Install Kaspersky Anti-Virus
If you already have Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 installed and need to activate, please read our Kaspersky 2011 Activation page.
Before you begin:
If this is your first version of Kaspersky on this computer, please make sure you have removed your previous security software in the Control Panel prior to installing Kaspersky.
Need help removing the previous program, check our list of competitor removal tools.
If you are installing using the Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 CD,
please skip to Step 2.
If you have purchased online, follow Step 1 to download your software.
Step 1 - Save the Installation File:
Click the download link provided in your order email to begin. If the link has expired, you can download from our Kaspersky Anti-Virus Porduct Updates page.
Scroll down and find Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 product. Enter your email address and click Download button.
You will be asked to Run, Save or Cancel the download. Click Save.
The web browser will ask you where to save the file. Use the drop-down menu to select your Desktop, then click Save. This will look different if you are using Windows XP or another web browser other than Internet Explorer.
The download process will begin, and depending on the speed of your Internet connection can take a few minutes to up to an hour.
When the download completes, click Close.
Close all open windows except this web page, then locate the file on your Desktop.
If you have Windows XP, double-click the file to begin the installation process.
If you have Windows Vista/7, right-click on the file and choose Run as administrator. If prompted, click Continue.
If prompted to run the file, click Run.
Step 2 - Install Process:
You will briefly see the install process copy the installation files to your computer.
The install process will check if there is a newer version online and prompt you to download it if needed.
The Setup Wizard will open. Click Next to begin an Express Install.
Read the End User License Agreement and click I agree.
Read the Kaspersky Security Network Data Collection Statement. This allows us to detect and collect new viruses based on their behavior as well as non-personal data about how you use our software. The Kaspersky Security Network does not collect or process any personal information. Click Install.
You may see a notification from the Windows Security Center that there are problems while Kaspersky is still being installed. This is normal and will automatically resolve itself after the process completes.
Step 3 - Configuration Wizard:
If you did not previously have Kaspersky, or your previous license expired, you will be prompted to activate a commercial license.Enter your 20 character activation code, which is four sets of five characters, or XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX. The wizard will automatically capitalize letters and add the dashes. Click Next.
Your activation code can be found on your order email, the back of the CD sleeve, or the Activation Card that is included in the DVD case.
If you are not asked to activate, the wizard has detected your existing valid license. Should you need to activate after the install completes, follow these steps to activate Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011.
Before you activate the product, make sure the system date is set correctly on your PC!
Please wait while the wizard activates your Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011.
After the license is activated, you will see the License type and Expiration date. Click Next
The installation and activation processes are now complete. Click Finish to open Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011.
Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 will automatically begin an Update in My Update Center. When this update completes, your Kaspersky Anti-Virus will have the latest databases and the Windows Security Center messages will go away.
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