How to activate Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013 with a key file



Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013


How to activate Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013 with a key file

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2014 Aug 22 ID: 8949

There may be cases when you can only activate Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013 using a key file received from Kaspersky Lab Technical Support.

To activate the application with a key file, do the following:

  1. Open the email received from Kaspersky Lab Technical Support.
  2. Right-click the attached archive and select Save as.
  3. Select the folder to save the archive (for example, Desktop).
  4. Click Save.
  5. Extract the file from the archive to the desktop (for example, using WinZip). The file with the .KEY extension appears on the desktop.
  6. Open the main application window of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013.
  7. In the lower right hand corner of the window, click the Insert your activation code here link.

  1. In the Licensing window, click Activate the application.

  1. Select Activate commercial version.
  2. Enter a special code received from Kaspersky Lab Technical Support.
  3. Click Next.

  1. In the Activation failed step, click Browse.

  1. Select the unpacked key file and click Open.
  2. In the Activation of Kaspersky Anti-Virus window, click Next.
  3. Once the application is activated, click Finish.

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