following:
After the System Restore option is disabled, start a full scan process in your Kaspersky Lab product:
Once the full scan process is successfully complete, enable the System Restore option.
In order to export a registry section to a file, perform the following actions:
In order to restore registry keys from a file, perform the following actions:
How to export / import registry keys in Windows XP/2003
If you lost or deleted your activation code, then you can restore it the following ways:
If you purchased an online version of the product in our Online Shop, find an activation code in an email message which was sent to you to the email address given in the order. If the message is deleted, then in order to restore activation code, contact the Online Shop. Give the following information in your request:
If you purchased Kaspersky Internet Security in the Online Shop, then you can find the necessary contact information to restore your activation code in the Customer Care Center.
If you purchased a box version of the product, then in order to restore an activation code, send a request with the description of your problem to Kaspersky Lab Technical Support via the My Kaspersky service. In your request, please give the following:
You cannot change language in the interface of Japanese, Vietnamese, Chinese, and English versions of Kaspersky Anti-Virus (all versions), Kaspersky Internet Security (all versions) and Kaspersky PURE (all versions).
For all other languages, you can easily change the interface language of your Kaspersky Lab product to English and back to its initial language.
In order to change the current interface language of your Kaspersky Lab product to English, perform the following actions:
Once you perform the actions described above, the product interface language will change to English.
In order to toggle the language back, perform the following actions:
Once you perform the actions described above, the product interface language will toggle back.
Tweaker is a special utility which allows adjusting or fine-tuning protection settings of an operating system or a specific program, e.g. system boot tuning programs, registry optimizers and etc.
Setting is performed by changing values of registry keys or configuration files.
A Tweaker can help to perform the following actions:
On the other hand, tweakers can be used by cyber criminals to control a computer. Using OS and/or program vulnerabilities, cyber criminals can get access to a computer and execute different (malicious) scripts via an installed "tweaker".
Therefore, if a Kaspersky Lab product is installed on your computer and the interactive mode is enabled, it is highly recommended to pay attention to notification messages that inform you of program executions. If the program has started by itself, it is recommended to block such an action.
Interactive and automatic protection modes in Kaspersky Internet Security 2012Interactive and automatic protection modes in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012How to change general protection settings in Kaspersky PURE 3.0
This article describes the process of obtaining and activating the trial anti-virus subscription of Kaspersky-Juniper solution.
Trial anti-virus subscriptions are available for SSG series, J Series and SRX series devices. The trial period is 30 days. To activate the trial subscription you will need to have:
Please find step-by-step instruction for SRX series below:
Log in to your account at www.juniper.net/customers/support/. If you do not yet have an account please create one. You will need your Authorization Code or Device (product) serial number or license key.
Once you account is activated click on Generate/Manage License Keys link at Juniper’s support page
Select the product (for instance, J-Series Service routers and SRX devices) and hit “Go”
On the next page click the link at the bottom Trial keys for J-Series Service routers and SRX devices
Choose your OS version and insert Device Serial Number
Select the feature Juniper-Kaspersky AV updates
Choose delivery options
You will see the confirmation screen after completing all the steps
Connect to your Juniper device using admin account and switch to the Manage Tab (on top). Select Licenses in the left menu. Insert your license and hit the OK button
By default Full AV option gets enabled. If you decide to change it to Express AV, switch to the Configuration Tab (on top) and select the Anti-Virus sub-menu inside the UTM menu on the left
Please find step-by-step instruction for SSG series below:
Once your account is activated click on Generate/Manage License Keys link at Juniper’s support page
Select the product (for instance, Firewall/IPSecVPN) and hit Go
On the next page click the link at the bottom Trial keys for Firewall/IPSecVPN product features
Choose your OS version and insert Device Serial Number
Select the feature Anti-Virus Key (Juniper-Kaspersky)
Login to Web Interface
Go to Configuration -> Update -> Screen OS/Keys
Choose License Key Update (Features) radio-button and click on “Browse” button to choose key file in dialog box
After key-file is chosen click Open in dialog box and then click “Apply” button. Right after that license file will be updated and new box will appear, click OK to apply changes and reboot machine (no reboot required in case of updating feature key file)
Changes are reflected in CLI also
To analyze spam emails, Kaspersky Lab experts need the original message with all headers. Attach a sample of spam in the MSG or EML format and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only emails received not older than 48 hours are suitable for analysis. Your request will be processed automatically; please do not expect any respond from the experts.
Mail clients feature email forwarding with minimal loss of headers. To forward an email in a proper way, follow the instructions below according to the mail client used.
If you are forwarding a single email:
If you are forwarding multiple emails:
To forward spam emails:
If you are using the application's default settings, you can send emails as attachments using the keyboard shortcut Shift-Alt-F5.
Please note that iYogi, SupportDock, GuruAid, and Ozolve are not affiliated with Kaspersky in any way. These companies purchase keywords on search engines to advertise themselves. Under the guise of being Kaspersky Support, they attempt to sell a remote service session or annual service package. Real Kaspersky Support is free of charge.
Once on a system remotely, some of these companies claim to notice an error on the user’s PC. They back up this claim by exaggerating minor errors and notifications in the Windows Event Log on the system.
Backing up your data is highly recommended, especially for important and sensitive data. You will need another media (e.g. CD, DVD, external hard drive, USB drive, etc) in order to backup your data.
If you have a Kaspersky Lab product installed, click a link that refers to your product for additional information on creating backup copies of your files:
If you have another Kaspersky Lab product, or your product is not installed/not functioning, below is information provided by Microsoft on how to back up your data. Click a link that refers to your operating system:
Creating this will allow several options for repairing the Windows operating system such as System Restore or Startup Repair without needing to reinstall the operating system. It is recommended to always have one of these available should any issues arise with the operating system.
This type of media was introduced in Windows Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8 computers. The manufacturer typically ships the computer with a built-in application that allows you to recover the operating system by reinstalling it. Please contact your PC manufacturer for more details.
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