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EXCHANGING POINTS FOR A BONUS ACTIVATION CODE
When you participate in the Protect a Friend program, you can receive a bonus activation code for Kaspersky Internet
Security in exchange for a specified number of bonus points. Bonus points are awarded to you when users download
Kaspersky Internet Security from the link that you have shared in your profile and activate the application.
Bonus activation codes are provided in the following cases:
When a user with whom you have shared the link performs one-time activation of the trial version of Kaspersky
Internet Security.
When a user with whom you have shared the link activates Kaspersky Internet Security.
On the web page with your profile, you can view your bonus points history and information about bonus activation codes
provided to you. Each bonus activation code provided to you will also be sent to your email address.
A bonus activation code can also be specified in the application as the new activation code.
A bonus activation code can be used to activate the application on another computer (for example, you can give it as a
present to another user).
A bonus activation code cannot be used in the following cases:
The application is in use by subscription. In this case, you can use the bonus activation code when the
subscription expires. You can also apply your bonus activation code on another computer.
An activation code is already set in the application as the new code. In this case, you can use the bonus
activation code when the license expires.
To receive a bonus activation code and activate the application with it:
1. Open the main window of Kaspersky Internet Security and, in the lower part of the window, click the
My Kaspersky link.
The web page with your Protect a Friend profile opens.
2. Sign in on the web page with your My Kaspersky account.
The web page displays details of your Protect a Friend profile.
You can view information about bonus points awarded to you in the My bonus points section. If you have
collected enough bonus points to receive a bonus activation code, next to the Receive a bonus activation
code button on the right side of the web page, a notification appears.
3. To receive a bonus activation code and activate the application with it:
a. Click the Receive a bonus activation code button.
Wait until an activation code is received. The received bonus activation code is displayed in the window that
opens.
b. Click the Activate button.
The Activation window opens, showing a message about verification of the activation code. After the activation
code is verified, a window opens, showing a message about successful activation of Kaspersky Internet Security.
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