Upgrade to New Versions

Kaspersky Lab personal products do not upgrade automatically when a new version is released.
Select your current product below and follow the steps to upgrade it.

Please Note: KIS/KAV 2015 and PURE 3.0 are compatible with Windows 8 (but not with Windows 2000 or Windows 98).

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Step 1 - Make sure you have a valid license

  • If your KIS MD license is ACTIVE

    You can use your current activation code (key file) with KIS MD. The remaining time on your license period will be carried over. Now go to Step 2.

  • If your KIS MD license has EXPIRED

    You can purchase a KIS MD license at a discount when you renew your license online . Then go to Step 2.

Note: A KIS 6.0 license is not compatible with the latest version. To upgrade to KIS from KIS 6.0, please renew your license online whether your license has expired or not.


Step 2 - Download

Once you have a valid license, you are now ready to download the KIS MD executable (.exe) file.


Step 3 - Installation

Upgrading to KIS MD

Note: When installating new version 'on top' of an older version, your activation details and anti-spam databases will automatically be kept and transferred to your new version

Instructions:

  1. Run the executable (.exe) file that you downloaded in Step 2;
  2. Follow the Installation Wizard instructions that appear;
  3. Restart your computer when installation is complete.
  4. Activate your new version if your software was not automatically activated after you uninstalled your old version.


For detailed instructions, please visit the support site . For troubleshooting tips, please see the user forum .

Upgrading from KIS MD to PURE 3.0

Note: it is not necessary to uninstall KAV/ KIS MD before installing PURE 3.0. It can be installed 'on top' of KAV.

Instructions:

  1. Make sure you have a valid license for PURE from Step 1;
  2. Run the executable (.exe) file that you downloaded in Step 2;
  3. Follow the Installation Wizard instructions that appear;
  4. Restart your computer when installation is complete;
  5. Activate your new version if your software was not automatically activated after you uninstalled your old version.


For detailed instructions, visit the support site. For troubleshooting tips, please see the user forum.

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