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NEWEST AD-AWARE Update wont download

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by Gary R, Oct 6, 2006.

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  1. Gary R

    Gary R Thread Starter

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    Been trying to download & install definitions file

    SE1R125.06.10.2006,Date:06.10.2006

    and when I tell it to download, the "Retreiving Update" bar go's to 100% and after 30 seconds or so a box with an X in a red circle appears which says, "The downloaded definitions file could not be read, please update again". I try again with same results.

    I've tried downloading it with everything except 'Systray' and 'Explorer' off and still no luck. AVG, and SpyBot downloaded OK this morning but not AdAware.

    Anyone else having this problem?

    I'm using Freeware version: "Installed core application 1.06r1 Personal"
     
  2. gurutech

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    Yeah, now that you mention it, I tried installing Ad-Aware last night and got the same error. I thought it was because I installed it over another copy, but looks like I wasn't the only one with the issue.

    My guess would be to wait a couple days (for them to come up with a new update), and then try the update again....
     
  3. TOGG

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    Just worked OK for me. I haven't opened AdAware for some time and have been seeing threads at various Forums about the delay in updating.

    When I did start it up I got a message that my defs were 17 days old and did I want to check for updates, so I did and it all worked fine.
     
  4. gurutech

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    LOL My def files are 499 days old! (until I get home to update them!)
     
  5. Gary R

    Gary R Thread Starter

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    Finally got the Update to download about 3 hours after my original post. Wonder if there was a server problem, or just too many trying to update at once causing trouble? :)
     
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