Adaware update problem

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  1. ftwynne59

    ftwynne59 Registered Member

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    Hi Wilders

    Hope this is the right location for this post...

    Anyone here experiencing install problems with the latest definitions build for Adaware ?? Today while updating definitions build SE1R85 04.01.2006,I get a "Retrieving update" message in which the updater hangs at 5%,then the red X message : "The downloaded definitions file could not be read, please update again". I have had numerous further attempts but to no avail.:(

    Anyoneo_O?
     
  2. gerardwil

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    no prob here
     

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  3. T772

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    Try again in a couple of hours, when their servers are busy it can sometimes be hard to update, same thing happens with Spywareblaster and Ewido. T
     
  4. Peaches4U

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    My message says "unable to read definitions" - what would this have to do with a busy server? o_O Anyway, first time I have had a problem with updating so must presume it is at Lavasoft's end. Will try again in a few hours.

    I know of at least another half dozen users with the same problem.
     
  5. The Hammer

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    I had the same problem. I just periodically retried until I got it.
     
  6. ftwynne59

    ftwynne59 Registered Member

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    Thanks for all who responded....will try, try, try again !!!!

    :) :) :)
     
  7. ghodgson

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    same problem here, cannot download new defs. it must be their servers.
     
  8. Peaches4U

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    Just tried to download again - nada!! :'( Oh well, I will use A2-Squared for my scanning - it takes longer but scans well. :)
     
  9. Hazeleyze

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    I must be the lucky one. It has happened to me the last two updates. Hope they get it fixed soon.
     
  10. Tassie_Devils

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    I only reinstalled AdAware on my system last night, updated no worries, in fact I have tried 3 times in last couple hours, [upon reading this thread] and each time got thru ok personally [no new updates of course after the initial dl].

    Only guessing, but it may be busy with people updating everything they own trying to block the .wmf exploit and thinking that getting any/all security updated on the chance it may help. Just a guess here. :doubt:

    TAS

    pic taken just 2 mins ago.... so there may be other factors with you guys, dunno?
     

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