Command line parameters for managing Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool


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Command line parameters for managing Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool

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Latest update: February 04, 2021 ID: 8537

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To run Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool with additional parameters:

  1. Press Win and R keys simultaneously on your keyboard.

Win + R keyboard hotkey

  1. Drag-and-drop the installer to the Run window.

The Run window and the Kaspersky Virus Removal Tool icon

  • In the Open line, the path to the file will appear.
  1. After the path, type a command or multiple commands you want to apply and click OK. Use the following parameters:
    • -trace — turn on collecting traces.
    • -freboot — enable Advanced mode.
    • -d <folder_path> — specify the folder for reports, Quarantine and trace files.
    • -accepteula — automatically accept the License Agreement, Privacy Policy and KSN agreement.
    • -silent — run without graphic interface.
    • -adinsilent — active disinfection without displaying graphical user interface.
    • -processlevel <level> — set threat levels for objects to be neutralized in the console mode:
      • 1 — neutralize objects with high threat level
      • 2 — neutralize objects with high and medium threat levels
      • 3 — neutralize objects with high, medium and low threat levels
    • -fixednames — disable file name randomization.
    • -en — run the tool with the English interface.
    • -moddirpath — specify the folder with antivirus databases.
    • -dontcryptsupportinfo — disable encryption of trace files, reports and dump files.
    • -fupdate — enable notifications in case tool’s bases are outdated.
    • -allvolumes — add a scan of all logical drives.
    • -custom <folder_path> — add a scan of a selected folder. You can only select one folder. To scan several folders at a time, use the -customlist parameter.
    • -customlist <file_path> — add a scan of folders specified in the text file.


Command example

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