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"Action Center" message -Win 7

By bytefixer ·
In the taskbar now the icon shows for 'action center' with one item.

The item is indicating I need to download the latest Kaspersky AV...

The problem is that this was rebuilt/restored to factory defaults (nothing was kept, no user detail, no programs, settings...anything); so my question is what is causing this 'action center' message?

I would think the only thing left is some kind of an instruction of sorts on the chips, but just throwing darts...

Should note that I use a completely different AV; partial text shows below:

"Address a problem with Kaspersky Anti-Virus

Kaspersky Anti-Virus has stopped working properly.

A newer version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus is available for download that might solve this problem. Kaspersky Lab recommends updating to the latest version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus to take advantage of security and stability improvements.


Click to download the latest version of Kaspersky Anti-Virus from the Kaspersky Lab website"

Any ideas on the what/how/who etc would be greatly appreciated!

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What I would say is happening here

by OH Smeg In reply to "Action Center" message ...

Is that when your AV product connects to it's Mommy to update it is getting a message that it has been used already and can not be reused on this system.

While you may have wiped the system the Kaspersky Servers still have the Information relating tot he Product Key of the version that you where using on the previous Load of this system.

If you don't want to pay for a new version of Kaspersky you can use AVG Free available free here

http://free.avg.com/au-en/download-avg-anti-virus-free-edition

Or Avira also a free product available here

http://www.free-av.com/en/download/index.html

Or if you want to pay for something you can purchase either of the above Paid For versions. Though for Home Use it's not really necessary.

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