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Schedule Automatic Updates to Virus Definitions
page was last updated on April 9, 2007
- Click on Start > Programs > Symantec Client Security > Symantec AntiVirus. (Or, right click the gold shield in the system tray and click Open Symantec AntiVirus.)
- Click the File menu and select Schedule Updates.
- Check the box for Enable scheduled automatic updates and click the Schedule button.
- Select the frequency and time that you want the virus definitions to be updated. Choose a time when your computer will be turned on.
Note: Daily virus definition updates are recommended.
- Click the Advanced button.
- To ensure that scheduled updates that are missed run at a later time, check the box for Retry the task within and set the number of hours.
- Click OK to close the open LiveUpdate dialog boxes. Then, click Exit to close the Symantec AntiVirus program.
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