Limitations of Kaspersky for Windows on 64-bit operating systems

Latest update: April 24, 2023 ID: 15781

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.

The following features of Kaspersky are limited when the application is installed on 64-bit operating systems: 

  • Protection against screenshots
  • Intrusion Prevention
  • Safe Money 

Protection against screenshots

When the On-Screen Keyboard is used on 64-bit versions of Windows 8 and 8.1, protection against screenshots may not work. Open the page in the Protected Browser to ensure protection against screenshots.

In 64-bit versions of Windows 8, 8.1, and 10, protection through hardware virtualization (a hypervisor) in some cases is unavailable.

Intrusion Prevention

On 64-bit operating systems, adjustment of application permissions for some actions is unavailable.

Safe Money

On the 64-bit version of Windows 8, the following Safe Money features are limited:

  • Clipboard protection
  • Protection against unauthorized browser access by means of simulating user input
  • Protection against unauthorized remote access
  • Protection against browser hijacking
  • Protection against unauthorized browser access by means of application programming interfaces
  • Access to internal browser data
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