Avira's update intervals ...

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by henryg, May 4, 2008.

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  1. henryg

    henryg Registered Member

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    It appears that the default setting for Avira's AntiVir Premium auto update is set to every 24 hours. I know that this setting can be edited/changed. I was just wondering as to what other users have it set to. How frequently should it be checking for definition updates? 24 hours seems like a long time...
     
  2. EliteKiller

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    Set it to w/e you want. I have mine set to check every 6 hrs., but that may not be your cup of tea either.
     
  3. Kerodo

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    I set mine to every 4 hours. I think that's enough. Many like to do the every hour check though. Depends on what suits you best I guess...
     
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    I find that a two hour interval works best for me.
     
  5. henryg

    henryg Registered Member

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    Got it... Thanks everyone.
     
  6. starter15

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    how often does avira release updates? because as of may 4, the latest virus definitions was from two days ago...
     
  7. King Grub

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    You can see how often they release updates here:

    http://www.avira.com/en/threats/section/vdf_info/index.html

    The last one on Fridays are usually the last one until Sunday evening or Monday morning, unless there is unusually heavy virus activity.
     
  8. Waterfox

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    I've got mine set to check every hour :p
     
  9. Macstorm

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    For Avira, every one or two hours is fine :)
     
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