Kaspersky Security Suite CBE 2009 is a re-branded Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 given out for free by Computer Bild, a German magazine. ComputerBild has been giving away Kaspersky Security Suite CBE (Computer Bild Edition) years after years, and in fact Kaspersky Security Suite CBE does contain all functions and features of KIS 2009, including antivirus, antimalware, firewall, antispam, proactive defense, application filtering, antiphishing, network attack blocker, antidialer, and banner ad blocker.

Kaspersky Security Suite CBE 2009 setup installer on the Computer Bild magazine cover disc in May 2009. And users who want to install KSS CBE 2009 will have to register for Computer Bild account to retrieve the free activation code to activate Kaspersky Security Suite CBE 2009. So, for people who wants the free license for Kaspersky Security Suite CBE 2009, just following instructions below to register and grab the activation serial key for the software, valid for 1 years subscription, and download the setup installer from the web.

Kaspersky Security Suite CBD 2009

Note: Kaspersky Security Suite CBE 2009 is in German language is default language but it’s possible to change the user interface to English language.

  1. Visit the following Kaspersky Security Suite CBE 09 promotional page:


  2. Fill in the registration form. The translated meaning of the field in shown in figure below.

    Register ComputerBild.com Account for CBE 2009

    Click on Registrieren button to continue.

    Note: For users who already have Computer Bild account, registration is not required, and the registration step can be skipped. Go directly to login at the following URL instead:


  3. Check the mailbox for email from ComputerBild.de and click on the activation link.
  4. On the web page, select and tick the second check box which says Personlichen Lizenzschlussel anfordern oder verlangern.

    Request for Free Kaspersky Security Suite CBE 2009

  5. Click on Lizenzschlüssel anfordern button.
  6. Another email will be sent, together with a common activation license key code to activate Kaspersky Security Suite CBE 2009.

    Note: Everybody will receive the same serial key number, which is Y2QDY-K8UK7-ZYST3-17K23.

  7. Download Kaspersky CBE 2009 Security Suite setup installer: kis.de.msi
  8. Use the received license key to activate Kaspersky Security Suite 2009 CBE.
  9. The installed Kaspersky Security Suite 2009 CBE will be in German language. To switch and change the user interface to English, open up the Kaspersky window, and click click Einstellungen button for Settings.
  10. Go to Parameter and unselect or untick the check box for Selbstschutz aktiveren option.

    Disable Kaspersky Security Suite 2009 CBE Self Defender to Change Language

  11. Run Registry Editor (RegEdit.exe).
  12. Navigate to the following registry key:



    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\KasperskyLab\protected\AVP8\environment (for 64-bit OS)

  13. Change the value of Localization to en from “de”.
  14. Restart computer.
  15. Note that the serial key is now giving subscription period of 3 months by default. Return to sign in at the following website every quarter to get updated or new reg key to renew activation for up to a year’s free protection.


Tip: User having problem to activate online or require offline activation key file, here’s how to activate Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009 via key file.

Update: Kaspersky Security Suite CBE Win7 (KIS 2010)

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