Updating avg from file
One of PCs is connected to internet and I use AVG online-update to update it time to time, but the second does not have any access to internet/network.
One way for updating the second one is the offline option: downloading new definitions from AVG website as a EXE pack and installing it using a USB flash disk drive.
Fortunately for most of us, many of the antivirus companies provide offline virus definition signatures so you can download them from another computer and then manually install the updates on computers with a limited or no internet connection at all.
For your convenience, here we have compiled a list on how to get the latest offline antivirus definition files for a few of the more popular packages. The module files on the download page can also update the AVG scanning engine or all of the program’s components while offline.
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It does not come with a solid firewall, however, as this is included in the more advanced suite, AVG Internet Security–Unlimited.Then, in the computer that does not have an internet connection but has the AVG antivirus software that has to be updated offline, right click on the system tray icon for AVG and click â€˜Open AVG User Interface’. In the menu bar, choose Tools Update from directory to update AVG offline. Choose the folder where the virus definitions are located. AVG will use this file to update its virus database offline. If you’ve got any questions, feel free to post them in the comments.When the offline update is complete, AVG will show a confirmation, as shown below. But the size of offline virus-definitions is really large and contains all of the virus definitions while I just need the However, it is clear that after deleting temporary updates, AVG is still updated on first computer, so it must keep new definitions somewhere else. Other things can be like copying it with task scheduler and scheduling the update on the other pc after it.I want to know where and how I can use them to update the second computer. OR copy all those updates on your PC to dropbox, and install dropbox on others copy them use the copy as update source? If I am right, you should be able to share your - C:\Program Data\avg10\update folder with your second computer.