How to enable the Trusted Applications mode in Kaspersky Total Security 20

Latest update: 2019 Jun 27 ID: 15175

The Trusted Applications mode is a component of Kaspersky Total Security that prevents untrusted programs from launching.

Kaspersky Total Security classifies an application as untrusted if either of the following conditions is met:

Before you enable the Trusted Applications mode, make sure Application Control, File Anti-Virus, and System Watcher are also enabled in Kaspersky Total Security.

To enable the Trusted Applications mode:

  1. In the main window of Kaspersky Total Security, click the More tools.

Opening the Tools window in Kaspersky Total Security 20

  • To learn how to open the main application window, see this article.
  1. Got to the Manage applications section and click Trusted Applications mode.

Opening the Trusted Applications mode settings window of Kaspersky Total Security 20

  1. Click Enable.

Enabling the Trusted Applications mode in Kaspersky Total Security 20

Trusted Applications mode will be enabled and a scan of applications and system files will start. The scan is only performed at the first startup and may take a significant period of time.

If applications that you use regularly have stopped starting, click Manage applications and configure rights and rules for applications, or else disable Trusted Applications mode. See this article for instructions.

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