T R U S T E D AP P L I C A T I O N S M O D E
ENABLING TRUSTED APPLICATIONS MODE
To enable Trusted Applications mode:
1. Open the main application window.
2. In the lower part of the main window, click the Additional Tools button.
The Tools window opens.
3. In the Tools window, in the list of tools in the left part of the window click the Trusted Applications mode link
to open the Trusted Applications mode window.
4. Select one of the options to enable Trusted Applications mode:
In the Trusted Applications mode window, click the Enable button.
Trusted Applications mode is enabled. When this option is selected, Kaspersky Internet Security allows
running applications that had been installed on your computer before Trusted Applications mode became
Click the Turn on and scan all installed applications link to start analysis of the operating system, after
which Trusted Applications mode is enabled.
This runs analysis of the operating system and installed applications, except for temporary files and
resource dynamic link libraries that contain executable code. The progress of the analysis is displayed in
the Analysis of installed applications window that opens.
a. Wait until the analysis of the operating system and installed applications completes. You can minimize
the Analysis of installed applications window.
b. View information about the results of the analysis in the Analysis of installed applications and
executable files is complete window.
If system files with unrecognized properties are detected during analysis, you are advised to avoid
enabling Trusted Applications mode. You are also advised to avoid enabling Trusted Applications
mode if many applications are detected for which Kaspersky Internet Security does not have enough
information to classify them as completely safe.
You can view information about untrusted system files by clicking the Go to the list of unknown
system files link. The list of untrusted system files is displayed in the Unknown system files window.
You can also cancel use of Trusted Applications mode, by clicking the Disable button.
c. If you want to allow running untrusted applications and system files, in the Analysis of installed
applications and executable files is complete window, click the Continue link.
d. Click the Enable Trusted Applications mode by default button.
Trusted Applications mode is now enabled. Kaspersky Internet Security will block all applications and
system files that have not been classified as trusted. After you enable Trusted Applications mode and
restart the operating system for the first time, unknown applications are allowed to start until Kaspersky
Internet Security starts. After later restarts of the operating system, Kaspersky Internet Security blocks
unknown applications from starting.