Anti-Virus Activation Help

If you are a renewal customer and wish to continue using Kaspersky 2012, follow the second set of steps, on the bottom of this page.

If you do not yet have Kaspersky 2013 installed, please follow our full Step-by-Step Installation Guide to download, install and activate your Kaspersky 2013.

If you have enjoyed your Kaspersky 2013 Trial, or your existing Kaspersky 2013 install needs to be reactivated, you do not need to remove and reinstall the software. Just enter the new Activation Code from your order email, the back of the new CD sleeve, or the Activation Card that is included in the DVD case.

The Kaspersky Trial is the same software as the licensed version, except the Trial lasts only 30 days. All functionality is the same.

Activate Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013

Locate your activation code. This can be found in your order email from our online Store, the back of the CD sleeve, or the Activation Card that is included in the DVD case. The code will be four sets of five characters and looks like XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX.

Open Kaspersky 2013 and click on Insert your activation code here at the bottom.

Insert your application code.

Click on the Activate the application button.

Click on the Activate the application button.

Enter your 20 character activation code, which is four sets of five characters, or XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX. You can find your activation code on your order email or CD sleeve. The wizard will automatically capitalize the letters. Click Next.

Enter your 20 character activation code.

Please wait while the wizard connects to our Activation Server and activates your Kaspersky license. After the license is installed, Click Back to return to the main Kaspersky window.

Please follow the below steps to activate your Kaspersky 2012

The below images show Kaspersky Internet Security 2012, but are the same for Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2012.

Locate your activation code. This can be found in your order email from our online Store, the back of the CD sleeve, or the Activation Card that is included in the DVD case. The code will be four sets of five characters and looks like XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX.

Open Kaspersky 2012 and click on Insert your activation code here at the bottom

License not installed

Click on the Activate the application.

Choose to activate application

Enter your 20 character activation code, which is four sets of five characters, or XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX. You can find your activation code on your order email or CD sleeve. The wizard will automatically capitalize letters and add the dashes. Click Next.

Activate Commercial Version

Please wait while the wizard connects to our Activation Server and activates your Kaspersky license. After the license is installed, you will see the License type and Validity period. Click Finish. Click Back to return to the main Kaspersky window.