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Kaspersky Internet Security

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Not intended to be installed on Server OS.

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 3/2/2018.

Kaspersky Internet Security combines antivirus protection with a personal firewall and an anti-spam filter. Also keeps your PC free from malicious code, adware, spyware, hacker attacks, dialers, spam and network fraud.

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Trial software (30 days)

This package installs the Free 30-day trial version of Kaspersky Internet Security. For purchase info, see

To install Kaspersky Internet Security, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install kis --version

To upgrade Kaspersky Internet Security, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade kis --version


  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'kis'
    $installerType = 'exe'
    $silentArgs = "/s /noreboot"
    $url = ''
    $checksum = '42279c2be68292c91c21de0610c244af'
    $checksumType = 'md5'
    $validExitCodes = @(0,3010)
    $tempDir = Join-Path $env:Temp "$packageName"
    if (![System.IO.Directory]::Exists($tempDir)) {[System.IO.Directory]::CreateDirectory($tempDir)}
    $instLog = Join-Path $tempDir kis-$(Get-Date -Format yyyyMMddHHmm)
    $instLog = $instLog + '.log'
    $arguments = @{}
    $packageParameters = $env:chocolateyPackageParameters
    $advParamNotes = @"
    Command line installation parameters:
      denotes administrative installation when installation files are copied to a specified network folder
      Example: KIS16.0.0.463.en-US.exe /a"Z:\Kaspersky Lab"
      enables sending statistical reports in the silent mode when the parameter /pAGREETOEULA=1 is used.
      blocks displaying recommendations on additional application installation'
      blocks the dialog that requires that the computer should be restarted after the installation has been successfully completed.
      defines the path to the file with the installation log.
      allows setting the log tracing level for the insrtallation process (possible values: 1, 2, or 3, where 1 is the minimum value).
      defines the language used while the multi-language version is being installed. NOT CURRENTLY USED
    Write-Verbose $advParamNotes
    # Default the values
    $admin = $true
    $sendStat = $true
    $recommended = $true
    $installLog = $instLog
    $installLogLevel = "1"
    #$langCode = $false
    $paramPropNotes = @"
    Command line installation parameter properties:
      is meant for applying an activation code. Type the activation code instead of <value>.
      indicates the user's consent to the License Agreement.
      indicates the user's consent to participate in Kaspersky Security Network.
      is used for specifying the installation folder.
      Example: KIS16.0.0.463.en-US.exe /pINSTALLDIR="C:\Custom Folder\kis2016"
      is meant to protect some functions of the product with a password.
      Example: KIS16.0.0.463.en-US.exe /pKLPASSWD=12345678
      If the value of the parameter KLPASSWDAREA is not set, it will be applied to the default scope:
          Making changes to the application settings
          Closing the application
      defines the scope of the password specified by the option KLPASSWD. The possible values are:
        * SET  making changes to the application settings.
        * EXIT  closing the application.
        * UNINST  removing the application.
      The option may have multiple values; in such case, the values are divided by a semicolon.
      enables the product's Self-Defense during the installation.
      Example: KIS16.0.0.463.en-US.exe /pSELFPROTECTION=1
      allows restarting the system if it is necessary.
      Example: KIS16.0.0.463.en-US.exe /pALLOWREBOOT=1
      skips checking for applications incompatible with Kaspersky Internet Security 2016.
      Example: KIS16.0.0.463.en-US.exe /pSKIPPRODUCTCHECK=1
    Write-Verbose $paramPropNotes
    # not set by default; requires additional data passed with package parameter
    $activationCode = 0
    $installDir = 0
    $klPasswd = 0
    $klPasswdArea = 0
    # default: enabled/yes
    $agreeToEula = "1"
    $joinKsn = "1"
    $selfProtection = "1"
    $skipProductCheck = "1"
    # default: disabled/no
    $allowReboot = "0"
    if ($packageParameters) {
      $match_pattern = "\/(?<option>([a-zA-Z]+))=(?<value>([`"'])?([a-zA-Z0-9- _\\:\.]+)([`"'])?)|\/(?<option>([a-zA-Z]+))"
      $option_name = 'option'
      $value_name = 'value'
      if ($packageParameters -match $match_pattern ){
        $results = $packageParameters | Select-String $match_pattern -AllMatches
        $results.matches | % {
      } else {
        Throw "Package Parameters were found but were invalid (REGEX Failure)"
      Write-Debug "Parameters requiring multiple character string"
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("installLog")) {
        Write-Host "installLog Found"
        $installLog = $arguments["installLog"]
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("installLogLevel")) {
        Write-Host "installLogLevel Found"
        $installLogLevel = $arguments["installLogLevel"]
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("activationCode")) {
        Write-Host "activationCode Found"
        $activationCode = $arguments["activationCode"]
        $silentArgs += " /pACTIVATIONCODE=" + $activationCode
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("installDir")) {
        Write-Host "installDir Found"
        $installDir = $arguments["installDir"]
        $silentArgs += " /pINSTALLDIR=" + $installDir
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("klPasswd")) {
        Write-Host "klPasswd Found"
        $klPasswd = $arguments["klPasswd"]
        $silentArgs += " /pKLPASSWD=" + $klPasswd
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("klPasswdArea")) {
        Write-Host "klPasswdArea Found"
        $klPasswdArea = $arguments["klPasswdArea"]
        $silentArgs += " /pKLPASSWDAREA=" + $klPasswdArea
      Write-Debug "Parameters requiring single character 0 to disable"
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("sendStat")) {
        Write-Host "sendStat Found"
        $sendStat = $arguments["sendStat"]
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("recommended")) {
        Write-Host "recommended Found"
        $recommended = $arguments["recommended"]
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("agreeToEula")) {
        Write-Host "agreeToEula Found"
        $agreeToEula = $arguments["agreeToEula"]
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("joinKsn")) {
        Write-Host "joinKsn Found"
        $joinKsn = $arguments["joinKsn"]
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("selfProtection")) {
        Write-Host "selfProtection Found"
        $selfProtection = $arguments["selfProtection"]
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("skipProductCheck")) {
        Write-Host "skipProductCheck Found"
        $skipProductCheck = $arguments["skipProductCheck"]
      if ($arguments.ContainsKey("allowReboot")) {
        Write-Host "allowReboot Found"
        $allowReboot = $arguments["allowReboot"]
    } else {
        Write-Debug "No package parameters passed in"
    #if ($admin) { $silentArgs += " /admin" }
    if ($sendStat -eq "1") { $silentArgs += " /sendstat" }
    if ($recommended -eq "1") { $silentArgs += " /recommended" }
    $silentArgs += " /t" + $installLog
    $silentArgs += " /g" + $installLogLevel
    $silentArgs += " /pAGREETOEULA=" + $agreeToEula
    $silentArgs += " /pJOINKSN=" + $joinKsn
    $silentArgs += " /pSELFPROTECTION=" + $selfProtection
    $silentArgs += " /pSKIPPRODUCTCHECK=" + $skipProductCheck
    $silentArgs += " /pALLOWREBOOT=" + $allowReboot
    Write-Debug "This would be the Chocolatey Silent Arguments: $silentArgs"
    Install-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
                              -FileType "$installerType" `
                              -SilentArgs "$silentArgs" `
                              -Url "$url" `
                              -Checksum "$checksum" `
                              -ChecksumType "$checksumType" `
                              -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'kis'
    $softwareName = "Kaspersky Internet Security"
    $installerType = 'msi'
    $silentArgs = '/quiet /qn /norestart REMOVE=ALL'
    $validExitCodes = @(0,3010)
    if (Get-Process -Name avp, avpui) {
      Write-Warning "Kaspersky Internet Security is currently running..."
      Write-Warning "Please exit the program from the tray icon and run this command again."
    } else {
      [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName
      $key.PSChildName | ForEach-Object {
        $_ -match '{[\dA-F-]+}'
        Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName "$packageName" `
    					       -FileType "$installerType" `
    					       -SilentArgs "$($Matches.Values) $silentArgs" `
    					       -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Kaspersky Lab


© 1997 Kaspersky Lab


Release Notes



  • Automatically built and uploaded by dtgm

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Kaspersky Internet Security 639 Thursday, March 1, 2018 approved
Kaspersky Internet Security 1448 Tuesday, April 11, 2017 approved
Kaspersky Internet Security 1338 Wednesday, December 7, 2016 approved
Kaspersky Internet Security 459 Wednesday, July 27, 2016 approved
Kaspersky Internet Security 542 Sunday, May 31, 2015 approved
Kaspersky Internet Security 664 Monday, October 20, 2014 approved
Kaspersky Internet Security 354 Saturday, September 6, 2014 approved
Kaspersky Internet Security 329 Wednesday, July 9, 2014 approved
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