Update your computer's virus definitions so that the Kobo Desktop app won't appear as a virus.
Windows Defender or other antivirus software on Windows 10 may detect the Kobo Desktop app as a virus. After you update your antivirus software to the latest version, the Kobo Desktop app will no longer appear as a virus.
If you have a Mac: Ensure that you update Mac OS to the latest version. If you use a third-party antivirus software for your Mac, ensure that the virus definitions are up-to-date.
Update Windows Defender
To update Windows Defender on Windows 10, follow these steps:
- Open the Windows key, then search for: virus
- Select Virus & threat protection.
- Under 'Virus & threat protection updates', click Check for updates.
- Click Check for updates.
Follow the onscreen steps to complete the virus update.
Other antivirus software
If you have a different antivirus software other than Windows Defender, you'll need to update the software's virus definitions to the latest version.