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How to Update Kaspersky Without Internet Connection?

Updated on July 20, 2015

What is offline update Kaspersky?

When your computer is not connected to the internet, you can update the database used by Kaspersky method: “Update offline”

Specifically: You must download the database package of Kaspersky in computers with internet connection. Then you copied to a computer without an internet connection to make updates.

To be able to update Kaspersky offline, you will need:

• 1 USB or any external memory.

• 1 computer with internet connection

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Mr Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and Founder, Kaspersky Lab, Russian Federation
Mr Eugene Kaspersky, CEO and Founder, Kaspersky Lab, Russian Federation | Source

Attention! The update method described below is auxiliary, not the basic one. Use this method if the computer with installed Kaspersky has no Internet connection.

1. Download the database package of Kaspersky

You can use the tool to download Kaspersky Update Utility package of Kaspersky databases or direct download.

1a. Use Kaspersky update tool

Pros:

- Supports download database packages of all versions of Kaspersky

- Many option to download

- Features schedule download

Cons:

Download Kaspersky database package very slow.

Steps:

  1. Download Kaspersky Update Utillity

    Link download: http://support.kaspersky.com/updater3#downloads
  2. Click Files and Download
  3. Unzip the downloaded file.
  4. Run the UpdateUtility-Gui.exe file and click Applications button.
  5. Choose your version Kaspersky and click OK button.
  6. Click on the Start button to download

You can also change the settings to use Kaspersky Update Utility better:

  • General tab: This window allows you to modify the application setting and taskbar notification icon.
  • Connection tab: The tab is used to specify connection settting and configure connection using proxy server.
  • Download tab: This windows allows you to determine the setting for downloading updates and configure the path for saving downloaded files.

Tip: Change the update source will help you download faster.

  • Open Kaspersky Update Utility
  • In the main application window, click the Setting button.
  • In the Setting window, click Download button.
  • Select Other in “Updates source” section.
  • In the Other field, type: http://update-hk.kaspersky-labs.com
  • Click on the OK button to save the setting.

After the download is complete. You copy the database to a USB or any external memory.

Picture for Kaspersky update tool
Picture for Kaspersky update tool | Source

Kaspersky version that can update via Kaspersky Update Tool

  • Home products: Kaspersky Antivirus (version 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015…), Kaspersky Internet Security (version 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015), Kaspersky Pure (version 9.0, 12.0 and 13.0), Kaspersky Total (version 15.0), Kaspersky Antivirus, Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac (version 2013, 2014, 2015), Kaspersky Rescue Disk.
  • Workstations: Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows (for Workstation) (version 8, 10), Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Mac, Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Linux, Kaspersky Small Office Security for Personal Computer, Kaspersky Antivirus for Windows Workstation, Kaspersky Antivirus SOS.
  • File Servers and Virtualization: Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows (for File Server), Kaspersky Small Office Security File Server, Kaspersky Antivirus for Windows Server, Kaspersky Antivirus for Windows Server EE, Kaspersky Antivirus for Storage, Kaspersky Antivirus for Linux File Server, Kaspersky Security for Virtualization | Agentless | Light Agent.
  • Mail Systems: Kaspersky Security for Microsoft Exchange Servers, Kaspersky Security for SharePoint Server, Kaspersky Linux Mail Security, Kaspersky Antivirus for Lotus Domino, Kaspersy Mail Gateway, Kaspersky Anti Spam.
  • Perimeter defense
  • Administration Tools: Kaspersky Admin Kit 8.0, KasperskySecurityCenter (9.0 and 10.0)
  • Mobile Device: Kaspersky Security for Mobile

How to download and use Kaspersky Update Utility

System Requirements

System Requirements: Kaspersky Update Utility 3.0 for Windows, Kaspersky Update Utility 3.0 for Linux\ FreeBSD
System Requirements: Kaspersky Update Utility 3.0 for Windows, Kaspersky Update Utility 3.0 for Linux\ FreeBSD | Source

1b. Download directly (without using the Kaspersky tool)

Pros:

Download the database package of Kaspersky very fast.

Cons:

Only supports few popular products such as Kaspersky Antivirus, Kaspersky Internet Security, Kaspersky Small Office Security, Kaspersky Endpoint Security.

Kaspersky database update file free download:

Kaspersky Antivirus 2015 (KAV 2015)/ Kaspersky Internet Security 2015 (KIS 2015):

Link download: http://download.nts.vn/support/Support-Tools/Update%20offline/Kis_Kav/

Kaspersky Small Office Security (KSOS):

Link download: http://download.nts.vn/support/Support-Tools/Update%20offline/KSOS/

KasperskySecurityCenter (KSC)/ Kaspersky Endpoint Security (KES):

Link download: http://download.nts.vn/support/Support-Tools/Update%20offline/Admin%20kit%208.0%20&%20KSC%209%20(KOSS)/

After the download completes, unzip the downloaded file. You copy the database to a USB or any external memory.


2. Update the database Kaspersky (no Internet connection)

Copy the database from USB to computer and updating databases for Kaspersky software.

For KIS/ KAV/ Kaspersky Total

The steps taken to update:

  • Open Kaspersky, click on the Settings button.
  • In the Settings window, select the Additional tab => Update
  • In the “Update Settings” window, choose "Select update source"
  • Press the Add button, browse to the folder containing the database of Kaspersky.
  • Click OK button to save the settings.
  • Change the position of the update source

It is important that the new update source is located on top while the Kaspersky Lab update servers are at the bottom.

  • Left click on new update source and click Up button.
  • Return to the main interface of Kaspersky and click Update button => Click “Run update” button. Please wait until the update is complete and check the database.
  • After the update is complete, you restore the default update source of Kaspersky.

For Kaspersky Pure

  • Open Kaspersky Pure
  • Click the Setting link (upper – right on the main program window)
  • Choose Update tab, click “Update source” button.
  • In the Update window, uncheck “Kaspersky Lab update server”, click Add button.
  • Browse to the folder containing the database and click OK button.
  • Return to the main interface of Kaspersky Pure and run update.

For Kaspersky Small Office Security

  • Open Kaspersky Small Office Security
  • Click the Setting link (KSOS 3: upper-right, KSOS 4: below - right)
  • Click on the Update button and click “Update source” button.
  • In the Update window, click the Add button.

The next step, you do the same as the above mentioned.

“Using Management Console feature, you can remotely manage the updating of Kaspersky Small Office Security 3 for File Server on the networked computers.”

For Kaspersky Endpoint Security version

To update offline Kaspersky Security Endpoint version, you copy database of Kaspersky to the folder “C: \Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Security Center\Share\Updates”

After the copy process is complete, you run the update task on management tool "Kaspersky Security Center"

If you do not use the management tool, you can change the update source of the antivirus software.

  • Open Kaspersky Endpoint Security.
  • Click Setting tab, choose update.
  • Click the “Update source” button.
  • Click the Add button

You can select the following update sources:

  1. Kaspersky Lab Server
  2. Kaspersky Security Center
  3. Folder containing the antivirus database that you download.


  • Click the OK button to save your setting.

The next step, you do the same as the above mentioned.

For Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac/ Kaspersky Internet Security for Android

Can not change the default update source. You need an internet connection to update the database of the software.

How to update for KAV/ KIS/ Kaspersky Total

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