Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac


14 February 2022

ID 59231

Sometimes it is not possible to save files integrity during the disinfection process. If a disinfected file contained important information that is partly or completely inaccessible following disinfection, you can attempt to restore the original file from its backup copy.

A backup copy is a copy of a dangerous object that is created in Quarantine when an object is disinfected or deleted by Kaspersky Internet Security.

Quarantine is a special storage area that contains backup copies of files that have been deleted or modified during disinfection. The main function of Quarantine is to let the user restore an original file at any time. Files in Quarantine are saved in a special format and are not dangerous for the computer.

View quarantined objects

You can restore or remove backup copies of files from Quarantine.

Restore/remove backup copies of files

Delete all backup copies of files

By default, files are stored in Quarantine for 30 days. After 30 days, the files are deleted. You can change the maximum period for storing files in Quarantine or remove the limit entirely.

Configure the storage period for files in Quarantine

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