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Re: Problem updating virus definition today
« Reply #75 on: November 20, 2012, 07:37:52 PM »
No se actualiza la base de datos de virus... ERROR 404. La última versión es 121119-1 :o

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Re: Problem updating virus definition today
« Reply #76 on: November 20, 2012, 07:39:13 PM »
I have the 20121117 updates,  and attempt to manually update also threw 404 error.
But a ton of streaming updates did come in today.
You can think of the streaming updates as a potential backup updating strategy if ever a situation like this comes up now or in the future.
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« Reply #77 on: November 20, 2012, 07:39:41 PM »
404 error for me too on all machines different ISPs also

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Re: Problem updating virus definition today
« Reply #78 on: November 20, 2012, 07:48:36 PM »
No se actualiza la base de datos de virus... ERROR 404. La última versión es 121119-1 :o
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Esto se está debatiendo actualmente. El problema está en los servidores de Avast y no en el sistema. Será, en su momento, se ha resuelto. Por favor, sea paciente, ya que estos son los problemas más allá del Avast! control de los usuarios, tan pronto como Avast! se ordenan, una nueva definición vps va a salir.

Hope this helps to calm your nerves.
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Re: Problem updating virus definition today
« Reply #79 on: November 20, 2012, 07:52:23 PM »
Is there anyone who got 1211120-0 trough manual update? I actually got it, but I think it was just sheer luck, as server error 404 still persists

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Re: Problem updating virus definition today
« Reply #80 on: November 20, 2012, 07:56:02 PM »
Think maybe luck has something to do with it.

There is such a thing as routine maintenance IT staff has to do periodically.  While I cannot know that this is the case here, that is a possible reason for the unreachable servers (404) some users are seeing here.

Ever see your favorite website say it is temporarily down for maintenance?
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« Reply #81 on: November 20, 2012, 07:56:42 PM »
I'm also receiving this error trying to update. I am running Vista.

Current Version engine and virus definitions: 121119-1
Current Version program: 7.0.1466

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« Reply #82 on: November 20, 2012, 07:58:31 PM »
mchain: Only rarely, altough I know what it is. Lately servers which are supposed to make SSL for IMs had it too, so people were unable to log in with that.

So, servers are down for maintenance or taken down by hacker. So I am just lucky as I thought.

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« Reply #83 on: November 20, 2012, 07:58:59 PM »
I just received 1211120-0 through the manual update   :)

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« Reply #84 on: November 20, 2012, 08:00:33 PM »
I just got 121120-0 via auto updates on XP SP3 with Avast free 7.0.1474, so it's being fixed.

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« Reply #85 on: November 20, 2012, 08:01:39 PM »
There seem to be some small holes where it works in, can keep trying to hit one... or just wait till it's been fixed.
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« Reply #86 on: November 20, 2012, 08:03:49 PM »
Mine is last update 1211120-0 but it's now red and I got the error message about unable to update :(

EDIT: This all showed up after I had to restart the pc.
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Re: Problem updating virus definition today
« Reply #87 on: November 20, 2012, 08:04:44 PM »
mchain: Only rarely, altough I know what it is. Lately servers which are supposed to make SSL for IMs had it too, so people were unable to log in with that.

So, servers are down for maintenance or taken down by hacker. So I am just lucky as I thought.
Count your blessings.  You know Avast! rocks!, so these sort of issues will come up from time to time.

BTW, google 404 errors and go to wikipedia to see the many reasons for this here:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTTP_404

In this case, you do not see a website as this is a case of your program contacting an Avast! server directly either by you initiating the connection or it happens automatically.
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Re: Problem updating virus definition today
« Reply #88 on: November 20, 2012, 08:08:04 PM »
Mine is last update 1211120-0 but it's now red and I got the error message about unable to update :(
It is obvious Avast! IT are struggling with the update issue; hence the red notation.  As long as you have the newest update you will be fine.  See the methodology by which your program gets the latest updates above; you do not see this communication process as you would when you visit a website of your choice.
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Re: Problem updating virus definition today
« Reply #89 on: November 20, 2012, 08:09:36 PM »
Mine is last update 1211120-0 but it's now red and I got the error message about unable to update :(
It is obvious Avast! IT are struggling with the update issue; hence the red notation.  As long as you have the newest update you will be fine.  See the methodology by which your program gets the latest updates above; you do not see this communication process as you would when you visit a website of your choice.
So there won't be the red sign once it all goes okay again? Or after next vps update? It gets my adrenaline up :(