08-16-2010 02:48 PM - last edited on 08-16-2010 03:59 PM by shannons
This question isn't related to the title , but maybe you can help me . I live where I can only have dial up which means if I don't update everyday it takes hours to do so. When I go on vacation is there a way to update when getting home that won't take For EVERRRRRRRR.
PS: I am rather old and new at all this....
Thanking you in advance..
[edit: Clarified subject.]
08-16-2010 06:24 PM
I suggested that a moderator split your message off from the thread you posted in precisely because as you say your problem is quite different and you will get better coverage this way -- so now your message is about what your subject says!
There is a support called Intelligent Updater through which you can download a single package that contains uptodate definitions as of that date but I'd rather someone else, more acquainted with how it works, explains what to do.
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08-16-2010 07:38 PM
The Intelligent Updater others have mentioned is an option but given the typical size of said file is 70 to 75 MBs (depending on whether you have 32 or 64-bit Windows) it probably wouldn't be a very good option. In my dial-up days I figured 4 to 5 minutes per Megabyte with a decent connection, so a 70 MB file would take at best several hours. A regular LiveUpdate would likely involve less data and so be faster even after a week or more of vacation.
Alas, dialup is dialup and it is not fast. You need to make a friend that has a fast connection. <grin> Then you could download the most recent Intelligent Updater file at his house onto a USB stick, then take it home, copy the file to your computer and then run it. Short of that method, it's bite the bullet time...
08-16-2010 08:19 PM
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The Intelligent updater would be just the antivirus updates that came out that day, each day a new one comes out. You would still have to catch up on the other updates that come thru live update every day.
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