Limitations in Kaspersky Small Office Security 4 for PC after upgrade to Windows 10


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Limitations in Kaspersky Small Office Security 4 for PC after upgrade to Windows 10

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When you upgrade Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 to Windows 10 on a computer with Kaspersky Small Office Security 4 for PC or install Kaspersky Small Office Security 4 for PC on Windows 10, at first startup Kaspersky Small Office Security 4 for PC will run the adaptation process (in the meantime, protection will be paused).

Important! To ensure fully-functional operation of Kaspersky Lab products on Windows 10, install the operating system with Zero Day Patch. 

After the process has been completed, protection will resume. However, the Webcam Access component will be permanently unavailable.

The following components will be operating with limitations:

  • Self-Defense.
  • System Watcher (limitations in detecting some objects).
  • System memory scan.
  • Protection against screen lockers.
  • Protection against cryptoviruses
  • Safe Money (limitations in clipboard protection, protection against screenshots, and protection from several types of attacks) (Windows 10x64).
  • Application Control (limitations in Edge web browser protection; limitations in categorizing Metro applications; limitations in applying customer settings toward certain applications). 

If Device Guard is enabled in Windows 10 settings, the Network Attack Blocker component will be unavailable in he product, and the following features will work with restrictions:

  • Heuristic Analysis feature (emulates running suspicious files).
  • Delayed disinfection on reboot.

Please note:

  • The product will not work correctly on Windows 10 if Device Guard is enabled via patches and updates. 
  • Kaspersky Lab products do not support Microsoft Edge web browser. 
  • The product is not compatible with mobile versions of Windows 10
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