How to use Kaspersky Update Utility 4.0 for Windows from the command line

 

Kaspersky Update Utility 4.0

 
 
 

How to use Kaspersky Update Utility 4.0 for Windows from the command line

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Latest update: February 09, 2021 ID: 15693
 
 
 
 

Make sure that your device is connected to the Internet. An Internet connection is necessary for loading updates and checking the licenses of the updated applications.

To start Kaspersky Update Utility from the command line, enter the full path to the file UpdateUtility-Console.exe and press Enter.

Starting the console version of Kaspersky Update Utility 4.0

Use the following parameters in the command line interface:

Parameter Description
-accepteula Accept the End User License Agreement. The text of the End User License Agreement is included in the application distribution package (the license.txt file). You must accept the terms of the End User License Agreement to use the application. If you do not set this parameter, the application will ask for your consent in the command line. To accept the End User License Agreement, press Y on the keyboard.
-acceptprivacypolicy Accept the Products and Services privacy policy. The text of the Products and Services privacy policy is included in the application distribution package (the license.txt file). You must accept the Products and Services Privacy Policy to use the application. If you do not set this parameter, the application will ask for your consent in the command line. To accept the Products and Services Privacy Policy, press Y on the keyboard.
-acceptksn Agree to participate in Kaspersky Security Network (KSN). The text of the Kaspersky Security Network is included in the application distribution package. If you do not set this parameter, the application will ask for your consent in the command line. To agree to participate in KSN, press Y on the keyboard.
-declineksn Decline to participate in Kaspersky Security Network (KSN). If you do not set this parameter, the application will ask for your consent in the command line. To decline to participate in KSN, press Y on the keyboard.
-u Run an update.
-o <filename>
-c <filename>
Set a configuration file. If this parameter is not specified, the updater.ini configuration file will be used by default.
-t Enable tracing.
-d Enable dump files to be created when the application crashes.
-s Enable silent mode (no messages displayed).
-r Enable report generation.
-h Display a description of the parameters.

When starting the application from the command line with the -u parameter for the first time, read carefully the Kaspersky End User License Agreement and the Product and Services Privacy Policy in the license.txt file, and the Kaspersky Security Network Statement in the ksn.txt file. If you agree with the terms, press Y on the keyboard.

Accepting the End User License Agreement, the Product and Services Privacy Policy and the KSN Statement in Kaspersky Update Utility 4.0

To grant or withdraw your consent to participate in the Kaspersky Security Network at a later time, open the updater.ini file in a text editor and set for the AgreedWithKsn parameter one of the following values:

  • true, if you agree with the Kaspersky Security Network Statement.
  • false, if you do not agree with the Kaspersky Security Network Statement.
 
 
 
 
 

Example of starting the utility from the command line

 
 
 
 
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