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Troubleshooting Kaspersky Database Update Issues

Having trouble with updating your Kaspersky database? Let’s troubleshoot those issues together.

Identifying the Update Issue

When troubleshooting Kaspersky database update issues, it is crucial to first identify the root of the problem. Begin by checking the internet connection on your computer to ensure it is stable and working properly. Next, verify that there are no issues with your firewall or proxy server that could be blocking the update process.

If the issue persists, try accessing the Kaspersky update server using different web browsers such as Firefox, Google Chrome, or Internet Explorer to rule out any browser-specific problems. Additionally, check for any conflicting software that may be interfering with the update process.

If you are still unable to update the database, consider reinstalling Kaspersky Internet Security to resolve any potential software corruption issues. It is also recommended to contact Kaspersky technical support for further assistance if needed.

Checking Application and Computer Settings

If you are using a web browser to download updates, ensure that it is up to date. Clear the cache and cookies in your browser to prevent any conflicts. Make sure that your email settings are not interfering with the update process as well.

Additionally, check your Kaspersky Internet Security settings to ensure that the update feature is enabled. Restart the application and download the update again to see if the issue is resolved. If the problem persists, contact technical support for further assistance.

Disabling Network Limitations and Proxy Use

  • Check network limitations:
    • Ensure that the network or firewall settings are not blocking Kaspersky from accessing the internet.
    • Check for any restrictions on the network that may be preventing Kaspersky from downloading updates.
  • Disable proxy settings:
    • Open Internet Options by pressing Windows key + R and typing inetcpl.cpl.
    • Go to the Connections tab and click on LAN settings.
    • Uncheck the box for Use a proxy server for your LAN if it is enabled.

Troubleshooting Persistent Update Errors

If you are encountering persistent update errors with your Kaspersky antivirus software, there are a few troubleshooting steps you can take to resolve the issue.

1. Check your internet connection to ensure it is stable and working properly. Update errors can sometimes be caused by a poor or intermittent connection.

2. Restart your computer to refresh the system and potentially resolve any temporary glitches that may be causing the update errors.

3. Verify that your Kaspersky software is up to date by checking for any available updates and installing them if necessary. Outdated software can sometimes cause update errors.

If the issue persists after trying these steps, you may need to contact Kaspersky customer support for further assistance.


Why is my Kaspersky not updating?

Your Kaspersky may not be updating due to reasons such as application or server malfunctions, power interruptions during database updates, or the use of a caching proxy server.

How do I update my Kaspersky to latest version?

To update your Kaspersky to the latest version, you can select the run mode to Automatically in the update settings window. Alternatively, installing a new version of the application over the previous one will also update it automatically.

How do I make Kaspersky update automatically?

To make Kaspersky update automatically, you can go to the application settings in the main window, select the Advanced section, and then check the box for Automatically check for updates.

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