Kaspersky never finishes update or gets stuck on 100%

This article applies to Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 but may apply to other versions as well.


Kaspersky is displaying messages saying updates need to be made, updating and getting to 100% but never finishing the update then use the following fix.


  1. Right click the Kaspersky system tray icon (usually in the bottom right of the screen).
  2. Click Settings.
  3. Under Update, click Settings.
  4. Click Proxy Server and uncheck the “Use proxy server” checkbox.
  5. Click OK and try updating again.


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