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How to add the chat service to trusted in Kaspersky products

All Kaspersky products present a powerful security system. So it is normal that in its default setup, or after a scheduled update, Kaspersky will prevent the chat client from connecting online. If you are using Kaspersky Internet Security, on trying to log in to your operator console, you may receive one of the following error messages:

To white list the console, you would need to add it to the Trusted Applications list. Below we are giving references to official instructions by Kaspersky for products Kaspersky Anti-Virus and Kaspersky Internet Security.

Instructions provided in their knowledge base are very detailed, with illustrations, so we have decided not to repost it here. Please click the link for your product to get redirected to their support page:

In the instructions page, and this is applicable for both products and both 2011 and 2012 editions, at step 6, make sure ProvideSupportConsole.exe is not listed under "Exclusion Rules" tab in the "Trusted Zone" window.

At step 9, in the "Exclusions for application" screen, verify that all four checkboxes are selected:

Additionally, it is necessary to allow *.providesupport.com domain with Kaspersky Anti-Banner. As when all scan methods for this feature are enabled, the operator console application will experience connectivity issues. Please follow the instructions below to allow Provide Support domain:

  1. Open Settings / Protection Center
  2. Follow to Anti-Banner Settings
  3. Click 'Settings' below 'Use the list of allowed URLs'
  4. On the appeared dialog window click ‘Add’ and insert *.providesupport.com
  5. Click 'Ok' to save changes
Live Chat white listing in Kaspersky security system

Once done, restart your operator console.