Installing, Removing, or Changing Dr.Web

Before installing Dr.Web Security Space, get familiar with system requirements. In addition, it is recommended that you do the following:

Install all critical updates released by Microsoft for the OS version used on your computer (detailed information about Windows ). If the operating system is no longer supported, then upgrade to a newer operating system.

Check the file system with system utilities and remove the detected problems.

Remove any anti-virus software from your computer to prevent possible incompatibility of Dr.Web components.

In case of installation of Dr.Web Firewall, uninstall all other firewalls from your computer.

Close all active applications.


To install Dr.Web, the user should have administrative privileges.


Dr.Web is not compatible with third-part proactive security products.

There are two installation modes of Dr.Web anti-virus software:

Command line mode

Wizard mode