My avast antivirus is not updating

According to some reports on Microsoft Community forum, the KB4015438 update issued by Microsoft for Windows PCs and laptops fails to install.

However, there is no clarity whether the update gets an error or it just takes forever to complete.

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product and there’s a separate download for anyone on the older v4. The file comes as an executable you run to update the virus definitions. Run this and it downloads the latest signatures and then packs them into vdf_in the Install folder.

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.

Microsoft recently released the new cumulative update ‘KB4015438’ for Windows 10 version 1607 (Anniversary Update).

However, as expected, Microsoft’s inept update handling continues with the latest KB4015438 update for Windows 10 like its predecessors.


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