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Kaspersky Vs AVG Free

Question: Kaspersky Vs AVG Free

My Kaspersky AV ran out of subscription so I decided to try AVG 7.5 free.
The one thing I noticed when using AVG for scanning "My Computer" scanned maybe half the number of files?? If not less...compared to KAS!! Could not find an option on AVG to add additional stuff to scan.

I was and am still using COMODO BO Clean & SpywareBlaster and Windows Firewall All updated to latest versions. Please let me know if this is a decent setup.

I'd like to know if the Lappy would be MORE secure if I shift to the latest KAS Internet security Package as opposed to hanging on to AVG free. .

Thanks very much for any advice.

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Preferred Solution: Kaspersky Vs AVG Free

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Answer: Kaspersky Vs AVG Free

>> I'd like to know if the Lappy would be MORE secure if I shift to the latest KAS Internet security Package as opposed to hanging on to AVG free. Thanks very much for any advice. sikvik <<

I'd stay with AVG Free if I were you. I've used it since 2004 and I've never had a virus get through the AVG defenses on any of my 3 computers. It has caught a few things (while I was online) and "healed" them before any damage was done; but nothing has gotten through as yet. Additionally, just to be on the safe side; once a month I also use an "online virus check" called BitDefender Online Scanner - Free Online Virus Scan

Please Note: AVG 7.5 Free is out of date. Use AVG AntiVirus Free Edition 8.0 instead.

>> I was and am still using COMODO BO Clean & SpywareBlaster and Windows Firewall All updated to latest versions. Please let me know if this is a decent setup. <<

Sounds Good - but I'd add a software firewall if you do not already have one. Windows Firewall alone is very limited IMO.

Good Luck!

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hi gents
i want to know the difference between kaspersky antivirus and kaspersky free . and what about this combo(KFA+ZAM premium+APPcheck free)+Malwarebyte antimalware on demand scanner . is KAV has antiphsing protection ??

Answer:Difference between Kaspersky Free and Kaspersky Antivirus

the only difference between KAV and KAF is that KAV has system watcher = behavior blocker. system watcher is one of the most powerful weapons of kaspersky that's why they charge you for that
they both have phishing protection

your combo looks OK to me. I can recommend that
but I don't agree with Malwarebytes because it seems redundant to me. zemana as the second opinion scanner is sufficient enough. It's realtime protection is different from its on-demand scanner. You will get better result with on-demand scanning than the realtime protection

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Hello,can anyone tell me how to use kaspersky anti ransomware tool and kaspersky free antivirus together?
I have tried many ways and while both of the products are playing well with each other detecting threats,the internet connectivity has been lost.
Not even a single webpage can be loaded until kart gets removed.
Hope you'll understand and come up with an efficient solution.

Answer:How to use Kaspersky AntiRansom with Kaspersky AV Free as a combo?

I guess both are designed to be "incompatible"

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Kaspersky found HEUR:trojan.win32.generic
says it's awating re-boot, i have re-booted several times and no change.
Malwarebytes found and
PUM.Hijack.Startmenu bad : (0) good: (1) > quarantined and successfully repaired.
Avast didn't find anything
and i can not gain acces to the internet , but do see a strong signal.
can you help me out, Bleepingcomputer? did i provide enough information?
thank, you.

Answer:Windows 7/64-bit scanned with Kaspersky/Malwarebytes (free)/ and Avast (free)

Please boot into safemode with networking and let me know if you can connect to internet

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Question: FREE Kaspersky

Get Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2016 for free

Answer:FREE Kaspersky

After $35 rebate... and you still have to foot the shipping.

So, assuming the rebate actually comes through in 2-2.5 months, then it is $3.

And why would you ever want to have software shipped to you when you can get a digital download?

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Hi, my XP, SP2 installation is totally corrupt i suspect. hw specs compaq evo P4, 1024 RAM, 20 MB HDD

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:25:48 AM, on 6/23/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Unable to get Internet Explorer version!

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\PrnStatusMX\PrnStatusMX.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Desktop\siw.exe
C:\Program Files\Hijackthis\HijackThis.exe

R3 - URLSearchHook: AVG Security Toolbar BHO - {A3BC75A2-1F87-4686-AA43-5347D756017C} - C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG8\Toolbar\IEToolbar.dll (file missing)
O2 - BHO: &Yahoo! Toolbar Helper - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - C:\PROGRA~1\Yahoo!\Companion\Installs\cpn\yt.dll
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: IES... Read more

Answer:Cannot use free kaspersky

Sorry, you is on the wrong forums ... try;


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Question: Free Kaspersky

This is a free AV that is a service of AOL. No sign up required. Anyone tried it yet?

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Is the the free Active virus shield in Dec 06 issue page 177 on the DVD disk? If it is, what is it under? I cannot get it from the AOL site as it will not let me register ie will not accept phone Number & have no zip code (Ido not use AOL as my ISP)

Answer:Kaspersky free (AOL)

why not use avg? very well recommended on these forums?johnny.

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Question: Kaspersky vs. Free

I am running Kaspersky 2011 and the license is about to run out. I don't know whether to pay for it or get one of the free virus and security programs. Any opinion?

Answer:Kaspersky vs. Free

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As much as I've used and advocated for certain free AVs over the years, I could not help but notice that one paid AV suite consistently dominated numerous protection tests, namely Kaspersky Internet Security. The protection scores of KIS were not usually significantly higher than the free AVs, but they were consistently higher. It has achieved the highest award (Advanced +) from AV-Comparatives in every Real-World Protection test since 2009, unmatched by any other AV product, paid or free.
So when Kaspersky recently released a free version of its AV, I had to take it for a spin. I downloaded the latest Kaspersky Free (KF) version [] from:
OS: Windows XP or higherNon-commercial use onlyFull system requirements:
Test Platform:
Dell Latitude E5410 notebook running Windows 7 Professional/sp1 64-bit, and IE 11 (without add-ons). Intel Core i5 @2.40 GHz, 4 GB RAM, SATA HDD: 160 GB. Real-time protection was Windows software firewall, WinPatrol PLUS and Malwarebytes 3 Premium. All Microsoft and 3rd party  programs/patches were up-to-date.
Download and Installation:
Both processes (154 MB installer) went quickly and smoothly, taking about 5 minutes. The only decisions one needs to make during installation are to select a language, whether to enable the Kaspersky Security Network (KSN)- basically to send anonymized data back to Kaspersky, and whether to enable Kaspersky Secure C... Read more

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"Kaspersky has finally launched its free antivirus software after a year-and-a-half of testing it in select regions. While the software was only available in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, China and in Nordic countries during its trial run, Kaspersky is releasing it worldwide. The free antivirus doesn't have VPN, Parental Controls and Online Payment Protection its paid counterpart offers, but it has all the essential features you need to protect your PC. It can scan files and emails, protect your PC while you use the web and quarantine malware that infects your system."
Full read:
Kaspersky's paid AV has dominated in protection tests of security products by independent organisations for some years now. Now that it offers a free version, it looks like I will have to give it a test run.

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As of lately I have been receiving random pop-ups on my computer. They usually come whenever I open internet explorer. I use kaspersky and it's updated, i've scanned the deep system scan in safe mode and it found nothing. However, my computer's overall slower performance and random pop-ups come feom a virus. I don't know how to remove it, I'm not very computer literate. Please help!

This is my log report from Hijack this.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:59:39 PM, on 10/19/2010
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18943)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Zune\ZuneLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Sidebar\sidebar.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\ 3\program\soffice.exe
C:\Program Files\ 3\program\soffice.bin
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jucheck.exe
C:\Program Files\K... Read more

Answer:Kaspersky says I'm virus free, But I KNOW I'm not. HELP


Sorry for delayed response. Forums have been really busy. If you still need help with this do following, please.
Download DDS and save it to your desktop from here or here or here.
Disable any script blocker, and then double click dds file to run the tool.
When done, DDS will open two (2) logs:

Save both reports to your desktop. Post them back to your topic.


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With respect to the Free Antivirus of the Year 2017 competition, we've a thread series where users of the various products will be joining together to state the Pro's and Con's of each antivirus software and why they think it was a contender or not for the Free Antivirus of the Year 2017.

In this thread we'll talk about the Pro's and Con's you have found about Kaspersky Free Antivirus. It achieved the Second Spot in the Poll conducted recently.

The first post will be updated by me [or the mods] with what user's think is good and bad about the product, so an informed decision can be made for newcomers.

Related Threads:
Avast Free Antivirus - Pro's & Con's


Answer:Kaspersky Free Antivirus - Pro's & Con's


I'm really like kaspersky products, but sometimes get me angry
So what you ask:

- Light on system (yes in fact it is)
- Good signatures
- Really good Cloud
- Good virus removal ability
- Good web protect

- No behavior block (but has heuristic)
- Ads sometimes
- Good alternative for Windows Defender but not paid or other free AV.
- Protection is good enough just for advanced users only i think.

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Just in case you haven't seen this one:

Get Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2016 for free - CNET

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Just in case you haven't seen this one:

Get Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2016 for free - CNET

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After it was only available in Russian, Kaspersky released their free antivirus globally.

It is the same antivirus engine as their paid product, and supposed to be light on resources.

You can get it from Kaspersky site | free-antivirus

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Kaspersky Free provides the following new features:
There is now protection against infection while the operating system is being restarted.
Added notification from Web Anti-Virus regarding pages containing adware or legitimate software that can be used by criminals to damage your computer or personal data.
Improved speed for certain installation scenarios, the first startup, and the first update of the application.
The application now waits a longer amount of time before displaying a notification about outdated databases and application modules when the computer wakes from sleep mode.

If the "Always scan encrypted connections" check box is selected, the application will scan encrypted connections even if you have paused protection.
If the application was installed in Windows 7 and you upgraded the operating system to Windows 10 but now want to revert back to Windows 7, you are advised to uninstall the application and install it again after reverting back to Windows 7.
On certain websites, the application may block the download of additional pages in pop-up windows or frames. To resolve this issue, clear the "Inject script into web traffic to interact with web pages" check box in the network settings of the application.
If interactive protection is disabled, tasks for processing threats on your computer from the My Kaspersky portal might not be performed.
Certain types of objects from ... Read more

Answer:Kaspersky Free 2018 Final

What good news

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KFA has released in public if i am not mistaken

here are some images

It comes with Kaspersky secure connection(you can remove that if you don,t need that)
and kaspersky protection addon in browser

Answer:Kaspersky Free antivirus 2017

Any english version? Is it a cut-down version of the paid KAV 2017?

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Hi, I have to disable real-time protection to update windows. Anyone know of a solution? Thank you very much in advance.

Answer:Problem with Kaspersky free in Russian

If you wait a little, I'll help. I need to install in a virtual machine. Maybe there are more questions about the interface (settings)?

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Since they do not give us support in the forums or by phone. I ask the question here. The Opera browser with its VPN enabled makes the antivirus does not analyze the web. Do not pass the AMTSO test. No VPN works well. If someone knows a solution very grateful in advance.

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Starting earlier today, Kaspersky Free on a few (but not all ) machines started triggering a high threat level IPS event.

False positive? Either way this level of triggering of security can cause me some issues. Strange that it is not triggering on all machines, just a few. Perhaps some aren't updated yet or something.

Inbound to WAN1 from Machine OUTBOUND to

It seems to have subsided a bit. But I am concerned because Fortinet IPS is not known to issue false positives for Medium/High/Extreme events. Any false positive prone events are under 'Info' category which most people leave off.

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Very Cool been using it for yrs now best thing in my opinion

Answer:Kaspersky release Free version of AV

I used it years ago. But now shouldn't we be a bit wary of using AV software from a Russian company? And isn't Defender good enough? If not, can somebody explain?

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Howdy,I recently scanned my computer with Kaspersky Free Online Scan. The scan log indicated that I have a Trojan that has infected my computer. Below are the two items infected by the same Trojan.C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Symantec\Norton AntiVirus\Quarantine\72BF65DB.tmp Infected: skipped C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Symantec\Norton AntiVirus\Quarantine\72C20FD8.tmp Infected: skipped I searched for information about this Trojan and got the following results. (In order to enlarge the screen shot below to make it legible ,I had to disable my pop up blocker)I removed Norton Security 2006 from my computer over a month ago. It looks as if these items are in quarantine somewhere in my computer.After the scan I re-started my computer in safe mode and ran a scans with SpyBot S&D, Ad-Aware SE, AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5 Free and SUPERAntiSpyware. The combined results were three tracking cookies.I then re-started in normal mode and ran a scan with Windows Live Care and Housecall, they came up clean.Are these items harmless ? I ask that because it seems to show they are quarantined. Regardless, I would like to do away with these items.Could someone please tell me how to locate these files (?) and how to delete them ?Thank You for your time.Dennis XP Home, SP-2, IE-7

Answer:Kaspersky Free Online Scan

Here is a link to Norton's removal tool. Whether it will allow you to remove the quarantined items or not, ????????

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So I've been trying to install kaspersky free for the past few hours but to no avail.

The installer runs fine but during the downloading phase of it, it downloads normally for 51.8mb out of the 156.6mb then starts to "download" very fast all the way to 156.6 mb, after that the installer states that the installer is corrupted and the only fix that I can find online is download the installer and try again. But I've done that at least 5 times already but I keep running into the same issue

I've also deleted the previous installers before trying again, cleared cache using ccleaner, manually searched for my remnants and deleted them before trying again. I've also manually disabled windows defender before the install. But all the while I still come back to the same issue.

Has any faced this issue before? Any other fixes you think I should try?

I forgot to take a screenshot of it but it seems that other people are facing it too, here is a screenshot from the kaspersky forums that matches what I see as well

Answer:Kaspersky free installer corrupted

Offline installer:

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AOL and Kaspersky have got together and re-leased a 'FREE' version of Kaspersky...(No you dont need to be an AOL customer)
This is basically Kaspersky slimmed down and re-skinned but offers the same excellent detection engine as Kaspersky
Protects against Viruses, Worms, Trojans, Spyware, Adware, Jokes, Hacktools etc

This has to beat AVG as the 'Best Free Anti-Virus Program' Available
to get license key you have to register with email address, I may suggest using a 2nd free email address as the EULA specifys that you may get SPAM from AOL and other companys so using a 2nd email address (just for these sort of pruposes) will avoid your usual email address from being bombarded with SPAM

Kaspersky is one of the best detection engines on the market and has won awards for its detection rate, namely the 'VB 100%' Award which means it can detect 100% of the Viruses in the

Download here ->

Answer:NEW!! FREE Kaspersky Anti-Virus.....

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Please help me with my computer, I tried to download free Kaspersky but then it totally stopped into activation screen. The mouse cannot control and even click to run? Everytime I turn it on again, it runs then stop again into the activation screen

Answer:stopped due to Kaspersky free download,33586.html

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Hi I got "Kaspersky 30 day free trial" and all was fine until the licence ran out. I uninstalled it (or tried to anyway) but the uninstall failed 3 quarter way through! Theres a file in C/programs called Kasperskylab and I cant rename/remove or delete it.
The main problem was I got Avast antivirus but it wouldnt install fully due to Software conflicts or something (I cant recall exactly the phrase) then my pc froze and kept freezing on startup until I used safe mode and removed Avast.
Obviously I cant install a new antivirus until I lose Kasperskylab but as I say I cant delete or rename it etc, any ideas how I get rid?

Thanx in advance

Answer:Kaspersky 30 day free trial problem

have you tried removing kasperskylab in the safe mode also? maybe that might work.

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Kaspersky earlier this year released a free edition of its antivirus software. its very basic and only offers anti-malware protectioh. Officially its only available for users in the Ukraine, Russia and Belarus at this moment, however the downloads of this product are not geo restricted. but you will need to use a VPN and obtain a russian IP address for activation.

Interface is only in russian and Ukrainian. An English version is apparently going to be released next year.

Answer:Kaspersky Free Edition (ukraine and Russia)

Thanks for the info! Although, maybe this post could be merged into this thread (Kaspersky Free Antivirus (Russian only) - Beta Thread)

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I have kaspersky internet security but my license has ran out. Im just wondering if I should purchase another license or if their are free programs that are better? Or is kaspersky better than all free programs?

Answer:kaspersky internet security VS Sas, AVira free.

Whether one antivirus is better than another is more a matter of opinion than fact. It all depends on what criteria you use for the comparison.

Having said that, I think the free antivirus solutions available are more than adequate. I personally use the freeware Comodo antivirus/firewall combination. Why pay for something when you can get it for free!

Remember though, all the protection in the world won't stop you from getting infected if you're not careful about how you use your computer.

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Read an article in my local newspaper today (1-16-2010) by James Derk tech columnist.

He said to use AVG Free Anti-Rootkit.

Google search lead to AVG saying that Anti-Rootkit no longer free.

Found the free download at Softpedia.

Installed it on my computer and my Kaspersky Anti-Virus went wild with threat and suspicious activity alerts.

Is AVG Anti-Rootkit safe??????

Answer:Avg Anti-Rootkit free blocked by Kaspersky

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Having trouble. Have registered but set up wizard won't accept the code (31 character registration code?).New to this sort of thing however other comment is wixard made me uninstall McAfee trial but not my current F-Secure suite - I am loathed to delete it when I'm having so much trouble, but I do want Kaspersky instead.Step by step instruction would be helpful please

Answer:installing Kaspersky internet security 6 (free sof

as 1; also having trouble registring for free 180 days trial of kasperky it should be easy but is not needs to be simplified for every one not very good for pc advisor or kasersky do you want people to have a free copy ??

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At, one can now download a year's license of Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2013! for free. Of course, Kaspersky AV 2014 is now out. AV 2014 has some impressive-sounding new features :

Zero-day, Exploit and Targeted Attack (ZETA) Shield Technology

Automatic Exploit Prevention technology, which scans programs for behavior typically found in exploits

improved protection against ransomware

improved scan time

Suppose your budget is tight and you don't want to buy an AV. Would it be a good idea to go ahead and get Kaspersky 2013, which did extremely well in recent testing?

Has anybody run Kaspersky together with another AV like avast!? I know the saying absolutely only one AV. But some AVs are made to be compatible, like Emsisoft, Webroot, Coranti, Baidu, ClamWin / Clam Sentinel, and others. I have read that some people successfully run avast! and Panda together.

I might just get Kaspersky 2013 and keep avast! as an on-demand scanner if I can do that.

Answer:Sensible to take year free of Kaspersky AV 2013 when 2014 is out now?

Do you have the promotional code required in the sign-up?

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Installled kaspersky free antivirus and i have comodo secure shopping. When i open comodo secure shopping it displays that there is a remote connection that can watch my pc so i turned of kaspersky free antivirus and now it works fine without any notifications. But if i enable kaspersky free antivirus and open secure shopping it again displays that there is a remote connection.

your ssl connection can be sniffed by unauthorized people. Do you want to bypass it with TOR?

Also it also shows "the certificate issuer kaspersky antivirus personal root certificate is not an accredited authority

Answer:Kaspersky free antivirus uses remote connection?

hmmm, interesting. i guess the russian pony is just another mole after all.

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Compusa has a deal where you can get Kaspersky Antivirus 6.0 for free after rebates:

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Recently I surprisingly found out that Kaspersky announces a free version with limited functionality, and it is in Chinese only(correct me if I was wrong), and if the product is activated outside mainland China it prompts an error, but this can be solved by using a proxy server (good luck guys tryin' to read those characters), the link is here:

??????? Kaspersky Free

There are several commons and differences to Kaspersky Antivirus:
1. You will get full and newest signature update(unlike 360 using Avira and Bitdefender engine it uses the signature released 9 DAYS AGO) and you are connected to KSN so nice cloud protection;
2. Four components are fully usable: File Antivirus, Web Antivirus, IM Antivirus and Mail Antivirus;
3. Very decent protection against known and recent (about and more than 1 week) threats;
4. Very light weight as the only resource consuming component is File Antivirus;
5. The main application is as well up to date(2017) and will automatically be updated.
1. lol I cannot read Chinese (jokes) but yeh this is not very good
2. No technical support;
3. No application control so computer data is vulnerable to new ransomware;
4. No system watcher, system is vulnerable against zero day threat;
5. No Internet Security feature (firewall and network attack blocker) so system is vulnerable against port scans, DoS attack and intrusion activities.

It works like that, when you install it you will have to activate it manually to get a 36... Read more

Answer:4EVER Kaspersky free version in Chinese

I think is available also in Russian

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The Get System Info utility (from Kaspersky)is used to collect system information in order to troubleshoot technical issues. It is used in a variety of ways:
* Detection of incompatible software
* Detection of possible malware on the system (both known and unknown)
* Program function errors (installation, use, uninstall etc.)
The utility works in conjunction with the online parser, which takes all of the information in the log file created and parses this into easily readable tab form online. This functionality means that users with limited computer experience can trouble shoot an issue on their own. Download Kaspersky GSI

Answer:Secure Your PC Using Free Kaspersky Get System Info (GSI)

Looks interesting. Thanks - will check it out!

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If you online bank with Barclays in the UK you can obtain a free copy of Kaspersky 2009 Internet protection...Log onto your account and you will see the link on the righthand side column.

Answer:Free Kaspersky 2009 Internet protection

Great for Barclays Trying to get people to sign up I guess.

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Hi all.i m new and i want to share this info.3 months free key to your email.


Answer:Kaspersky legal free key(Bild support)

Nice find! I see this is from the German Computer magazine ( - very useful to anyone thinking about trying Kaspersky

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Quite a few of us on PCR really like KIS 7.0, which includes a very good AntiVirus and Firewall.

The link at the top there should let you download a 6 month free trial of it, which is a bit of a bargain

Answer:6 Months Free Kaspersky Internet Security

Well worth a try out ... you won't be disappointed.


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Russian antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab is launched beta version (russian only) of their free antivirus, which is free for 1 year. It's public beta and it can be downloaded from here .


I'm currently testing it

Answer:Kaspersky Free Antivirus - Beta Thread

Kaspersky 365 1/4 Beta
online installer (russian only)

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Kaspersky Security Scan for Windows provides a free and a easy way to find viruses and other threats that may be hidden on your PC: plus get advice on your PC's security status.
Go HERE to get it.
If you do not want to download and install it, you can use the Kaspersky Lab Free Online Virus Scannner.
Other free tools from Kaspersky: Kaspersky Virus Removal ToolKaspersky Rescue DiskKaspersky Safe Browser for Windows PhoneKaspersky Whitelist You might want to also check out our Kaspersky Internet Security Review.

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So basically I only installed the behavior shield from the avast installation wizard. I was thinking having Kaspersky as my main AV along with avast's behavior blocker is a good set up. However, admittingly I am a novice, and I don't know if these two will clash. So far, everything seems to be going smoothly, but the WD notification icon is displaying that X and is saying I shouldn't have more than one AV installed. Thanks.

Answer:Using Kaspersky free with only Avast Behavior Shield installed.

I personally think it should work ok running these 2 programs if Avast is only enabled for behavior blocking.

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I am using windows 10 on my HP desktop. I currently use MES but am unable to access certain games, puzzles on GameScene (ie) . I thought perhaps changing my antivirus would remedy this situation. is Kaspersky antivirus totally free for download on home computer?

Answer:Is Kaspersky antivirus totally free for my home computer?

Err.. MES, presumably you mean MSE but known as "Windows Defender" on Windows 10. If that is preventing access to games and puzzles then most likely there is something wrong with them. MS Windows Defender is usually quite docile. You didn't ought to be looking for an anti-virus that lets them through if they are dubious.As for Kaspersky, as far as I am aware they don't do a totally free version, only a free trial. There are free AV's around, such as Bitdefender, but as I said that doesn't sound like the right way to go for your game problems. What exactly happens when you try to access them and is there some reason you suspect Windows Defender is implicated?Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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Russian antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab is launched beta version (russian only) of their free antivirus, which is free for 1 year. It's public beta and it can be downloaded from here .


I'm currently testing it

Answer:Kaspersky Free Antivirus (Russian only) - Beta Thread

Kaspersky 365 1/4 Beta
online installer (russian only)

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Source: Kaspersky Cleaner is a free CCleaner-like program for Windows - gHacks Tech News
Kaspersky Cleaner is a new program by Russian security firm Kaspersky that has been released as a free beta version on the company's website.

The program has been designed to assist users in removing junk files and temporary files from PC systems running the Microsoft Windows operating system, and to improve their privacy on top of that.

You can download a web installer from the Kaspersky website which you need to run on a local device to install Kaspersky Cleaner on the computer.

Kaspersky Cleaner
The interface of the program is bare-bones currently. It displays a "start scan" button in the center of the program window, and four additional icons below it that don't reveal right away what they are used for.

You need to move the mouse cursor over the icons to reveal their function. They do the following from left to right:
System Cleanup - Clear Recycle Bin contents and temporary files.
Restore System Settings - Restore settings that affect operability of your operating system.
Private Browsing - Block collection and use of your personal data.
Remove Activity Traces - Clear cookies, history, logs.
If you hit Start Scan, all of the four tools will be used to scan the system. The software displays the issues it has detected after the short scan, and it is up to you to fix them automatically, or review them first.

You can do that with a click on one of the too... Read more

Answer:Kaspersky Cleaner released, a free CCleaner alternative

Awesome, thanks for share kev


Another issue with the current version of Kaspersky Cleaner is that you cannot customize the scan before you start it. If you don't want particular items scanned or fixed, you have to have them scanned anyway and uncheck them each time after the scan to make sure of that.Click to expand...

I will wait till they change that, so we able to customize it before scan.

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Hi Geeks. Hope you're all having a geeky day! Anyhow, I searched the boards here pretty thoroughly and couldn't find any Major Geek opinions of the Kaspersky Active Virus Shield now being offered free by AOL. I went to (another place) and read a bunch of ops, but was hoping for some 'critiques from the geeks.' (BTW I just coined that phrase.) I've read about licensing probs, and internet access probs after install, so I'm not gonna uninstall my AVG free just yet. Thanks in advance for any input.

Answer:Opinions on Kaspersky Active Virus Shield free

Kaspersky is a good program! I'm a little confused though! I thought AOL packaged McAfee as their antivirus program.

However, I would avoid anything that has been integrated into AOL's software. You would be better off having the real full package of software from the original creator.

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Here in Brazil the most used are Avast and Avg free, and honestly do not think the two are good because I got to use both and did not like.
The kaspersky would make a big deal bringing the free version for Brazil, it quickly dominate the market here, here ah many users of their paid versions, and certainly if it launched its free version in Portuguese would win quickly Avast and AVG free.
I hope they launch Kaspersky free to Brazil

#Google translator

Answer:Friends you think the kaspersky will launch its free version in Portuguese?

I don't think it will come out for Portuguese or not for a long time anyway.

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Free update on Kaspersky website from IS 2009 to 2010 if you still have licence remaining.

Heres a screenie from the Kasperky site below....


Answer:Kaspersky Internet Security 2010: Free Upgrade

Thanks for the heads up V_R I do like the new version, the only slight problem is that I can't figure out how to control access permissions for individual apps as easily. Perhaps I just need a little more time to play around with it.

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Just scanned w/ Kaspersky for the first time just for maintenance and it said it found 1 virus and 1 infected file. When I look at the report though, all I see are numerous skipped objects (mostly locked Symantec files) and one hp file that may or may not be marked as infected. The hp file is


which is a legit HP utility that came w/ my HP computer. However, googling it turned up other folks who say McAffee sometimes falsely pegs this utility as a virus.

Could someone please look at my Kaspersky report and tell me if it looks like I actually have a virus that needs to be removed. Norton turns up nothing, and I'd prefer not to install the full Kaspersky program if I can avoid it, because I already own Norton and use Ad-Aware and Spyblaster too and that seems like enough.

I've attached the report.

Answer:confused by Kaspersky free online scanner results

There are no problems showing in your log. As you suspected the killwind.exe is just false indication. Many scanners detect this and a few other poorly named files from HP.

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Just for reminder only!

Agnitum has stopped sales of the Outpost product line. The technical support and antivirus database updates terminate on January 9, 2017. In this regard, we encourage you to exchange active Outpost licenses for a license to Kaspersky Internet Security free of charge.

Agreement to the license exchange program terminates the license for Outpost. Thus you cannot use and update Outpost products after receiving Kaspersky keys.

You can exchange purchased licenses for Outpost Antivirus Pro, Outpost Personal Firewall Pro, Outpost Security Suite Pro, Outpost Network Security.

Licenses for Outpost Firewall Free, Outpost Security Suite Free, Jammer and Tauscan are not eligible for the exchange.

We suggest the following procedure for exchanging your license for free:

Active Outpost license Kaspersky Internet Security license
License expiring in 2016 Ineligible for exchange
License expiring in 2017 1-year license to Kaspersky Internet Security 3 PC
Lifetime license 2-year license to Kaspersky Internet Security 3 PC (you will receive two subsequently activated 1-year license keys)
Business and educational license expiring in 2017 or later In order to receive the exchange offer, please contact us through the support form and provide your active license key.
Kaspersky Internet Security license should be activated untill February 28, 2017.

For exchanging licenses, individuals are requested to enter an active Outpost registration key in the form below.

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Kaspersky Internet Security Offer for Windows 7 Launch Parties
GRAB the 1 year licence for KIS 2010 for free..

offer valid only on 22 oct..

just visit the site

Download your FREE 1-year license of Kaspersky Internet Security 2010!

Answer:Kaspersky internet security 2010 1 year key free

hi !


KIS 2010 is one of a few A/V?s that i want to have.

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hi windows xp sp3 on personal computer.I have kaspersky internet security (paid for) on it but license is ending soon. I have seen some people recommend free comodo internet security.I have seen skidzy big post of free internet security applications but question is is it worth renewing kaspersky for another year or is anyone using the free comodo and do you rate it?many thanksp

Answer:Kaspersky ending - free comodo internet security?

There is no point in any home user paying for security. Use Avast AV click here and Superantispyware free version click here and you will have more than enough protection. Both will auto-update so you can just leave them to get on with the job.G

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If you are a customer of Barclays bank and use online banking, you can get a free version of Kaspersky Internet Security

When you log in, take a look at the left hand menu for the link

Answer:Free Kaspersky Internet Security - for Barclays customers

Is this anything to do with Barclays on-line getting hacked into recently?
And fake logins being shown, set up by scammers on line to appear to be the bank?

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Good day experts!
I posted day or two ago with a friend's pc w/ infections(solved!)
Here's my own, scanned using kaspersky free online scan and it found viruses and infections.

before I do anything or delete anything, I'd ask your humble expert opinion.

I have 2 Maxtor 80gig hard drives
1st one contains c: and d:
2nd one is just for backup, f: and g:

Friday, April 21, 2006 7:56:53 PM
Operating System: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 2 (Build 2600)
Kaspersky On-line Scanner version:
Kaspersky Anti-Virus database last update: 21/04/2006
Kaspersky Anti-Virus database records: 189289
Scan Settings
Scan using the following antivirus database extended
Scan Archives true
Scan Mail Bases true

Scan Target Folders

Scan Statistics
Total number of scanned objects 69612
Number of viruses found 3
Number of infected objects 15
Number of suspicious objects 0
Duration of the scan process 00:43:53

Infected Object Name Virus Name Last Action
C:\SIERRA\Half-Life\hltv.exe Infected: not-a-virus:Server-Proxy.Win32.Hltv skipped

D:\System Volume Information\_restore{56277D9F-3FE9-46C2-9DFE-88639DAABCA1}\RP2\A0000122.exe/stream/data0006 Infected: not-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.PsKill.n skipped

D:\System Volume Information\_restore{56277D9F-3FE9-46C2-9DFE-88639DAABCA1}\RP2\A0000122.exe/stream Infected: not-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.PsKill.n skipped

D:\System Volume Information\_restore{56277D9F-3FE... Read more

Answer:Solved: viruses found on my pc using kaspersky free online scan

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Until today I?d still say screw (pardon me) the free Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 for attendees and hosts of !important]Windows!important]7 launch parties promotion. It has been annoyingly ?posted everywhere? and finally when the day comes, you need to enter the party host?s email address to receive the license. I knew it was too good to be true or impossible for Kaspersky to be that generous, that?s why I didn?t have a blog post on that. Well some lucky and smart people are able to imporatntGooglrfor the host?s email address but still Kaspersky deactivated a lot of codes that were obtained fraudulently. Even for those free 6 months KIS or KAV license from magazine promotions were also strictly being monitored and immediately terminated when they found out it has been leaked.

Enough for the rant and let?s get to the real thing. Today I am going to share with you a unique tip on how to get Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 license for FREE which has not been posted at anywhere yet. Do you still remember that ComputerBild, one of the best selling German language computer magazine in Europe that is giving out free Kaspersky impostant seciuirt CBE? Five months ago I?ve written on how to install the latest version of CBE 2009 and today it will be about CBE Win7 which is the same as Kaspersky Internet Security 2010.

More............:FREE Kaspersky Security Suite CBE Win7 (Internet Security 2010) for ALL Windows 7 Users Raymond.CC Blog

Answer:FREE Kaspersky Security Suite CBE Win7 (Internet Securi

For a limited time (promotion ends 2 PM PST December 12, 2009), Gizmo's is giving away DefenseWall HIPS v2.56 (no updates or support provides) for free.

DefenseWall HIPS is a popular program known for its policy-based (as opposed to signature based) anti-malware approach; it creates a "trusted" and "untrusted" list of applications and reduces access for the applications on the untrusted list.

DefenseWall HIPS works very similarly to GesWall which I have discussed in my article on best free security software.

Being a "HIPS" program, DefenseWall HIPS should not be used as standalone security software; it is what I call a "sidekick". In other words, you should have other security software, such as anti-virus/anti-malware and firewall, installed on your computer. DefenseWall HIPS will play along fine with your other security software, as long as you are not running another HIPS program.

The only reservation about this promotion I have is the fact that no updates will be provided. While DefenseWall HIPS can fair well without updates because of the nature of how it works, I don't know about you, but I would never run a security software that will receive no updates. Malware writers are continually "updating" their malware to break the newest and best shiny toys you can protect your computer with. It makes no sense for someone to use a security software that won't receive updates

More............Free DefenseWall HIPS v2.5... Read more

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Saw the news on Malwarebytes Forums (posted by sman), and decided that it was too good to not share.Kaspersky has been toying with a free version of its widely respected antivirus solution for a while now on the company's own Dev Builds server.Recently, the company released Kaspersky Free to the public. While not the first free product that Kaspersky has released, it is the first free full-blown antivirus solution the company has released.The main caveat at this time is that the product has only been released official in Russia and the Ukraine.While that is the case, downloads don't seem to be geo-restricted at this point in time. Please note though that the interface is mostly in Russian which is problematic if you don't speak the language considering that it is usually a good thing to understand what a security message means before reacting to it.Also, you may run into activation issues if you run the program in a region that is not Russia or Ukraine. If that is the case, features are limited until those issues are resolved (for instance by using a VPN).Source: expect big things from Kaspersky's free Antivirus to be honest. Can't wait for the English release. It's the second company now that releases a free version of their products (Sophos being the first).

Answer:"Kaspersky Free Antivirus released", via gHacks (Russian support only)

So Kaspersky becomes free?

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Just go to this page:

Spanish Promotion Page

Attachment 132362

Fill out the fields (the translation is in image) and enter c35e00be266f in promotional code field. That's it.

A Guy

Answer:Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 Free One Year Subscription

Thanks, this gives me a chance to extend my current subscription

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Go here
Fill up the form. You have to enter your name in the “Achternaam” box, Voucher code as HP2NT3X2 and then your working email at “Emailadres” and “Herhaal emailadres” box.
Click Bevestig button and you should immediately get an email from Kaspersky Lab get the latest version of Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 and install. Enter the code when asked to activate the program
(the version 2010 of Kaspersky cannot be activated offline using key file. It must be activated online with the 20 characters activation code. However, you can still go to their activation website and convert it to a key file to be used on older versions of Kaspersky) ---------- Post added at 09:07 AM ---------- Previous post was at 08:58 AM ---------- ......... i fill the form but at the moment no new mail for me from Kaspersky...

Answer:FREE 6 months Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 license

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hi !
found this on sevenforums:
Kaspersky Internet Security Offer for Windows 7 Launch Parties
1 year licence for KIS 2010 for free.
offer valid only on 22 oct. Download your FREE 1-year license of Kaspersky Internet Security 2010!
"Kaspersky Internet Security Offer for Windows 7 Launch Parties
Thank you for visiting our special offer page for Windows 7 Launch Party attendees and hosts. Our offer will go live when Windows 7 is publically released on October 22nd. Please check back then to receive your license code for Kaspersky Internet Security 2010."
thank you Microsoft.
it seems that MSE has made all other A/V-companies a bit nervous...

Answer:Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 1 year license for FREE !

Did you host a Windows 7 party?
If so you are really lucky:-)

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There are different types of malware such as viruses, Trojans, worms spreading over the internet, and these kind of threats can be easily used to penetrate your computer while you are busy reading your emails or buying some stuff online. Malware can be embedded in attachment or in the body of a message. Same for a website you are surfing. Another dangerous form of malware is rootkit. What is rootkit? It is a program that will grant unauthorized access to your PC, and all its malicious processes will be hidden from your computer. Here we have TDSSKiller - a rootkit removal tool by Kaspersky that allows removing rootkits.
Download: TDSSKiller

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Visit the Kaspersky Lab?s facebook page and get Award Winning Kaspersky Security Scan for FREE.

Please note we do not offer support for beta versions or previews of new operating systems ? for example, Windows 8.1 Preview. Only final, official releases of operating systems will be supported.
Expires April 30, 2014Click to expand...

Answer:Award Winning Kaspersky Security Scan for FREE - facebook

Please be aware this is just a free scanner, it will not remove infections unless you buy.
Basically just a promotional ad to get you to buy. As far as I know they have always offered a free scanner with no removal ability.


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This may only be for the US. A link that can take you to the offers is at
There are a good number of other free offers, including ESET Smart security, AVG Internet Security, and Nero. They involve rebates.

I want to know from Kaspersky and BitDefender users :

1. How are these programs on false positives and over-aggressiveness with detection of so-called Potentially Unwanted Programs or Applications (PUPs and PUAs)? For me, avast! and Webroot have gone after way too many legitimate programs on my computer.

2. Do these programs allow user discretion before eliminating programs? I don't want them wiping good programs off my computer without allowing me the opportunity to whitelist them instead.

3. Do they tell you what they are doing or have done? One time I used the malware function of Glary Utilities. It got rid of something, but it never told me what it was. I have never again used the malware function on Glary Utilities.

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Kaspersky Lab has released a beta version of its solution for the "smart" home and the Internet of Things - Kaspersky IoT Scanner. This free application for the Android platform scans the home Wi-Fi network, informing the user about the devices connected to it and their level of security.

As the Internet of Things continues to increase in popularity, cybercriminals are eagerly looking for ways to take advantage of this growing trend. Instead of making life easier for their owners, smart devices are increasingly becoming a weak link in their security.

According to analytical data from Gartner, over six billion IoT devices are currently being used worldwide, and many of them have already fallen victim to cybercriminals. For example, last year the world was shaken by the wave of DDoS attacks launched by the Mirai botnet. The Mirai bots used popular vulnerabilities in IoT devices to infect them and turn them into cybercriminal puppets. Kaspersky Lab has developed a solution to help reduce these risks. With the beta version, the company is encouraging IoT users to protect their smart homes, and share their experiences about the performance and usability of Kaspersky IoT Scanner.

Kaspersky IoT Scanner automatically identifies smart devices such as Wi-Fi routers, IP cameras, Smart TVs, Wi-Fi printers, NAS network storage devices, media servers and game consoles, as well as computers, tablets or smartphones, in the home network. The solution "memorizes"... Read more

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I was wondering if I disabled the Anti-Virus protection on McAfee Security Center would Kaspersky install and run properly?

Also does Kaspersky Anti-Virus run in the back ground like McAfee would?

Reason I am asking this is because I recently was attacked by trojans, and McAfee did not pick up a single one, and Kaspersky online scanner picked up three...

Thanks for you suggestions and help.

Answer:Solved: Is it possible to run McAfee Security Center and Kaspersky Free Anti-Virus?

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But there is still so many problems. The gentlemen who gave it to me was running it without an anti-virus for quite some time, only using the program spy ware terminator. In the "Reports" on kaspersky I have about 80 events, but on the "Detected" log I have 460 events and most of them are moderatly dangerous. I am still trying to figure out a way to find this log in my folders or get it to let me copy & paste it so that I may post it. And for some reason my anti-virus doesnt even give me the chance to let it fail at deleting them, but only tells me that they are there with no options of terminating, and the license hasnt ran out or anything yet. I have already downloaded autorun in advance and have it installed and can operate it for the most part. I have downloaded Malwarebytes Anti-Malware also, but its scan has not came up with anything mischievous, and neither has SSD. I have hijack this but I didnt really think this is the right forum to post that log, and I wasnt sure if I should be posting a kaspersky log in the hijack this forum, so I turned here.This is not even a 1/5th of my 58mb log file.Date: Future (events: 29) Application Filtering (events: 29) 6/10/2009 9:30:14 PM System runs in safe mode Kaspersky Internet Security 6/10/2009 7:22:26 PM Protection is not running Kaspersky Internet Security 6/10/2009 7:13:33 AM Databases are obsolete Kaspersky Internet Security Application Filtering (events: 29) 6/10/2009 10:06:07 P... Read more

Answer:In desperate need of assitance, recieved free computer but lots of problems I have kaspersky log

Most of the alerts appear to be informational...Protection is not running Kaspersky Internet Security
Databases are obsolete Kaspersky Internet Security
License validity period expires soon Kaspersky Internet SecuritySome are Task orientated to advise what tasks are going on, scans, updates, etc...Task started Kaspersky Internet Security Email and IM
Task started Kaspersky Internet Security Web Traffic
Task started Kaspersky Internet Security Anti-Phishing
Task started Kaspersky Internet Security Anti-Dialer
Task completed Kaspersky Internet Security Quick Scan
Task started Kaspersky Internet Security Full Scan
ask started Kaspersky Internet Security Update
Task completed Kaspersky Internet Security Update
Task started Kaspersky Internet Security Network Attack BlockerThe last one, the Attack Blocker is part of its Intrusion detection system which protects the computer (filters traffic) from web based/network attacks, malware, and pop-ups while using your Firefox browser it deems a hazard which results in denying access alerts. That means the feature is doing its job.Others have to do with privileges/permissions, checking processess/files for digital signature of entrusted manufacturers and placing them in a Trusted Group.For this alert:Detected: Intrusion.Win.MSSQL.worm.Helkern Absent UDP from to local port 1434There is nothing to be concerned about unless your using Microsoft SQL Server which uses port 1434. The MSSQL worm (aka: SQL Slammer/Helkern/Sapph... Read more

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A link that can take you to the offers is at
There are a good number of other free offers, including ESET Smart security, AVG Internet Security, and Nero. They involve rebates.

I want to know from Kaspersky and BitDefender users :

1. How are these programs on false positives and over-aggressiveness with detection of so-called Potentially Unwanted Programs or Applications (PUPs and PUAs)? For me, avast! and Webroot have gone after way too many legitimate programs on my computer.

2. Do these programs allow user discretion before eliminating programs? Do they tell you what they are doing or have done? I don't want them wiping good programs off my computer without allowing me the opportunity to whitelist them instead.

3. Do they tell you what they are doing or have done? One time I used the malware function of Glary Utilities. It got rid of something, but it never told me what it was. I have never again used the malware function on Glary Utilities.

Answer:Kaspersky & BitDefender free today. Info from users of those programs wanted.

KAspersky is not friendly for the average user and false positives. IMHO, and rating sites, BitDefender is one of the best.

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Hello there everyone,

I'm actually on Kaspersky Antivirus v2016, and i was wishing to go to the freeware side. But i definitly do not want to sacrifice security. Does Panda offer same or even better security than Kaspersky, or shall i rather stay where i am?

Any opinions are welcome.. Thanks in advance

Answer:Panda 2016 Free vs Kaspersky Antivirus 2016

without doubt, i'd choose kaspersky antivirus

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If you cannot or are unable to uninstall Karpersky AntiVirus, Kasperky Internet security or any other Kaspersky security software, you can download and use Kaspersky Products Remover.
Kaspersky Products Remover will fully uninstall any Kaspersky software from your Windows computer. It will even delete all activation data from your system.
Once you have downloaded the tool from here, reboot your computer in Safe Mode and run the tool. Select the Kaspersky product you wish to ununstall. It will safely and completely remove the Kaspersky Lab security software from your Windows PC.
If you are using some other security software that you want to uninstall completely, have a look at this post on AntiVirus Removal Tools & Uninstallers for popular AntiVirus programs.

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Source - Windows 7 Kaspersky Lab releases technical preview of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows 7 Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management systems, announces the release of a technical prototype of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows 7.
Windows 7 is the next release of the Microsoft Windows operating system which will replace Windows Vista and is a step forward in the development of Microsoft operating systems. The new OS will incorporate enhanced reliability, greater efficiency, an improved interface and extended working features both in global and local information networks.
The technical preview is a complex solution for securing computers running under Windows 7. The prototype includes not only an antivirus component but an effective and fully functional firewall and anti-spam filter.
At the heart of the new technical prototype is Kaspersky Lab?s new antivirus engine which is even more effective at detecting malicious programs than its predecessor. The new engine dramatically increases system scanning speed thanks to improved processing of objects and optimized use of system resources, particularly on dual- and quad-core processor platforms. The unique product architecture ensures high productivity and one of the lowest uses of system resources in the industry.
The technical preview includes a highly effective heuristic analyzer. The heuristic analyzer detects and blocks as yet unknown malicious programs. If a program signature is not included ... Read more

Answer:Kaspersky Lab releases technical preview of Kaspersky Anti-Virus for Windows 7

Already ... Wow !

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Windows 10 64 Pro Anniversary Build Latest Update
Kaspersky Internet Security 2017 Latest Update
No other RealTime security software.

My portable programs SecurMyBit, VidCoder, etc... were under "Low Restricted" in Application Control.
I move them to "Trusted" in AC.
After couple of days, the programs rules are neither in "Trusted" or "Low Restricted".
When I run the programs, they appear under "Low Restricted" And I again move them to "Trusted" But after couple of days the same mentioned above i.e the programs rules are neither in "Trusted" or "Low Restricted".

Is it a bug or bug on Windows 10 64 or bug in KIS 2017 or ............?

Any info?

Any Kaspersky users experience the above?

Answer:Kaspersky Application Control - Kaspersky Internet Security 2017 bug?

Yes, this happens & not only in 2017 but in earlier versions as well.

I experience it as well, but not quite often as you are. Mine comes when i am disconnected from internet for a while & then connect again, then (i guess) KSN checks the app control rules again & places them (apps) as described in the KSN rule-set.

The problem come from the setting 'Load rule for applications from KSN' in application control, which is enabled by default.

This shouldn't be a problem if you are using default settings (Auto-mode) as Low restricted is basically Trusted in auto-mode. But if you use interactive mode, this causes a lot of prompts which can be quite annoying.

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Kaspersky Lab Presents a New Version of Kaspersky Small Office Security to Reflect Modern Needs of Small Business
​Kaspersky Lab announces its latest edition of the Kaspersky Small Office Security, the company?s security solution built specifically for businesses with fewer than 25 employees. This solution provides world-class protection and easy use without the need for specialist IT skills. New features make it easier to focus valuable resources on running and developing the business while keeping operations, customer?s and employee?s data secure.

Nowadays, small businesses are frequently becoming prey for cybercriminals because they generally pay less attention for cybersecurity while housing increasingly valuable data. According to recent survey results, the share of companies that allow usage of personal employee?s devices within the corporate network has grown to 62% in 2014. At the same time, although businesses realize that customer?s personal information (25%), payment requisites (13%) and trade secrets (12%) are among top priorities of their information security needs, they keep taking very basic protective measures, relying, for example, on free anti-malware products. Respondents indicated that they desire a powerful, but simple and easy-to-use security solution that would come at an affordable price.

Kaspersky Small Office Security is equipped with enterprise-grade technologies, but it was designed specifically to serve the needs of very small bu... Read more

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More info: Kaspersky 365\KAV\KIS\KTS\KSOS: - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Answer:Kaspersky 365\KAV\Kaspersky Internet Security\KTS\KSOS:

Hello friends I thing and installed and and had many problems the keyboard did not work correctly and half a screen of death with Windows 10, whether that care, good luck to all.

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More info: Kaspersky 365\KAV\KIS\KTS\KSOS: - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Be a bit patient, still uploading...

Answer:Kaspersky 365\KAV\Kaspersky Internet Security\KTS\KSOS:

wow it seem KIS 2017 will come soon, happy to see whats new in 2017 version

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If money is not a problem, which would you go for?

Is teh internet security good ? I read a review on PC Magazine that it detects alot of stuff which is innocent, kinda annoying....that's the only bad thing they said in the review...

what do j00 suggest teh meh?

Answer:Kaspersky Internet Security vs. Kaspersky AntiVirus

Considering you don't respect us (the forum posters) with your AOL style of posting. I don't know why I am answering your question.

Knowing Kaspersky Anti-Virus history of false positives. I would stay away from the Internet Security and find another solution such as Outpost firewall.

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Hey guys, I just want to complain to all the Kaspersky makers. First of all, Kaspersky 2009 takes forever to scan, like Literally! Compared to other anti-viruses and Internet Security, I used to be a loyal Kaspersky user from 6.0 to 7.0, but now you see when I upgraded to 2009 when it came out, everything changed which is ridiculous. Like I said, Scanning takes like forever which could take a week or something just to get finished if I full scan. Hell, Quick-scan even lags the heck out of my computer and takes hours to finish(OMG).
Now I know it's not my computer's problem like most of you would say. I have a pretty decent high-end custom-built computer that's really still better than most Home users have and I'm using an Intel Quad Core Q6600, 4GB(2xgb of Dual Channel) Corsair RAM DDR2-800(PC2-6400). My Video card is really good too because it's a GeForce 8800GTX, which is still good still.

Anyways i just want to point out that i seriously don't know why Kaspersky 2009 all of a sudden slow. The MAIN PROBLEM is that I left my computer just last night and it's stuck at 22% because I decided you know what, I might as well stop my scanning because it's taking up SO MANY RESOURCES! I mean for Crying out loud! But you see, when I stopped the scanning it lags my whole computer so I had to restart my computer improperly and hit the reset button because Kaspersky got issues since it wouldn't stop the scan and would probably take hou... Read more

Answer:Kaspersky is a resource hog! What's up with kaspersky 2009! This is not good!

DomLuc said:
There is also the Malware Forum thread above from February 2009 but no logs were ever attached so an expert analysis of your system could not be carried out.Click to expand...

oh yea, i forgot about that one.
That was actually on my laptop, this thread is for my PC as you can see on my specs.

Anyways, I actually fixed the problem now so that virus is gone from my laptop.

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More info: Kaspersky 365\KAV\KIS\KTS\KSOS: - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Answer:Kaspersky 365\KAV\Kaspersky Internet Security\KTS\KSOS:


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Kaspersky 365\KAV\KIS\KTS\KSOS: - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Be a bit patient, still uploading installers...

Answer:Kaspersky 365\KAV\Kaspersky Internet Security\KTS\KSOS:

Good news thanks for sharing

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More info: Kaspersky 365\KAV\KIS\KTS\KSOS: - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Answer:Kaspersky 365\KAV\Kaspersky Internet Security\KTS\KSOS:

What new features include Beta 17?.

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More info: Kaspersky 365\KAV\KIS\KTS\KSOS: - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Answer:Kaspersky 365\KAV\Kaspersky Internet Security\KTS\KSOS:

Thanks for the infos
I'm curious to see what are the new features in this (beta) version

(Your links to

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More info: Kaspersky 365\KAV\KIS\KTS\KSOS: - Kaspersky Lab Forum

They are still uploading the installers, so be a bit patient

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More Info: KAV/KIS/KTS 2016 MR1 Patch B is available for testing. - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Testable fixes and features:
It contain hotfix of critical bug in klim6 driver, that was activated after one of MS updates.
We plan to reliase patch in very short time, please - test it in next two days!Click to expand...

Answer:Kaspersky KAV\Kaspersky Internet Security\KTS [MR1]: Patch A

Sorry! I took the same template of Patch A, and forgot to change A -> B!.

Could any Mod edit the thread tittle please?

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More info in: Kaspersky 365\KAV\KIS\KTS: - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Index of /devbuilds/KAVKISKTSKSOSKFA_2017/

Answer:Kaspersky 365\KAV\Kaspersky Internet Security\KTS:

Any screenshots?

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Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces the launch of Kaspersky PURE, an integrated solution to protect home networks. The new product was unveiled at Europe's largest IT exhibition CeBIT 2010 and will be available in stores from 30 March, 2010.
Kaspersky PURE retains all the features that users of Kaspersky Anti-Virus and Kaspersky Internet Security have come to know and appreciate, including state-of-the-art ?sandbox' technologies that allow suspect applications to be run in a secure virtual environment, proactive detection of unknown threats, application control and restrictions on the level of access that suspicious programs have to passwords, logins, personal information and operating system settings.
For those with children, Kaspersky PURE's Extended Parental Control helps to limit the time that minors spend on the computer, regulates access to specific programs and the Internet and blocks users attempting to access websites displaying adult content, whilst notifying you. The IM control feature can be set to block messages containing obscene language or predefined words such as your home address or telephone number. Kaspersky Lab announces Kaspersky PURE, the ultimate protection for your digital life

Answer:Kaspersky Lab announces Kaspersky PURE

feels kaspersky is going to imitate symantec(norton 360) with this new product...i think kaspersky pure is just a collection of all their tools...nothing special advancedments...
p;s;-i learnt that they are going to add some peculier technologies to KIS2011 beta,in Kaspersky fan club...

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Discussion thread: Kaspersky 365\KAV\KIS\KTS [MR1]: RC - Kaspersky Lab Forum

Index of /devbuilds/KAVKISKTSKFA_2016MR1/ RC/

Answer:Kaspersky 365\KAV\Kaspersky Internet Security\KTS [MR1]: RC

MR1 Final is really near!

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Kaspersky Lab Used by Russia as a Tool to Spy on the U.S.

Recent reports by The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Washington Post detail Kaspersky Lab?s connections to the Russian government.

Software from Russian-based Kaspersky Lab has been used to steal sensitive and classified National Security Agency (NSA) data from an NSA contractor?s personal computer, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The 2015 hack apparently happened when the contractor took the data from the NSA and loaded it onto his computer, which contained Kaspersky antivirus software. Allegedly, the software enabled Russian hackers to see his files. The hack has not been disclosed by the government, noted the Wall Street Journal.

The Washington Post reported that the contractor, a U.S. citizen born in Vietnam, worked for the division of the NSA that creates tools to break into computers overseas for the purpose of gathering intelligence. The employee, who was sacked in 2015, probably did not take the materials for malicious purposes such as handing them to a foreign spy agency, The Washington Post noted.

A New York Times article details how Israeli intelligence officers looked on in real time as Russian government hackers searched computers for the code names of American intelligence programs.

Interestingly, neither the Wall Street Journal nor the Washington Post addressed the issue of why the employee took classified information home on his laptop.

Equally as interesting, the re... Read more

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Answer:kaspersky finally out with kaspersky internet security 2010 and anivius 2010.


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I thought it would be a good idea in keeping with the overall goal of this site to start a thread to give people a list of legal and secure sites for downloading free or dirt-cheap movies, music and software/games.
I believe this would helpful in terms of not just telling people not to visit/support pirating websites,
but to also give them other alternatives so that there wouldn't be a temptation to go there anyway
(And also for people like me that Don't want to steal, but also don't want to pay more than I have to)
Master list of sites for free/dirt cheap movies, music and free/free to try software:
Open Music Archive
Contains music with expired copyright according to UK copyright law, which states that the copyright expires 70 years after the author's death.
As such, some of the music may be considered "pirated" in countries with longer copyright periods.
For example, The longest copyright period I know of is Mexico (100 years after the author's death).
This guy composes his own music and gives it away for free!
Movies and/or TV
Movies and tv free with ads, or (for cost of membership) watchable without ads. 
Free for Dishnetwork users?
Not completely free, but VERY low price!
WARNING! As stated by Quietman, Many free Software Sites contain ads  or link to sites containing ads with misleading down... Read more

Answer:Good source sites for secure & legal free movies and free/free to try software?

That is a good question.
When I think about it Hulu does have movies.
I use Netflix.
I can use as I have Dishnetwork and can use that to be able to watch. Yup, just tested works good.
Many of the Movies channels can be watched that way.

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Hi, really sorry if this is the wrong place or the wrong kind of forum to ask these kind of questions (alot of you guys seem like pros haha)

My Kaspersky AV licence is up and i'm looking at buying Total Security for another year and saw on Kaspersky website this new software they are calling Kaspersky Security cloud. The page for my knowledge is a little vague and it just looks kind of like Total Security repackaged.

Is there any crucial differences in KTS and this new Security cloud that would benefit me buying that instead?

Thanks for your time

Answer:Kaspersky Total Security or Kaspersky Security Cloud

Are you referring to Endpoint Security Cloud? If so it's for business customers only. If you're referring to something else could you please link to it.

If you're happy with KTS then I see no reason why you shouldn't renew it.

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Which av is best ?

Answer:Bitdefender free vs Panda free vs Avira free 2016


This is my Top from what you listed.

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hi i would like to see which every one prefers?

Answer:Avast Free vs AVG Free vs Avira Free Antivirus for Windows

AVG proactive protection does very good work most of the time

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As far as I know, the main difference is that KAV does not have Application Control, but Kaspersky Internet Security does.
Does this make a big difference in protection?
I am asking because I want to combo Kaspersky with an app that has a HIPS component, so I need to use KAV rather than KIS.

Answer:how good Internet Security Kaspersky AntiVirus, as compared to Kaspersky Internet Security?

Application control and Trusted Applications Mode are a great additional layer of protection. Which app do you want to add to Kaspersky? IMO KIS would be the best. TAM is really great.

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