How to remove third-party antivirus software via Kaspersky Security Center 9.0
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How to remove third-party antivirus software via Kaspersky Security Center 9.0

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2012 Nov 30 ID: 8119

Applies to Kaspersky Security Center 9

Kaspersky Security Center 9.0 allows uninstalling third-party antivirus software from client hosts remotely.

How to remove a third-party antivirus program:

  • Expand the Tasks for specific computers node and click Create a task.
  • Select the following task type: Kaspersky Security Center Administration Server > Advanced > Uninstall application remotely.

  • Select Uninstall the incompatible application in the next step.

  • Click Add in the Settings step. Select the third-party software to delete in the list.

  • Complete the rest of the wizard.
  • Execute the task on target remote hosts.

Information If there is no such software in the list, you should do the following before creating a remote uninstallation task:
  • Download the required .ini file. You can request one from the Technical support service.
  • Copy the .ini file(s) into the following folder on the host with Administration server installed: C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Security Center\Data\Cleaner.
  • Restart the Administration server service by executing the following commands in cmd:
net stop kladminserver
net start kladminserver

  • Start New task wizard in the Tasks for specific computers node and fulfill the above instructions.

Information A running remote Kaspersky Endpoint Security 8 for Windows installation task detects incompatible software using the incompatible.txt file.

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