Thursday, December 3, 2009

Update Nod 32 antivirus OFFLINE (without an Internet connection) / Install Nod32 Updates from your Hard disk

There are still many users who don't update their security software's regularly due to the reason that they don't have an internet connection. To protect your PC regularly you must update the antivirus regularly. But Symantec Norton Antivirus over rule nod32 for those who don't have an Internet connection only because it provides virus definition files to update Norton Antivirus Offline i.e. without an internet connection. Here is a nice trick to Update nod32 antivirus if you don't have an internet connection i.e. you can now install the updates from your hard disk or USB drive.

This application allows installing the latest virus signature database updates into any location. The location could be a local directory or a directory on some removable media (definitions are portable).

Please note that this application does not make any change to the registry.

When running the application, users will be install definitions for any ESET product version 3.0x/4.0x (all editions)

Once they were extracted, the definitions can be used to update an ESET product locally, or ported to another computer. Username or password are not required on the target computer to update the product.
This application works on all Windows platforms (32bit).

When installation has completed, the update source - referred to by ESET as 'update server' - should be properly set within the ESET configuration panel prior to updating the software (please refer to ESET Help file or watch the video tutorial below). The product can then be updated offline from that location.

How to configure your ESET product (assuming you installed the definitions into C:\Update)

* For ESET NOD 32 3.x/4.x
- Go to Control Center, Update modules, NOD 32 Update
- Click Servers, add C:\Update as new server and click accept/ok
- Close all opened windows and Update ESET NOD 32 from tray icon

* For ESET Smart Security 3.x/4.x
- Toggle to display Advanced mode
- Go to Setup, choose Advanced setup
- Go to Update, right to the field 'Update server', click Edit
- Under Update servers, add C:\Update as new server, click Add and OK
- Close all opened windows and Update ESET Smart Security from tray icon



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