How to switch to a different Kaspersky Lab product
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How to switch to a different Kaspersky Lab product

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2018 Jun 13 ID: 12192
 
 
 
 

If you have a Kaspersky Lab product for home installed on your computer, you can switch to a different product if you wish to. To do so, follow the instructions in the table.

Abbreviations used:

  • KAV — Kaspersky Anti-Virus
  • KIS — Kaspersky Internet Security
  • KTS — Kaspersky Total Security 
Current productDesired product
KAV 2018KIS 2018KTS 2018
KAV
2016
 
2017 
2018

If your 2016/2017 license is still valid,
download and install KAV 2018 for free. 

If your license has expired:
1. Buy an activation code for KAV 2018 at a discount.
2. Activate the application.

1. Buy an activation code for KIS 2018 at a discount
2. Activate the application.
1. Buy an activation code for KTS 2018 at a discount.
2. Activate the application.
KIS
2016
 
2017 
2018
1. Buy an activation code for KAV 2018.
2. Activate the application.

If your 2016/2017 license is still valid,
download and install KIS 2018 for free.

If your license has expired:
1. Buy an activation code for KIS 2018 at a discount
2. Activate the application.

1. Buy an activation code for KTS 2018
2. Activate the application.
KTS
2016
 
2017 
2018

1. Buy an activation code for KAV 2018
2. Activate the application. 

1. Buy an activation code for KIS 2018.
2. Activate the application.

If your 2016/2017 license is still active,
download and install KTS 2018 for free.

If your license has expired: 
1. Buy an activation code for KTS 2018 at a discount
2. Activate the application.

KAV 2015

If your 2015 license is still valid,
download and install KAV 2018 for free.   

If your license has expired:
1. Buy an activation code for KAV 2018 at a discount.
2. Activate the application.

1. Buy an activation code for KIS 2018.
2. Download, install and activate KIS 2018.
1. Buy an activation code for KTS 2018.
2. Download, install and activate KTS 2018.
KIS 20151. Buy an activation code for KAV 2018
2. Download, install and activate KAV 2018.

If your 2015 license is still valid,
download and install KIS 2018 for free. 

If your license has expired:  
1. Buy an activation code for KIS 2018 at a discount
2. Activate the application.

1. Buy an activation code for KTS 2018.
2. Download, install and activate KTS 2018.

When migrating to a new product, the remainder of your current license term will not be added to your new license. However, you can continue to use your previous license to protect a different computer.

You cannot use activation codes for the following product versions to switch to the 2018 version:

  • Kaspersky Internet Security 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 7.0 / 6.0
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 7.0 / 6.0 / 5.0 Personal / 5.0 Personal Pro
  • Kaspersky CRYSTAL 3.0 / 2.0 / R2
  • Kaspersky Personal Security Suite 1.0
  • Kaspersky Anti-Hacker 1.8 — 1.9

What to do if you have problems installing the product

If any errors occurred during installation, submit a request to Kasperky Lab technical support via the My Kaspersky portal. Please include a detailed description of the issue. Also attach to your request:

For instructions on using My Kaspersky, see the Online Help page.

 
 
 
 
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