How to fix corrupted Kaspersky databases [QUICK GUIDE]

Milan Stanojevic
by Milan Stanojevic
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Does Kaspersky Antivirus give you an error message saying Databases are corrupted whenever you open up this software? You are not alone.  A wide number of users have reported having the same issue with their version of Kaspersky.

In this article, we will explore some of the best methods to fix this issue, so let’s get started.

Just went through the removal of an old version of KES that had a PF which would not allow the update to the newer version ( After that I ran the install for with the patch for That part all went fine. After the install it opens up stating corrupted databases. Also have multiple malfunctions showing. Is there a fix for this? A fast one?

How can I fix Corrupted databases error in Kaspersky?

1. Update your Kaspersky databases

  1. Click on Update > Run Update inside the main Kaspersky window. This will start the process of updating your databases to the latest releases.database update corrupted Kaspersky databases
  2. If the process is completed successfully, then the Kaspersky window will turn green. That means that the error is resolved.

2. Restart Kaspersky

  1. Right-click on the Kaspersky icon in your Taskbar > select Exit.exit kaspersky corrupted Kaspersky databases
  2. Run Kaspersky by double-clicking the icon on the desktop.
  3. Check to see if the problem persists.

3. Re-install Kaspersky

  1. Press Windows Key + X keys on your keyboard > select Apps and features.apps and features corrupted Kaspersky databases
  2. Search the list for Kaspersky Antivirus and Kaspersky Secure Connection.
  3. Select each of them, and then click on Uninstall.kaspersky uninstall corrupted Kaspersky databases
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to completely remove Kaspersky Antivirus from your PC.
  5. Visit the Official Kaspersky website, and download your favorite version.
  6. Install Kaspersky again, and check to see if the problem persists.

You can also uninstall Kaspersky by using tools such as IOBit Uninstaller. By using this tool, you’ll ensure that Kaspersky is completely removed, including all of its files and registry entries.

In this article, we explored some of the best troubleshooting methods for the Corrupted databases error in Kaspersky. We hope these methods solved your issue.

Please feel free to let us know how well this fix worked for you, by using the comment section below.


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