kaspersky free

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Blomberg1985, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. NormanF

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    What firewall are you running? I'm running Windows Firewall and I simply add the installer stub to my TinyWall frontend and its sufficient to get it to download the AV package.

    If you're running a third party firewall, add it to the list of allowed applications and run the installer stub again.
     
  2. rainbow1112

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    thanks .Manage to install after adding it to allowed application list in windows firewall.
     
  3. TheIgster

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    Anyone have any links to tests with this new Free version? Just curious to see how it performs.
     
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  5. NormanF

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    I tested it. Kaspersky blocks the page and prevents drive-by downloads/phishing.

    So you know the product works!
     
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    This global release is great news for many users of free AV. I quite often have setup Bitdefender Free on clients systems for the past handful of years. But I will definitely have a close look at this and, so long as this is relatively problem free and "set and forget" type of AV, I may end up switching my client users over to Kaspersky Free in the near future. :thumb:
     
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    Great news... So it will roll out in India Late September..!! If I install it now from the download links shared by others, will I not be getting the updates?
     
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    I am getting updates
     
  10. NormanF

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    You will not be getting it in Indian English but if you can't wait.... :eek:
     
  11. sg09

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    I can understand US English :p
    Thanks :D
     
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    Kaspersky Anti-Virus Can Actually Help Spies Steal Data, Warn Researchers
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomas...-av-hack-with-satellite-malware/#5ac810eb2e0f

     
  13. NormanF

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    Much of that has to do with the current anti-Russian political mood in USA not with Kaspersky's best business practices.
     
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    Yeah, not really what I am looking for. Just wondered if anyone had any links to AV testers testing this new free version. I tried it myself last night, but still prefer Avast overall. I still find Kaspersky to be heavy on the system. Always have.
     
  16. TonyW

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    Signature detection should be the same as it is for the paid version. The premium version has additional modules which aren't/won't be included in the free software. Since you mentioned Avast, this is similar to how they work as well.
     
  17. hayc59

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    Tried this on XP pro machine and hit install and first it removed my webroot program said it was not compatible
    then got 3/4 of the way window popped up and it backed out of the install?? why??
     
  18. ddot

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    Seems to like inserting an addon into all your browsers. Has anyone figured out a way to disable this function from Kaspersky Free itself? (ie prevent it from installing the addons to begin with rather than just removing the addons from the browsers after)
     
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    FAT32 ?
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    Windows-based desktops & laptops:
    Internet connection required – for product activation, updates and access to some features
    Windows®-based desktops & laptops
    Processor: 1 GHz or higher
    Memory (RAM): 1 GB (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
    800 MB free space on the hard drive
    Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8 (1) or higher
    Microsoft .NET Framework 4 or higher
    Microsoft Windows 10 (2) Home / Pro / Enterprise(3)
    Microsoft Windows 8 & 8.1 / Pro / Enterprise / 8.1 update(3)
    Microsoft Windows 7 Starter / Home Basic & Premium / Professional / Ultimate – SP1 or higher(3)
    Microsoft Windows Vista® Home Basic & Premium / Business / Enterprise / Ultimate – SP1 or higher(3)
    Microsoft Windows XP Home / Professional (32-bit) SP3 or higher / Professional (64-bit3) SP2 or higher(4)
     
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  22. hayc59

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    Hello anon and thank you..no fat32 here :)
     
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  24. NormanF

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    Only the basic protection is included but its more than sufficient for home users. You can fill in the gaps with SRP, anti-exploit and anti-ransomware software and you should have a secure system.
     
  25. NormanF

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    Or you can append to the installer shortcut /p SKIPPRODUCTCHECK=1 and it should leave WSA untouched.
     
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