Block an Application in Kaspersky Total Security

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Dougie

You're watching VisiHow. This is a tutorial on how to block apps in Kaspersky Total Security".

Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas120 865027.jpg
Ad

Steps

  1. 1
    The first thing you need to do is open Kaspersky Total Security
    .
    I have an icon for this program saved on my desktop.
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas8 736263.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  2. 2
    When the program window opens, click the button at the bottom that says "Additional Tools"
    .
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas14 017686.jpg
    Advertisement
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  3. 3
    On the right side of the window, click either "Application Control" or "Details" at the bottom of the same column
    .
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas19 218838.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  4. 4
    In the "Application Control" section, click the link under "Applications" that says "Manage applications"
    .
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas24 644474.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  5. 5
    In this area, there are two sections
    :
    "Restrictions" and "Start". Under "Restrictions", we can see all of the applications that have been running since installation or since the initial scan. You can see several groups that have different colored boxes under "Restrictions". The first group includes trusted applications. All applications in this group will be allowed.
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas45 521833.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  6. 6
    There is also a group with an orange icon, which is the "Low Restricted" group
    .
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas53 485053.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  7. 7
    Applications with red icons are "Untrusted"
    .
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas55 967893.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  8. 8
    You can see that there is an application in my list with a different colored blue icon
    .
    Right click on the application and choose "Details and rules".
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas64 743793.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  9. 9
    In the information that appears, you can see that there is no "Digital Signature"
    .
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas69 03068.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  10. 10
    If the digital signature is "Missing", as in this case, you may not want to trust the application
    .
    For this tutorial, I will click on the switch at the right side of the screen one time. The switch will turn red and the application will be blocked.
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas76 100996.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  11. 11
    You can also block any of the other applications from this area
    .
    For example, I will click to expand "Skype TECHNOLOGIES".
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas83 143358.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  12. 12
    The "Skype Updater service" is currently allowed
    .
    I can click the switch on the right to block the application.
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas86 73942.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  13. 13
    You can click the switch next to a blocked application to unblock the application
    .
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas90 456434.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  14. 14
    Now, click "Start" at the top of this window
    .
    This section shows the startup manager. As you can see, the file with the missing digital signature is now blocked. Farther down the list, there are two files named "hotnix.exe" and "applicationhosting.exe". Those files are still allowed.
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas94 252829.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
  15. 15
    Click the switches next to those files once to block them as well
    .
    Block apps in Kaspersky Total Security.mp4-canvas111 063137.jpg
    Was this step helpful? Yes | No
    Advertisement

This has been a VisiHow tutorial on how to block applications in Kaspersky Total Security. If you're having trouble blocking apps in Kaspersky, then simply leave your questions, comments, or suggestions in the area below; and we'll do our best to get back to you. Thanks for choosing VisiHow! Have a great day!

Was this helpful? Yes | No

Video: Block an Application in Kaspersky Total Security

If you have problems with any of the steps in this article, please post in the comments section below.

Comments

VisiHow welcomes all comments. If you do not want to be anonymous, register or log in. It is free.

Article Info

Categories : Software

Recent edits by: VisiHow, Lukward Thomason

Share this Article:

Thanks to all authors for creating a page that has been read 121 times.