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Ad-Aware definitions update

by christy / March 4, 2005 5:59 PM PST

Ad-Awaer SE 1.05 informs me that my definitions are 17 days out of date. The current definition is dated 16.02.2005. However, when I try to update, none is available. Is every where the same ? Thanks.


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(NT) (NT) same thing happens to me
by vera kofler / March 4, 2005 6:37 PM PST
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Same here
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 4, 2005 7:51 PM PST

Strange though. Does this mean there are no new adware threats in the world? Is this Utopia?


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Don't think its Utopia yet... ;)
by glenn30 / March 4, 2005 10:07 PM PST
In reply to: Same here

It tells me they are not on top of the latest. Wink

Have a good day, Mark!


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Not Utopia, no
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / March 5, 2005 5:09 AM PST

especially as, it seems, Lavasoft have removed WhenU from their TAC and no longer deem WhenU as a threat.

The link Marianna gave is quite informative.

And have a good day yourself Glenn, Happy


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by auggief / March 4, 2005 7:54 PM PST

Mine says 17 days old, not out of date. I've seen this before with AdAware and then update comes along.

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The same discussion is going on at
by roddy32 / March 4, 2005 10:31 PM PST
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the reason???
by Marianna Schmudlach / March 5, 2005 12:50 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) Adaware Updates..Same here..
by SumerBrez / March 5, 2005 12:51 AM PST
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Please read this
by PudgyOne / March 5, 2005 3:30 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) New defs just released :D
by roddy32 / March 5, 2005 5:38 AM PST
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Keeps updating!
by dirtnapper / March 5, 2005 6:30 AM PST

Um, I ran the update and it looks as it if it is downloading, however, if I run the update again, I still get the message that defs are 17 days old and it will go through the update process again. I rebooted, and it still repeats?!?! Any ideas? Thanks.

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They are swamped now I'm sure, I would
by roddy32 / March 5, 2005 6:37 AM PST
In reply to: Keeps updating!

try again later. Just the fact that they are busy because the defs just got released is probably causing glitches, just as it does with Spybot, Windows Updates, AVG, etc. whenever new things are released. If you still have a problem by tomorrow morning, you might try doing them manually.

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Hi Roddy...
by Larry38 / March 5, 2005 6:46 AM PST

Just updated mine on the first try, did a scan and found nothing. I'm on EST.

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I had no trouble either on CST Larry BUT
by roddy32 / March 5, 2005 6:50 AM PST
In reply to: Hi Roddy...

I have seen others complain of the other problem sometimes when they are first released. I had the problem myself a couple of months ago and went back the next morning and they went fine.

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(NT) (NT) Yep, I have had that problem also.
by Larry38 / March 5, 2005 7:09 AM PST
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(NT) (NT) I just updated ok ... no problems here ... up to date!
by Jake Barnes / March 5, 2005 7:13 AM PST
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Just updated and finally completed on 3rd try...
by glenn30 / March 5, 2005 10:29 AM PST
In reply to: Keeps updating!

I had downloaded earlier today and did not realize it did not install until just now. Tried again and finally completed on the 3rd try. Must be some snafu! Sad


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by auggief / March 5, 2005 7:30 PM PST

It took me three tries to get the download also

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(NT) (NT) Def. just updated: SE1R 29 05.03.2005
by christy / March 5, 2005 11:52 AM PST
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