Updating avast antivirus software
Avast Antivirus Nitro Update is lightweight, delivers improved performance and includes our latest Cyber Capture technology with zero-second threat detection against unrecognized files.
Some of you asked us about how to update Avast Antivirus, so we will explain it to you.
It usually contains some additional offers for Avast products like free 20-day trial of Avast Internet Security and more information about the applied program update.
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Updates to the application provide bug fixes and general improvements.
By default, Avast Antivirus is set to update the Virus definitions and application automatically whenever a new version is available.
If you’re looking for a guide on updating Avast older versions check the links below: My name is Paul and I love Avast since the Home Edition v4.8 (2008).
A feature of most of our programs is their ability to update themselves automatically.
If you are connected to the Internet, virus database updates are downloaded and installed automatically without any user action.
Steps are relevant for all Windows versions – Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 (including Anniversary Update).
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The availability of a new version is checked when an Internet connection is established, and every four hours afterwards.