How to enable/disable protection in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012?



Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012


How to enable/disable protection in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012?

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2012 Aug 29 ID: 6966

By default, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 is started automatically at computer startup. After the application is started, all the application components are enabled.

You can disable protection in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012.

When the protection is disabled, work of all protection comnents is disabled.

WarningKaspersky Lab specialists do not recommend to disable protection. It may result in infection of your computer and data loss. If it is required, you can pause protection for a required period of time.

In Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012 there are the following indications of disabled protection:

  • grey Kaspersky icon in the Taskbar notification area

  • red banner in the main application window (the banner displays protection state of your computer).

In order to disable/enable protection in Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012, perform the following actions:

  1. open the main application window
  2. on the upper right hand corner of the main application window, click on the Settings button
  3. on the upper left hand part of the Settings window, select Protection Center
  4. on the left hand part of the Settings window, select General Settings
  5. on the right hand part of the Settings window, perform the following:
    • if you want to disable your computer protection, then clear the Enable protection box
    • if you want to enable your computer protection, then check the Enable protection box
  6. click the OK button in the Settings window
  7. close the main application window.

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