Avira antivir not updating automatically
Please see the how-to (PDF) for detailed information on configuring and using the Avira antivirus update tool.
Performing Avira VDF updates on Unix Before you update Avira manually using the Fusebundle Generator, please make sure that the old files are moved into a backup directory.
Today, I DLed and installed PC Tools' Antivirus, but it told me the same damn thing again: 'The virus database could not be downloaded.
What antivirus and what antimalware do you have installed and what comes up when you run a scan with them? If you're running Anti Vir, a third possibility is that you need to properly uninstall it to fix this problem.
This utility creates an archive (fuse bundle) containing the latest engine, the Avira VDF update files and the corresponding Avira antivirus update control files (info.gz). Software Informer was another software that freaked out on me like this. Please check your internet connection and try again'. Avira is not updating, spybot search & destroy cannot also updated. Please check your internet connection and try again.' This on a 24/7 broadband connection with 2 mb/s speed. I tried using hijackthis by trendmicro, it sees that mcafee still running in service but i have already uninstalled it.Since I am not really doing much with the laptop anyway, I could wait, no problem. I am just alarmed if it does not happen, and I cannot find the reason.
I cannot update Avira, even when I disactivate the firewall Avira Free Antivirus Updater : The update failed! Last time I switched on the ***** thing was 5 days ago, and then it updated.