Kaspersky Endpoint Security 12 for Windows

Starting and stopping an update task

July 8, 2024

ID 39100

Regardless of the selected update task run mode, you can start or stop a Kaspersky Endpoint Security update task at any time.

To start or stop an update task:

  1. In the main application window, go to the Update section.
  2. In the Update of databases and application modules tile, click the Update button if you want to start the update task.

Kaspersky Endpoint Security will start updating the application modules and databases. The application will display the task progress, the size of the downloaded files, and the update source. You can stop the task at any time by clicking the Stop update button.

To start or stop the update task when the simplified application interface is displayed:

  1. Right-click to bring up the context menu of the application icon that is in the taskbar notification area.
  2. In the Tasks drop-down list in the context menu, do one of the following:
    • select a non-running update task to start it
    • select a running update task to stop it
    • select a paused update task to resume or restart it

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