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How do I update my antivirus program?


Keep your PC and laptops safe  and secure from virus attack is very dangerous and extremely important, especially if your computer is connected to the Internet. Antivirus software can help you  in maintaining your computer safe and virus -free, but only if you will able to keep its virus definitions up-to-date. Use the  various steps o to make sure that your antivirus program has the latest information about viruses that might attack your computer.
 Update through antivirus program
The amount  of latest  antivirus programs  enable users to update their antivirus program through the software. Open the antivirus program and go  for "Update", "Check for updates", "Live Update", or something similar to it.  Some examples are given below  how a user can update their antivirus program.
  • Microsoft Windows users running recent versions of McAfee can double-click on the Vshield icon in their Systray and click "Check for Virus Scan update" to check for available updates.
  • Microsoft Windows users running recent versions of Symantec (Norton) can double-click on the program icon in their Systray and click the "Live Update" to check for available updates.

·                  Note: If you do not have an antivirus program installed on your computer, we strongly recommend purchasing one at your local electronics store or downloading one from the Internet. Links to popular antivirus programs are listed further down this same page.

Update through antivirus web page

Sometimes  antivirus programs don't include an update service. If you are using this type of software's, you should need  to download new virus definitions directly from the developers web page. It should be noticeable  that some developers require you how  to know what version you are running to get updates. Below links are given  to web pages for some of the more popular antivirus programs.

Additional information

Look Our Antivirus and update definition for further information and related links on this term.

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