You will be asked to Run, Save or Cancel the download. Click Save.
The web browser will then ask you where to save the file. Use the drop-down menu to select your Desktop, then click Save. Download speeds will vary depending on your Internet connection, but could take from a few minutes to an hour.
When the download completes, click Close.
Close all open windows except this web page, then locate the file on your Desktop and double-click on it to begin the installation process.
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.
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.
Click Finish to begin using Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011.
We recommend performing the following operations after the program has been installed and launched:
Update the databases.
To update, click Update on the left, then Run Update on the right of the main window.
Check that your computer is protected.
The computer's protection status is indicated by the color of the horizontal band and light at the top of the program's main window:
Green - The computer is protected.
Yellow and Red - The computer is at risk.
Scan your computer for viruses.
Kaspersky recommends that you run a full scan of your computer.
Click on Scan on the left of the main window, then Run Full Scan on the right.
Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011 Install Process:
Q: I am trying to install but am getting an Incompatible Software message. How can I clear this?