The File Extensions Database

.KDZ File Extension

  • Developer by: Kaspersky Labs
  • Category: Data Files
  • Format: Binary

What is an .KDZ file?

.KDZ is Kaspersky Virus Bases File

File installed with Kaspersky antivirus and Internet security software; contains data that assists the software in the process of detecting and quarantining viruses and other malware; located in the \Kaspersky Lab\AVP12\Bases\ installation directory.

Programs that open Kaspersky Virus Bases File
Kaspersky Anti-Virus
Kaspersky Internet Security

How to solve problems with KDZ files

  • Associate the KDZ file extension with the correct application. On :
    Windows: Right click on any KDZ file and then click "Open with" > "Choose another app". Now select another program and check the box "Always use this app to open *.KDZ files". Mac: Right click (or Ctrl-click) the KDZ file, then click "Open with" > "Other...". Then choose another program and check the "Always Open With" box. Linux: Right click on the file, and select "Open with" and choose another program. iPhone: Tap the file. If you do not see an app to open the file, then tap Share "Share" and choose an app. Alternatively, save the file. Then open the Files app Files app. There long-press on the file, then release your finger. You will see a black menu bar. Then tap "Share" and select an app. Android: Tap the Settings icon on your smartphone, then tap on the Apps section. There tap the Options icon in the top right-hand corner of the screen to change the default apps.
  • Update your software that should actually open .KDZ is Kaspersky Virus Bases File. Because only the current version supports the latest KDZ file format. Search, therefore, e.g. on the Kaspersky Labs manufacturer website after an available .KDZ is Kaspersky Virus Bases File update.
  • To make sure that your KDZ file is not corrupted or virus-infected, get the file again and scan it with antivirus software.