How to use Kaspersky Update Utility 3.0 for Windows from the command line


Kaspersky Update Utility 3.0


How to use Kaspersky Update Utility 3.0 for Windows from the command line

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Latest update: 2019 Apr 08 ID: 11700
This article concerns Kaspersky Update Utility 3.0 Maintenance Release 2.

Make sure that your device is connected to the Internet. An Internet connection is necessary for loading updates and checking the licenses of the updated applications.

To start Kaspersky Update Utility from the command line, enter the full path to the file UpdateUtility-Console.exe and press Enter.

Starting the console version of Kaspersky Update Utility 3.0

Use the following parameters in the command line interface:

Parameter Description
-u Run an update.
-o <filename>
-c <filename>
Set configuration file name. If this parameter is not specified, the updater.ini configuration file will be used by default.
-t Enabling tracing.
-d Enable dump files to be created when the application crashes.
-s Enable silent mode (no messages displayed).
-r Enable report generation.
-h Display a description of the parameters.

When starting the application from the command line for the first time, read carefully the Kaspersky Lab End User License Agreement in the file license.txt, the Product and Services Privacy Policy in the file license.txt, and the Kaspersky Security Network Statement in the file ksn.txt Press Y on the keyboard if you agree with all the points.

Accepting the End User License Agreement, Product and Services Privacy Policy and the KSN Statement in Kaspersky Update Utility 3.0

To grant or withdraw your consent to participate in the Kaspersky Security Network at a later time, open the updater.ini file in a text editor and set the value of the AgreedWithKsn parameter to equal:

  • true, if you agree with the Kaspersky Security Network Statement.
  • false, if you do not agree with the Kaspersky Security Network Statement.

Example of starting the utility from the command line

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