Simple Trick To Activate Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009 English Version Using Chinese Version Code

Nowadays, Kaspersky lab is promoting its product in the China market and getting positive response drastically. Since the Kaspersky Anti-Virus is one of the most trustable and reliable antivirus, which keeps your computer free from any intruder and virus threats. However, the thing to understand here is the trick to activate your English version Kaspersky antivirus by using the Chinese version code.

Usually, Chinese version code only works in Chinese Kaspersky anti-virus. If you enter Chinese code to any English version Kaspersky antivirus, it will discard the permission by showing error message “Activation code for this product is not valid or compatible. It is not possible to activate your this version of Kaspersky antivirus with this code”. As a rule, there is an inbuilt mechanism in code, which detects the installed version of Kaspersky, whether it is English version or Chinese version.

If you are thinking to activate your Kaspersky using key file, then you will get negative response with this error message “The key file is not valid or compatible for this application. It is not possible to activate this application using this key file

Here is simple workaround with which you can easily activate your Kaspersky antivirus 2009 English version 8.  This trick makes fool to server to think that installed Kaspersky is indeed the Chinese version.

  • Download and install Kaspersky Antivirus English version 2009 on your computer.
  • Choose the option Activate when you will be prompted to activate KAV 2009.

  • Complete the rest configuration on screen process properly.
  • Click on settings in Kaspersky Anti Virus 2009
  • Go to Options
  • You can uncheck the Enable Self Defense option and tap on OK.
  • Right click on the icon of Kaspersky Antivirus, which will be located at system tray and choose Exit Option.
  • Now, open Windows Explorer and go to C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009\Skin\loc folder.

  • Replace the en folder name with sch.    

  • Launch the Registry editor and navigate to HKEY_LOCAL MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Kaspersky Lab\protected\AVP8\environmentregistry key.
  • Replace the en value date to sch value date under localization by right clicking on right pane.

  • Launch KAV 2009
  • When the activation interface appears, choose Activate online and put the Chinese activation code followed by clicking on Next option. Finally, Kaspersky lab activation centre will accept the code and activate the program.