Starting and stopping the Kaspersky Security Service
October 25, 2023
By default, the Kaspersky Security Service starts automatically immediately after the operating system. The Kaspersky Security Service manages the work processes that execute the Real-Time Computer Protection, Computer Control, On-Demand Scan and update tasks.
By default when Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows is started, the Real-Time File Protection and Scan at Operating System Startup tasks are started, as well as other tasks that are scheduled to start At application launch.
If the Kaspersky Security Service is stopped, all running tasks are stopped. After you restart the Kaspersky Security Service, the application automatically starts only those tasks scheduled to run At application launch. Other tasks must be started manually.
You can start and stop the Kaspersky Security Service using the context menu of the Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows node or using the Microsoft Windows Services snap-in.
You can start and stop Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows if you are a member of the Administrators group on the protected device.
To stop or start the application using the Application Console:
- In the Application Console tree, open the context menu of the Kaspersky Embedded Systems Security for Windows node.
- Select one of the following items:
- Stop the service
- Start the service
The Kaspersky Security Service will be started or stopped.