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Offline martinez2601

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update engine and virus definition
« on: March 19, 2013, 12:45:02 AM »
After new version, today I supoosed while updating it gave the message of could not update, try again
I did and get " The package is broken" , same if trying to update program,
I have tried several times , after booting, etc, no results
any comments?
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Re: update engine and virus definition
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2013, 01:15:15 AM »
Try a repair of avast:
XP - Add Remove programs, select 'avast! Anti-Virus,' click the Change/Remove button and select Repair, click next and follow.

Vista, win7 - Control Panel, Programs & Features, uninstall a program, select 'avast! Anti-Virus,' click the Uninstall/Change and select Repair, click next and follow.

You may need to reboot after the repair.

I suspect that you will get the same error for the repair also, if so:
- avast! Virus Definitions Update - Manual Download VPS Update (virus definitions, vpsupd.exe, approx 78.4 MB). - Save the file to your hard disk, locate where you saved it and double click it and that should carry out the virus definitions update. The one you want is the one for avast versions 5/6/7 it is the same for 8.
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