The application is updated automatically. If you have a current license for Kaspersky PURE or a previous version of Kaspersky Total Security, you do not need to activate the application: the Setup Wizard will automatically retrieve information about the license for the previous version of Kaspersky Total Security and apply it during installation of Kaspersky Total Security.
The application is automatically updated if you install a new version of the application over the previous one.
While downloading the update, the application compares the previous and new versions of the End User License Agreement, Kaspersky Security Network Statement, and Statement regarding data processing for marketing purposes. If the agreements and/or statements differ, the application offers you to read and accept them again.
The application can be upgraded if the following versions of Kaspersky Total Security are installed on your computer:
Limitations on upgrades from a previous version of the application
Upgrades from earlier versions of the application are not supported.
Upgrading from Kaspersky Total Security has the following limitations:
When updating Kaspersky PURE or Kaspersky Total Security 2015 to a new version, the old license is not always applicable. This is due to licensing specifics in these application versions. Also, when updating Kaspersky PURE or Kaspersky Total Security 2015 to a new version, the new version of Kaspersky Total Security will use the default application settings.
If you had previously created a container in Kaspersky PURE, on first access to the container, Kaspersky Total Security converts it to a data vault. Files in the data vault become available when the conversion is complete.