How to configure Kaspersky Internet Security 2018 for better performance of your computer


Kaspersky Internet Security 2018


How to configure Kaspersky Internet Security 2018 for better performance of your computer

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Latest update: January 31, 2019 ID: 13923

To avoid slowing down the performance of your computer when Kaspersky Internet Security 2018 is running, adjust the application settings: To do it: 

  1. In the main window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2018, click the gear button Image: Settings icon in Kaspersky Internet Security window.

Image: Kaspersky Internet Security main window

  1. If you have problems opening the application window, see this guide.
  1. Go to the Performance section and do the following adjustments:
    • Select the checkbox Disable scheduled scan tasks while running on battery power.
    • Select the checkbox Automatically disable some Kaspersky Internet Security functionality (such as notifications) when applications are launched in full-screen mode.
    • Select the checkbox Release resources to the operating system when the computer starts.
    • Clear the checkbox Prevent infection during operating system restart.
    • Select the checkbox Postpone computer scan tasks when the CPU and disk systems are at high load.
    • Select the checkbox Perform Idle Scan. Do not select this checkbox if you are downloading files or running resource-intensive tasks in background mode.
    • Clear the checkbox Perform analysis of installed applications.
    • Clear the checkbox Search for software that is intended to conceal traces of a malicious program in the system (rootkits). Kaspersky Internet Security 2018 will not run Rootkit search in the background mode.

Image: the Settings window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

  1. Pause File Anti-Virus. See the guide below.

How to pause File Anti-Virus

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