The Mc Afee scan product that you have bundled inwith your flash player updates install and leave files that interfere with the automatic updates for Kaspersky.
If you're unable to uninstall the antivirus through Add or Remove Programs because of an error, skip to uninstalling from Safe Mode.
If the antivirus program is not listed in the Add or Remove programs, you may have a bad antivirus install or a rogue antivirus. Open the Add or Remove Programs utility in Windows. In the list of installed programs, find the antivirus program and select it by clicking it once with the left mouse button.
Microsoft says it won't, unless your security subscription has expired.
And, even then, the upgrade will give you temporary protection using Windows Defender until you can fix your subscription. For Anti-virus and Anti-malware applications, during upgrade Windows will check to see if your Anti-virus or Anti-malware subscription is current.
Open the Add or Remove Programs utility in Windows. In the list of installed programs, find the antivirus program and select it by clicking it once with the left mouse button.
Once the antivirus program has been selected, above the column headers, click the Uninstall option as shown in the picture below to initiate the uninstall process.
When you find the antivirus program in the list, locate the uninstall option, which should be in the same folder.
If this is available, click the uninstall option and follow the prompts to complete the uninstallation of the antivirus.
The first way is to utilize the built-in uninstall feature of the program by finding the folder for the antivirus program in your Windows Start Menu.