How do I configure AntiVir so that it downloads and installs its updates automatically from the internet?

Easy: open the configuration window and select the Updates tab, where "Update using an Internet connection" and "Source URL:" should already be entered as default settings. If you use a proxy server in your company, you should also enter the data for this. Now confirm with OK, open the Scheduler and add a new job. Select "Update virus patterns through Internet or Intranet" and an appropriate interval, e.g. every 300 monutes, this every 6 hours. Once you have completed your input, AntiVir is ready configured, and will now search for new signatures in the internet every 6 hours. The new files will be installed automatically without the need to restart the AntiVir service.

Affected products

  • Avira AntiVir Professional, Version 10 [Windows]
  • Avira AntiVir Server, Version 10 [Windows]
  • Created : Wednesday, March 14, 2007
  • Last updated: Friday, March 25, 2011
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