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How to install and activate Kaspersky Internet Security in Parallels Desktop 8

  • Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac


  • Parallels Desktop 8 for Mac


Parallels Desktop 8 comes with a complementary subscription (which can be replaced with a commercial license) for Kaspersky Internet Security for Windows.

Complete the following instructions below to install Kaspersky Internet Security (KIS) in a Windows virtual machine:

1.Start Virtual Machine → click Virtual Machine menu → Install Kaspersky Internet Security... (if your Virtual Machines is in Coherence mode, you must first click the Parallels icon in the menu bar and choose Exit Coherence)

2.Choose Kaspersky Internet Security from the list of antivirus solutions available. Then click Install.

3.The KIS 2013 package will be downloaded. Check this article if you are unable to download: Unable to connect to the Internet when trying to download KIS

4.Once the download is complete, follow the onscreen instructions to finish the installation.

5.Once the installation is complete, Kaspersky Internet Security will start automatically. Note: if you have any other Kaspersky products or third-party antivirus already installed you need to remove it first and then install Kaspersky Internet Security. 6.Kaspersky Internet Security comes with the 90 day preinstalled trial license. You can continue with it or activate KIS 2013 with your purchased commercial license any time.

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