I forgot my password. What should I do?

Latest update: January 27, 2023 ID: 14674

Optimal protection for Windows

Kaspersky for Windows protects your digital life with technologies that go beyond anti-virus.


This article concerns:

  • Kaspersky Basic, Standard, Plus, Premium
  • Kaspersky Security Cloud
  • Kaspersky Internet Security
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus 
  • Kaspersky Total Security
  • Kaspersky Small Office Security
  • Kaspersky Free

To prevent other users from accessing the application, set a password that will be required for closing the application, removing it from the computer, or changing its settings. If you forget the password, reset it. See instructions below.

Entering the password for a Kaspersky application

Kaspersky applications for Mac use the system password for this purpose. If you forgot the system password, you can reset it. For instructions, see the official Аpple website.

For other passwords used in Kaspersky applications, see the guide in this article.


How to reset a password for uninstalling, closing or configuring an application


What to do if the issue persists

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