Avast Virus Definitions allows you to update your Avast Free Antivirus. Avast Pro Antivirus, and Avast Internet Protection manually if you do not have an Internet connection. Or if the automatic update fails.
The latest virus definitions for your Avast antivirus, providing an alternative method to keep the signatures up-to-date in case an Internet connection is not available.
1. Avast Virus Definitions
Avast provides a series of award-winning, high-end innovations that operate in perfect harmony, with one common objective: to protect the device from computer viruses and valuable data. Avast is a best-in-class solution for any device running on a Windows operating system.
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.
2. Features of Avast Virus Definitions
2.1 Manual updater that does not require Internet access
Avast security products are no exception, and anti-virus software can perform signature updates. Even several times a day, ensuring high detection rates and application reliability. However, sometimes a manual update is required because Internet access is required for the automatic update to take place. Avast VPS Virus Definition is a tool that you can use precisely for this purpose. Allowing you to perform manual updates of virus signature information files for Avast products.
2.2 Keep Avast virus definitions up-to-date
Avast is one of the important players in the security software sector, providing reliable and effective software solutions for protecting computers against viruses, Trojans, worms, backdoors and other forms of malware, in real-time. The virus recognition process is based on the definition files and with new threats appearing each day, keeping the signatures up-to-date is vital for ensuring effective protection.
If your computer is connected to the Internet, the automatic update feature allows the security application to check the availability of a new version for the definition files every four hours, without requiring user interaction.
On the other hand, if this process cannot be performed or for some reason, you want to update the signature files manually, Avast Virus Definitions VPS needs to be installed. The package is released on a daily basis and includes the latest virus definitions. It performs an incremental backup, which means that the name for the new threats are added to the existing signatures.
2.3 Useful tool for updating your virus database when offline
Avast Virus Definitions VPS works with any version of Avast Antivirus and database updates do not require software reinstallation.
To ensure your system is protected continuously and effectively. Your Avast product’s virus database needs to be updated. Manual updates should be performed with Avast Virus Definition VPS only if absolutely necessary, in case the Internet connection drops.