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Offline colin561

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Avast Free Antivirus: Update Definitions Offline
« on: October 24, 2011, 07:10:55 PM »
Hello, everybody!
I've been using Avast Free Antivirus for a while now, but wanted to know if it is possible to update the security definitions with an offline installer or zip file. My main computer, a custom-built Windows XP Professional, maintains offline use, due to my budget limitations.
If there is an official offline installer (or one that a forum member has made), please reply with a link.
Thank you!

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Re: Avast Free Antivirus: Update Definitions Offline
« Reply #1 on: October 24, 2011, 07:13:37 PM »
ADD/REMOVE PROGS -> avast -> CHANGE/REMOVE -> REPAIR & REBOOT
Avast! 7 FAQ | FAQ & KB | Docs | Removal Utils | Configure Mail Shield | report FP | License Registration | UNSECURED?

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Re: Avast Free Antivirus: Update Definitions Offline
« Reply #2 on: October 24, 2011, 07:15:32 PM »
Thank you very much! Exactly what I needed.

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Re: Avast Free Antivirus: Update Definitions Offline
« Reply #3 on: October 24, 2011, 07:25:15 PM »
You should note that the on line update is only in the 100s of KB magnitude, while the full off line update is 30 - 40 MB.
ADD/REMOVE PROGS -> avast -> CHANGE/REMOVE -> REPAIR & REBOOT
Avast! 7 FAQ | FAQ & KB | Docs | Removal Utils | Configure Mail Shield | report FP | License Registration | UNSECURED?