Kaspersky Total Security Is Not Opening

Kaspersky Total Security Is Not Opening

Kaspersky Total Security is a trusted and widely used cybersecurity software. This software is designed to protect your computer from all kinds of online threats and comes with features like real-time protection, detection & removal of viruses, Trojans, worms, spyware, adware, and more.

Installing and using the Kaspersky application on your computer is also an effortless process. However, while using it, some problems are faced by the users. On this page, we’re going to see how to fix the Kaspersky Total Security not opening problem.

Generally, you can open an application on your computer by double-clicking on its icon available on the desktop or taskbar. You can use this same procedure to open the Kaspersky application. In case the application fails to launch, perform the simple troubleshooting methods given below to fix it.

Method 1: Try again

  • If the first attempt to launch the Kaspersky application fails, try once again.
  • Double-click on the app icon and wait for the main screen of the application to open.
  • If Kaspersky Total Security is not opening again, try the next method.

Method 2: Restart your computer

  • Restart your computer (Windows or Mac) and then try to launch the Kaspersky application on it.
  • In case the restart process also fails to resolve the "Kaspersky Total Security not opening" problem, the issue is with the installer file. Reinstall the application on your computer to fix this problem.

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Method 3: Reinstalling the Kaspersky application

Uninstall the Kaspersky Total Security application and restart your computer. After your computer restarts, download the latest version of the Kaspersky application and install it.

*Note: The following instructions are suitable only for Windows OS-based computers. Contact our experts if you need remote assistance in reinstalling the Kaspersky application on macOS.

  • Initially, make sure that the Kaspersky application is closed completely.
  • Next, open the Control Panel window.
  • Select Programs and Features. From the list of programs, select the Kaspersky application and click on the Uninstall/Change button followed by Yes.
  • If prompted, type your Kaspersky account credentials in the given fields and click Yes.
  • Uninstall the application by following the prompts displayed on the screen.
  • After uninstalling the application, restart your Windows computer.
  • Download the latest version of the application.
  • Run the downloaded installer file.
  • When prompted, type the license key of the application.
  • Install Kaspersky by following the prompts displayed on the screen.

Now, try to open the application. If the Kaspersky Total Security application is not opening again, contact us.


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