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Avast Anti Virus update interval??
« on: December 11, 2010, 12:49:44 AM »
How often does Avast AV Pro update definitions compared to Avast Free?
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Re: Avast Anti Virus update interval??
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2010, 12:57:25 AM »
I'm not sure about the default intervals, but minimum is 2 hours for free, and 15 minutes for pro/is. This can be adjusted in settings > update.

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Re: Avast Anti Virus update interval??
« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2010, 01:14:25 AM »
I'm not sure about the default intervals, but minimum is 2 hours for free, and 15 minutes for pro/is. This can be adjusted in settings > update.

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Thanks GG....I suppose the more often the better. :)
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Re: Avast Anti Virus update interval??
« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2010, 01:17:24 AM »
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Re: Avast Anti Virus update interval??
« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2010, 07:35:40 PM »
I'm not sure about the default intervals, but minimum is 2 hours for free, and 15 minutes for pro/is. This can be adjusted in settings > update.

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I think the OP's question was misunderstood, by one of us ... those intervals you noted are for auto-update checks to see if updates are available.

The updates themselves normally come out twice a day, more often if necessary.  Typically I'll get one when I first go online late in the morning (Eastern Time, GMT-5) and another around mid-afternoon.

(Edit) Oh, and all def updates are for both versions, only the checks for them are more frequent in the Pro.
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Re: Avast Anti Virus update interval??
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2010, 07:45:50 PM »
I'm not sure about the default intervals, but minimum is 2 hours for free, and 15 minutes for pro/is. This can be adjusted in settings > update.

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I think the OP's question was misunderstood, by one of us ... those intervals you noted are for auto-update checks to see if updates are available.

The updates themselves normally come out twice a day, more often if necessary.  Typically I'll get one when I first go online late in the morning (Eastern Time, GMT-5) and another around mid-afternoon.

(Edit) Oh, and all def updates are for both versions, only the checks for them are more frequent in the Pro.

Thanks MikeBCda: I caught that...appreciate the clarification ;)
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