Avg not updating virus database
It seems AVG is mucking about with the time and date settings, which is disappointing to say the least.
AVG Free antivirus automatically updates virus definitions and program update, they’re pre-configured in such a way in Settings.
While you’re expanded Schedules on left, select ‘Program Update Schedule’ and untick ‘Enable this task’, click ‘OK’ to apply the changes. Select ‘Update’ and set ‘Manual Update’ for Virus Definitions and Program Settings.
Open the antivirus program and look for "Update", "Check for updates", "Live Update", or something similar.To distinguish between updates of different importance, Update Levels have been defined. Fw-300 #ya-qn-sort h2 /* Breadcrumb */ #ya-question-breadcrumb #ya-question-breadcrumb i #ya-question-breadcrumb a #bc .ya-q-full-text, .ya-q-text #ya-question-detail h1 html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] .ya-q-full-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] .ya-q-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] .ya-q-full-text, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] .ya-q-text html[lang="zh-Hant-TW"] #ya-question-detail h1, html[lang="zh-Hant-HK"] #ya-question-detail h1 #Stencil . Then, in the computer that does not have an internet connection but has the AVG antivirus software that has to be updated offline, right click on the system tray icon for AVG and click â€˜Open AVG User Interface’. In the menu bar, choose Tools Update from directory to update AVG offline. Choose the folder where the virus definitions are located. AVG will use this file to update its virus database offline. If you’ve got any questions, feel free to post them in the comments.When the offline update is complete, AVG will show a confirmation, as shown below. Links to popular antivirus programs are listed further down this same page.Some antivirus programs do not include an update utility.To check the time and date, please proceed as follows: I followed the instructions, and after a few restarts, the problem was gone.Paradoxically enough, a different computer, on which I also run AVG Free was upgraded a week or so after this first one. In fact, every computer I have seen running AVG Free 8 seems to have the problem.If you want to disable AVG automatic updates due to slow internet connection or downloading and installing updates taking longer time than expected, follow the steps below.Disabling AVG definition and program update scheduled tasks 1.