U S E R GU I D E
LIMITED FUNCTIONALITY MODE
Webcam access protection
Notification about connection to an
unsafe Wi-Fi network
Microsoft Windows Troubleshooting
System Changes Control
ABOUT THE ACTIVATION CODE
An activation code is a code that you receive when you purchase a license for Kaspersky Internet Security. This code is
required for activation of the application.
The activation code is a unique sequence of twenty digits and Latin letters in the format xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx.
Depending on how you purchased the application, you can obtain the activation code in one of the following ways:
When you purchase a boxed version of Kaspersky Internet Security, an activation code is provided in the
manual or on the retail box that contains the installation CD.
When you purchase Kaspersky Internet Security from an online store, an activation code is emailed to the
address that you have specified when ordering.
If you participate in the Protect a Friend program (see the section "Participating in the Protect a Friend program"
on page 99), you can receive a bonus activation code in exchange for your bonus points.
The license term countdown starts from the date when you activate the application. If you have purchased a license for
the use of Kaspersky Internet Security on several devices, the license term starts counting down from the moment you
first apply the activation code.
If you lose or accidentally delete your activation code after activating the application, contact Kaspersky Lab Technical
Support to restore the activation code (http://support.kaspersky.com).
ABOUT THE SUBSCRIPTION
A subscription to Kaspersky Internet Security establishes use of the application within the selected parameters
(expiration date and number of protected devices). You can obtain a subscription for Kaspersky Internet Security from a
service provider (for example, from your Internet provider). You can pause or resume your subscription, renew it
automatically, or cancel it. You can manage your subscription via your personal account page on the service provider's
Vendors can provide two types of subscriptions for Kaspersky Internet Security: update subscriptions and update and
A subscription can be limited (for example, to one year) or unlimited (with no expiration date). To continue using
Kaspersky Internet Security after a limited subscription expires, you must renew it. Unlimited subscriptions are renewed
automatically as long as timely prepayment has been made to the service provider.
When a limited subscription expires, you are given a grace period to renew your subscription. Application functionality
remains unchanged during this time.
If the subscription is not renewed before the grace period expires, Kaspersky Internet Security stops updating the
application databases (in the case of update subscriptions), stops interacting with Kaspersky Security Network, and also
stops protecting the computer and running scan tasks (in the case of update and protection subscriptions).