Kaspersky stops after updating
Kaspersky Internet Security and Anti-Virus are highly popular and well respected commercial security products and a recommended choice if you prefer more functions and protection than a free antivirus program offers.
We’ve also previously shown you how to get a year’s license for Kaspersky Antivirus 2013 completely free.
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Kaspersky no longer bothers with certification from ICSA Labs or West Coast Labs, but it gets fantastic scores from four of the five independent testing labs that I follow.
This applies to all versions of Kaspersky Internet Security and Antivirus, and possibly PURE. A Leftover Registry Key There is a registry key which can be created when uninstalling an older version of Kaspersky and for some reason this key gets left behind after a reboot.
You need to remove a key called avp**_post_uninstall from your registry.
There are a lot of anti-virus software companies out there - choose anyone but Kaspersky.
"The workaround of disabling A/V is outright stupid." Another criticized Kaspersky's failure to respond to the many complaints on the forum.
IT administrators who use Kaspersky Endpoint Security at their organizations chimed into the Kaspersky forum yesterday and today complaining of connectivity problems.
One person who manages around 12,000 computers with KES installed noted a slew of calls to the help desk from users knocked offline. It does appear that there was a hiccup with an update pushed out causing Windows XP machines to lose Internet connectivity.
The current edition has six icons, in two rows of three: Scan, Database Update, Safe Money, Privacy Protection, Parental Control, and Protection for all devices.
As always, the large green banner across the top turns red if there's a problem.