Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of Internet threat management solutions that protect against all forms of malicious software including viruses, spyware, hackers and spam, announces the release of updates to ensure Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 and Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 are certified for compatibility with Microsoft Windows 7. These will be available for free download at http://www.kaspersky.com/kis_latest_versions and http://www.kaspersky.com/kav_latest_versions as of 22 October
Certified compatibility with Microsoft Windows 7 means the user can expect fully functional and stable operation of security solutions when using the operating system and its built-in applications. This is particularly important for antivirus applications that require deep integration into the operating system to ensure maximum security.
All the advanced technologies built into Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010 and Kaspersky Internet Security 2010, such as the new reputation-based services; improved proactive protection; and "Sandbox" (running of applications in a secure environment), are available to users of Windows 7.
Support for new features in Windows 7: Windows 7 includes new features such as the option of creating virtual file libraries that group files by type (music, documents, etc.) without modifying their actual location. KAV/KIS 2010 enables scanning of files in virtual libraries, and offer a full set of features in Windows XP Mode.
Superior level of protection: Windows 7 has a higher level of security when compared to earlier versions of Windows, although this is not enough to ensure reliable protection from contemporary Cybercrime threats. With KAV/KIS 2010, users of Windows 7 can enjoy a secure Internet experience without having to worry about the 30,000 new Cybercrime threats per day.
Unrivalled performance on Windows 7: KAV/KIS 2010, like Windows 7, have increased performance levels compared to previous versions. Tests of KAV/KIS 2010 on Windows 7 have demonstrated that the products' performance was the best in their class with minimal effect on system speed.
New intuitive interface: The interface in the 2010 version personal products has undergone a major overhaul making it significantly more user friendly for novices. After installation, KAV/KIS 2010 icons automatically integrate with the Windows 7 toolbar, ensuring complete integration with the operating system's updated interface.
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