How to enable or disable Self-Defense in Kaspersky Internet Security 19
Latest update: December 29, 2022 ID: 14818
The Self-Defense component prevents Kaspersky Internet Security from being blocked or removed by other applications. Self-Defense is enabled by default, but it may sometimes be necessary to disable it in order to troubleshoot issues with Kaspersky Internet Security.
Disabling Self-Defense prevents some features of Kaspersky Internet Security from working properly and lowers the overall level of system protection.
To enable or disable Self-Defense:
- In the main window of Kaspersky Internet Security, click .
- To learn how to open the main application window, see this article.
- Select Additional → Self-Defense.
- Select or clear the Enable Self-Defense checkbox.
- Click Continue.
Self-Defense in Kaspersky Internet Security will be enabled or disabled.
What to do if you cannot enable or disable Self-Defense
If you experience any issues enabling or disabling Self-Defense in Kaspersky Internet Security, send a request to Customer Service by choosing the topic of your request.