By default, Kaspersky Internet Security starts when the operating system loads, and protects your computer until it is turned off. All protection components (File Anti-Virus, Web Anti-Virus, and Network Attack Blocker) are enabled and running.
You can fully disable protection or disable protection components.
Important: Kaspersky Lab strongly advises against disabling protection or protection components, because disabling them may lead to infection of your computer and data loss.
The following signs show that the computer protection or some protection components are disabled:
You can disable/resume computer protection in one of the following ways:
Important: If you have disabled computer protection, it will not be re-enabled automatically when Kaspersky Internet Security starts again. You have to re-enable computer protection manually.
Important: If you disable a protection component, it will not be re-enabled automatically when Kaspersky Internet Security starts again. You have to re-enable the protection component manually.
To enable the computer protection or protection components, you can also use Protection Center. Disabling computer protection or disabling protection components puts your computer at much higher risk of infection. This is why Protection Center informs when protection is disabled.Page top