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Ken2009

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Virus update
« on: June 25, 2009, 09:04:15 AM »
Hi all,

I'm new to Avast as I got it installed a few days ago. From my understanding, the virus defintions are updated every day and the avast icon will spin when the updating is in progress. (Am I right?) Recently, i realise the icon spins nonstop for a few mins even when I'm not using my laptop and my modem is flashing. It seems to update something but definitely not virus definitions. (Normally, avast will flash a notice saying "a new version of virus database has been installed') May I know what avast is updating? Thanks.

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Re: Virus update
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2009, 09:09:04 AM »

Mr.Agent

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Re: Virus update
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2009, 01:58:48 PM »
Avast! is updating for the new threat that can turn your pc into a zombie. If you wanna know what the threat that they detected then go there http://www.avast.com/fre/vps_history.html

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Ken2009

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Re: Virus update
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2009, 03:11:36 PM »
Thanks for the info.