bitdefender free manual update?

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by porrkanon, Mar 31, 2014.

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  1. porrkanon

    porrkanon Registered Member

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    is there a way to manually update bitdefender free virus definitions? im asking cos im mainly a linux user but ive got win 7 64 bit for gaming, so when i boot into windows to game i usually go online briefly to update steam, check windows update etc, it would be nice to be able to update bitdefender before i go offline again, instead of bitdefender updating itself whenever it decides to do that, at which time im probably offline again

    hi btw :)
     
  2. WildByDesign

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    I don't believe that they have that option now with their current free version simply because of the fact that it's cloud based. So when you are intermittently shutting down your internet connection, you may very well be without virus protection although someone can certainly correct me if I'm wrong.
     
  3. SweX

    SweX Registered Member

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    Yes it is mainly cloud-based, there are better AV's for situations like that I think.

    Yes hi and welcome...porncannon.
     
  4. porrkanon

    porrkanon Registered Member

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    im not swedish ;)

    im on avira free now, getting rid of the cloud component solved all the crash issues i had with using avira offline...pretty happisfied right now.

    not been using windows for about 10 years (skyrim changed that, im into gaming now) so im a bit behind, learning though

    avira with cloud and firewall component disabled + online armor works for me right now, but i really liked bitdefender free.
     
  5. SweX

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    But that's what it means anyways ;)

    Great that you found a combo that works for you.
     
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