Removal tool for Kaspersky Lab applications (kavremover)
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Removal tool for Kaspersky Lab applications (kavremover)

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2018 Jun 07 ID: 1464

Some errors might occur when deleting Kaspersky Lab products using the standard Windows tools (Control PanelAdd\Remove Programs). As a result, the application may not uninstall correctly or remnants of the application may remain in the system. To completely remove a Kaspersky Lab application, use the kavremover tool.  

Using the kavremover tool, you can completely remove the following products:

  • Kaspersky Safe Kids (all versions)
  • Kaspersky Secure Connection (all versions)   
  • Kaspersky Small Office Security for Personal Computer / File Server (all versions)
  • Kaspersky Total Security (all versions) 
  • Kaspersky PURE/CRYSTAL (all versions)
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus (version 2009 and later)
  • Kaspersky Internet Security (version 2009 and later)
  • Kaspersky Free (all versions)
  • Kaspersky Password Manager (all versions)
  • Kaspersky Fraud Prevention for Endpoint (all versions)
  • AVP Tool driver
  • Endpoint Sensor
  • Kaspersky Security Scan (all versions)
  • Kaspersky Endpoint Security for file servers and workstations (version 8 and later)
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0/6.0 R2 for Windows Workstations
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0/6.0 R2 for Windows Servers
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 FS MP4
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 SOS MP4
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 6.0 WKS MP4
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 8.0 for Windows Servers Enterprise Edition/MR1/SP2
  • Kaspersky Security 10 and 10.1 for Windows Server
  • Nifty Security 24 Internet Security/Nifty Security 24 Internet Security 2013
  • KTFS for Windows 3.0
  • Kaspersky Anti-Ransomware Tool (KART) for Business (all versions)
  • Kaspersky Anti-Targeted Attacks (KATA) Endpoint Sensor (all versions)
  • Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security 2.0 and 2.1
  • MSI Integration Service MR2/MR3
  • MSI Integration Tool MR2/MR3
  • Kaspersky Security for Virtualization 5.0 Light Agent
When you remove a product using the kavremover tool, license information is also removed. Make sure you have saved the license key or the activation code elsewhere so that you can use it again later.

How to remove a Kaspersky Lab product using the kavremover tool


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