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How can I install and activate Kaspersky Internet Security for Windows in Parallels Desktop 9?

  • Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac Standard Edition


I would like to install Kaspersky Internet Security to protect Windows in Parallels Desktop 9 for Mac.


Note: Kaspersky Internet Security license will work with Kaspersky Internet Security for Windows operating system only. To activate Kaspersky on your Mac operating system, please purchase a Kaspersky license for Mac.


If you would like to install an anti-virus software for your Windows virtual machine:

for Parallels Desktop 9:

Start Parallels Desktop, click on Virtual Machine menu and choose Install Internet Security.

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Select Kaspersky Internet Security from the list of available protection software, click Install.

for Parallels Desktop 10:

Go to Parallels Desktop icon in the status bar -> Actions -> Install Internet Security

Wait till Kaspersky Internet Security is downloaded

for both Parallels Desktop 9 and 10:

Start Installation by clicking Install in the new window.

Click Yes in User Account Control dialog

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The installation will start.

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When the installation process is completed you will see the confirmation:

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Activation of a trial copy

During installation of the anti-virus software the 30 day trial license will be automatically installed.

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Activation with a commercial key

When the anti-virus subscription expires, you will see a notification. If you start Kaspersky Internet Security, you will see the message License-related problem. Click on Licensing in the same window.

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Click Activate the application to enter your commercial license.

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Enter the license and click Next to activate the application.

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