How to uninstall Kaspersky Small Office Security 2 for Personal Computer?



Kaspersky Small Office Security 2.0 (PC)


How to uninstall Kaspersky Small Office Security 2 for Personal Computer?

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2012 Jan 24 ID: 5250

Applies to Kaspersky Small Office Security 2 for Personal Computer

In order to uninstall Kaspersky Small Office Security 2 for Personal Computer from your computer, perform the following actions:

  • click the Start button (by default, in the left lower corner of the screen)
  • select the All programs item from the menu that will open
  • select Kaspersky Small Office Security from the list
  • select Repair or Remove from the menu that will open

  • in the Repair or Remove window, click the Remove button

  • in the Saving objects window, you can select Complete uninstall to remove all the data which were created and used by the application


  • you can select Save application objects. In this case, you can select which data items created and used by Kaspersky Small Office Security 2 for Personal Computer you want to save on your computer. The following data can be saved:
    • Activation data. If you save your activation data, then you will not need to activate your application when you re-install it. The product will be activated automatically.
    • Anti-Spam databases. Database is used for recognizing unsolicited email messages. This database contains detailed information used to tell spam messages from useful ones.
    • Operational settings of the application. You can save all the application settings. It is useful in cases if you install the application once again and wish to use the configured settings.
    • Backup and Quarantine files. Backup objects are backup copies of the objects you have deleted or disinfected. It is recommended that you save such objects so that they can be restored in the future. Quarantine objects are those probably infected with viruses or their modifications. Such objects contain code which is similar to that from a known virus. It is recommended that you save them since they may turn out to be uninfected, or become disinfectible after the application databases are updated.
    • iSwift and iChecker data. The database contains information about scanned NTFS objects. It allows accelerating the object scan. By using the data from this database, Kaspersky Small Office Security 2 for Personal Computer only scans the objects that have been modified since the last scan.
    • Safe Run Shared Folder. These data are accessible both in Safe Run and in common run mode.

WarningIf a considerable time interval has elapsed between the moment you had removed an older version and the moment you had installed a newer one, we recommend that you abstain from using the iSwift and iChecker database saved since the previous installation of the application. During this time interval, a malicious program may have penetrated into your computer and taken malicious actions that cannot be detected with this database, which may eventually lead to the infection of your computer.

If you re-install the application because of incorrect functioning of some components, then in order to eliminate your problem, it is not recommended to save protection settings.

  • to continue the uninstallation, click the Next button

  • in the Ready to uninstall window, click the Remove button to confirm that you want to uninstall Kaspersky Small Office Security 2 for Personal Computer

  • wait until the uninstallation process is completed

  • in the Kaspersky Small Office Security 2 for Personal Computer dialog window, click the Yes button to restart your computer. This requires to fully uninstall the application.

Have problems with the program uninstallation?

If during the uninstallation of Kaspersky Small Office Security 2 for PC you had any problems, send a request to Kaspersky Lab Technical Support via the My Kaspersky Account service. In the request describe your problem in all the details and attach screenshots of errors (if they exist) and a report of the GetsystemInfo tool.

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