How to enable or disable Self-Defense in Kaspersky Security Cloud


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How to enable or disable Self-Defense in Kaspersky Security Cloud

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Latest update: January 16, 2018 ID: 13935

The article refers to Kaspersky Security Cloud — Family and Kaspersky Security Cloud — Personal.

You may need to disable the Self-Defense component of Kaspersky Security Cloud to delete the existing trace files of the product if they take up too much space on your hard drive.

To enable or disable Self-Defense:

  1. In the main window of Kaspersky Security Cloud, click the gear button Image: Settings button in Kaspersky Security Cloud.
Image: Kaspersky Security Cloud main window
  1. If you have any difficulties opening the application, see this guide.
  1. In the Settings window, go to AdditionalSelf-Defense.

Image: Kaspersky Security Cloud Settings window

  1. In the Self-Defense settings window, select or clear the Enable Self-Defense check box.

Image: Kaspersky Security Cloud Self-Defense settings window

  1. In the Attention! dialog box, click Continue.

Image: Confirm selected settings window


What to do if you cannot enable or disable Self-Defense

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