anti virus istall

  djbenny 16:44 20 Aug 2010


i have windows server 2003 and am trying to put an anti virus onto it, i have kaspersky 2011, but i will not let me install on the OS, so i tried compatibility mode but says it needs xp sp2 is there any other way to "fool" the application into installing on the server?

  Belatucadrus 17:50 20 Aug 2010

Unlikely Kaspersky 11 doesn't list Server 2003 as a viable OS in its compatibility list click here

You could try Comodo Endpoint click here

  djbenny 13:26 21 Aug 2010

i have already purchased and have a spare lisence so would be nice to get this working rather than using another solution

  northumbria61 13:30 21 Aug 2010

Kapersky for Windows Server here - click here

  northumbria61 13:33 21 Aug 2010

"i tried compatibility mode but says it needs xp sp2" - why don't you install Service Pack 2 ?

  northumbria61 13:36 21 Aug 2010

Service Pack 2 contains a lot of updates which it appears may be necessary for you to run Kapersky 2011.

Your requirements are listed here - click here

  djbenny 13:51 21 Aug 2010

i have sp2 on server 2003 and will i be able to use my acivation key on the server edition of the software?

  woodchip 14:05 21 Aug 2010

Before trying to load any other Anti-Virus, you should remove all other old ones.

As you are asking for trouble if you do not

  northumbria61 14:48 21 Aug 2010

Follow advice of "woodchip" above. See here for "Activation" - click here

  Belatucadrus 17:32 21 Aug 2010

I could be wrong, but I don't think the SP2 issue is relevant, Kaspersky 2011 doesn't appear to be compatible with Windows Server, no matter what service packs are installed and I doubt you can fool, tweak or adjust it to circumvent the problem. You need an AV suitable for windows server, either from the Comodo link or as shown by northumbria61.

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