Full format name of files that use KLQ extension is Kaspersky Anti-Virus Quarantine Format. Kaspersky Anti-Virus Quarantine Format specification was created by Kaspersky. KLQ files are supported by software applications available for devices running Mac OS, Windows. Files with KLQ extension are categorized as Encoded Files files. The Encoded Files subset comprises 212 various file formats. Users are advised to use Kaspersky Internet Security software for managing KLQ files, although 1 other programs can also handle this type of file.
The following list contains programs grouped by 2 operating systems that support KLQ files. Files with KLQ extension, just like any other file formats, can be found on any operating system. The files in question may be transferred to other devices, be it mobile or stationary, yet not all systems may be capable of properly handling such files.
Being unable to open files with KLQ extension can be have various origins. On the bright side, the most encountered issues pertaining to Kaspersky Anti-Virus Quarantine Format files aren’t complex. In most cases they can be addressed swiftly and effectively without assistance from a specialist. The following is a list of guidelines that will help you identify and solve file-related problems.
Problems with opening and working with KLQ files are most probably having to do with no proper software compatible with KLQ files being present on your machine. This one is an easy one. Select Kaspersky Internet Security or one of the recommended programs (for example, Kaspersky Anti-Virus) and download it from appropriate source and install on your system. The full list of programs grouped by operating systems can be found above. If you want to download Kaspersky Internet Security installer in the most secured manner, we suggest you visit website and download from their official repositories.
If the problems with opening KLQ files still occur even after installing Kaspersky Internet Security, it is possible that you have an outdated version of the software. Check the developer’s website whether a newer version of Kaspersky Internet Security is available. Software developers may implement support for more modern file formats in updated versions of their products. If you have an older version of Kaspersky Internet Security installed, it may not support KLQ format. The latest version of Kaspersky Internet Security should support all file formats that where compatible with older versions of the software.
If you have the latest version of Kaspersky Internet Security installed and the problem persists, select it as the default program to be used to manage KLQ on your device. The process of associating file formats with default application may differ in details depending on platform, but the basic procedure is very similar.
Selecting the first-choice application in Windows
Selecting the first-choice application in Mac OS
You closely followed the steps listed in points 1-3, but the problem is still present? You should check whether the file is a proper KLQ file. Being unable to access the file can be related to various issues.
Should it happed that the KLQ is infected with a virus, this may be that cause that prevents you from accessing it. It is advised to scan the system for viruses and malware as soon as possible or use an online antivirus scanner. If the KLQ file is indeed infected follow the instructions below.
If you obtained the problematic KLQ file from a third party, ask them to supply you with another copy. It is possible that the file has not been properly copied to a data storage and is incomplete and therefore cannot be opened. If the KLQ file has been downloaded from the internet only partially, try to redownload it.
There is a possibility that the file in question can only be accessed by users with sufficient system privileges. Log in using an administrative account and see If this solves the problem.
If the systems has insufficient resources to open KLQ files, try closing all currently running applications and try again.
Regularly updated system, drivers, and programs keep your computer secure. This may also prevent problems with Kaspersky Anti-Virus Quarantine Format files. It is possible that one of the available system or driver updates may solve the problems with KLQ files affecting older versions of given software.
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