How to configure Kaspersky Total Security 2017 for better performance of your computer


Kaspersky Total Security 2017


How to configure Kaspersky Total Security 2017 for better performance of your computer

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2016 Oct 07 ID: 13157

To enhance the performance of your computer when Kaspersky Total Security 2017 is running, adjust the product settings in the following way:  

  1. Open Settings in Kaspersky Total Security 2017 by clicking the gear icon in the lower-left corner of the main window.

Image: the main window of Kaspersky Total Security 2017

If you have problems opening the application window, see this guide.

  1. Go to the Performance section and do the following adjustments:
    • Select the check box Disable scheduled scan tasks while running on battery power.
    • Select the check box Automatically disable some Kaspersky Total Security functionality (such as notifications) when applications are launched in full-screen mode.
    • Select the check box Release resources to operating system when the computer starts.
    • Select the check box Postpone computer scan tasks when the CPU and disk systems are at high load.
    • Select the check box Perform Idle Scan.
    • Clear the check box Perform the analysis of installed applications.
    • Clear the check box Search for software that is intended to conceal traces of a malicious program in the system (rootkits). Kaspersky Total Security 2017 will not run Rootkit search in the background mode.

Image:  the Settings window of Kaspersky Total Security 2017

  1. Pause File Anti-Virus. See the guide below.

How to pause File Anti-Virus

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