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Download Latest Virus Definitions

To obtain effective protection, you must run Symantec AntiVirus LiveUpdate often to download the latest virus definitions or schedule automatic updates.

  1. Click Start > Programs > Symantec Client Security > Symantec AntiVirus. (Or, right click the gold shield in the system tray and click Open Symantec AntiVirus.)

  2. Click the LiveUpdate button.

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  3. At the Welcome to LiveUpdate window, click Next.

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  4. LiveUpdate will retrieve the new files and update your computer. Click Finish on the final LiveUpdate window.

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  5. Click Exit to close LiveUpdate.

This page was last updated on April 9, 2007

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