How to switch to a different Kaspersky application

Latest update: June 22, 2021 ID: 12192
 
 
 
 

This article concerns:

  • Kaspersky Internet Security
  • Kaspersky Anti-Virus
  • Kaspersky Total Security
 
 
 
 

If you have one of the Kaspersky applications for home installed, you can switch to a different solution without reinstalling the application. Follow the instructions in the table:

If you have bought the license with enabled auto-renewal, it will be activated automatically after purchase. If you want to use the auto-renewal license instead of your one-term license, the remaining term of your license will be lost. However, you can apply it to a Kaspersky application on another computer and use the rest of the license term.
Current
application
Intended application
Latest Kaspersky Anti-Virus Latest Kaspersky Internet Security Latest Kaspersky Total Security

Kaspersky Anti-Virus

To upgrade the application
to the latest version:
1. Download the installer from the Kaspersky website.
2. Run the installation file
and follow the installation steps.
3. Reboot the computer.

If your current Anti-Virus license has expired,
buy a new activation code.


1. Buy the code for Internet Security from the Kaspersky website.
2. Enter the activation code into your Anti-Virus application.
See this article for instructions.
3. Switch to Internet Security right away or wait until your current license expires.
Note that license terms are not summed.
4. Restart your computer, if necessary.


1. Buy the code for Total Security from the Kaspersky website.
2. Enter the activation code into your Anti-Virus application.
See this article for instructions.
3. Switch to Total Security right away or wait until your current license expires.
Note that license terms are not summed.
4. Restart your computer, if necessary.

Kaspersky Internet Security


1. Buy the code for Anti-Virus from the Kaspersky website.
2. Enter the activation code into your Anti-Virus application.
See this article for instructions.
3. Switch to Anti-Virus right away or wait until your current license expires.
Note that license terms are not summed.
4. Restart your computer, if necessary.

To upgrade the application
to the latest version:
1. Download the installer from the Kaspersky website.
2. Run the installation file
and follow the installation steps.
3. Reboot the computer.

If your current Internet Security license has expired,
buy a new activation code.


1. Buy the code for Total Security from the Kaspersky website.
2. Enter the activation code into your Anti-Virus application. See this article for instructions.
3. Switch to Total Security right away or wait until your current license expires.
Note that license terms are not summed.
4. Restart your computer, if necessary.

Kaspersky Total Security


1. Buy the code for Anti-Virus from the Kaspersky website.
2. Enter the activation code into your Total Security application. See this article for instructions.
3. Switch to Anti-Virus right away or wait until your current license expires.
Note that license terms are not summed.
4. Restart your computer, if necessary.


1. Buy the code for Internet Security from the Kaspersky website.
2. Enter the activation code into your Total Security application. See this article for instructions.
3. Switch to Internet Security right away or wait until your current license expires.
Note that license terms are not summed.
4. Restart your computer, if necessary.

To upgrade the application
to the latest version:
1. Download the installer from the Kaspersky website.
2. Run the installation file
and follow the installation steps.
3. Reboot the computer.

If your current Total Security license has expired,
buy a new activation code.

 
 
 
 
 

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