Check out our how-to guide on Avast virus definitions update – How to Manually/Offline Update Avast Virus Definitions (VPS) for Free.
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).
However, manual update is sometimes required, since Internet access is mandatory for the automatic update process to take place.
New Avast version 2017 has been released and you may be wondering how to update your Avast Antivirus.
Luckily, you can do the program update completely for free.
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If for any reason you would like to go back to your previous version, you need to uninstall the program, get the installer for the previous version, and install Avast again.
Getting the installer for your previous version may be quite hard as Avast officially offers only the latest version for download.
With some other vendors, you would need to actually pay for the update, but not with Avast.
You can perform the update process using one of these two options: After you restart the computer, following post-update screen will appear.
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One common feature of major antivirus solutions is the automatic update of their virus definitions files, in order to make sure that the latest threats are quickly recognized and eliminated from your computer before they affect the system's functionality.