How to remove Kaspersky Internet Security 2015



Kaspersky Internet Security 2015


How to remove Kaspersky Internet Security 2015

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2015 Jan 07 ID: 11166

The first thing you need to do to before attempting to remove Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 is to exit the application. Exiting the application avoids interruptions with the removal process, and allows the task to complete without errors.

     1. In the lower-right corner of the Desktop, right-click the Kaspersky application icon, and select Exit from the shortcut menu. If you are using Windows 8/8.1 hit the Windows Key + D to bring up the desktop.

If the icon is hidden, click the button Click the Show hidden icons button to see the Kaspersky Lab icon. (Show hidden icons), and then move your mouse pointer over the Kaspersky Internet Security icon.

Close the application: in the Taskbar notification area, right-click the Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 icon and select Exit

     2. If Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 is password-protected, enter the password and click Continue. If you forgot the password, see the article on how to reset it.

To remove the product, enter the password that you set up for protecting the application's settings.

     3. Identify which Operating System the machine is using (Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1), and click on the appropriate tab below for more detailed instructions. If you are not sure which OS the computer is running, follow the steps below to confirm.

  • Hit the Windows Key + R (At the same time) on your keyboard. This will launch the Windows Run Box.
  • Type winver and hit Enter on your Keyboard
  • The name of the Operating System will now be displayed along the top of the new window.
  • Click Ok to close the window.

After you have identified which Operating System you have, click on the correct tab below that corresponds to the OS for more information.


Windows XP, Vista, 7


Windows 8 / 8.1


What to do if you have problems with removing the application

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