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Offline Chris Thomas

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Avast 5 manual updates
« on: January 20, 2010, 07:03:25 PM »
I have a friend who doesn't have an internet connection. He is using Avira and I asked him to install Avast.

I was thinking if there is a way to update the definitions manually

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Re: Avast 5 manual updates
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2010, 07:06:45 PM »
If it is possible to update the definitions manually. I hope to be able to download it from download.com

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Re: Avast 5 manual updates
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2010, 07:41:08 PM »
I know there was a way to do this with Version 4, and there is the update exe that was used before, but it seems as though it hasn't been updated http://www.avast.com/en-gb/download-update

This says it is still for version 4.

I presume someone will work out a way of manually copying and replacing the update (similar to the replacement of the 400.vps file in 4)

In short, I am not too sure if it is ready yet...

-Scott-

EDIT: Just found this: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=53839
« Last Edit: January 20, 2010, 08:00:14 PM by spg SCOTT »

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Re: Avast 5 manual updates
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2010, 08:00:13 PM »
@ spg Scott

Thanks for this info.

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Re: Avast 5 manual updates
« Reply #4 on: August 14, 2010, 09:04:14 AM »
I have a friend who doesn't have an internet connection. He is using Avira and I asked him to install Avast.

I was thinking if there is a way to update the definitions manually

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Re: Avast 5 manual updates
« Reply #5 on: August 14, 2010, 09:25:03 AM »
You can also try to update the VPS here: http://www.avast.com/download-update.  This is an executable file that will install the full virus database, you will need to disable the Avast self-defense module (in Avast 5) to be able to replace the existing virus database.