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How to update the virus definition files using Intelligent Updater

Update your virus definitions using Intelligent Updater

  1. Go to the Intelligent Updater downloads page.

  2. Depending on your version of Windows, do one of the following:

    • For Windows 8/7/Vista (64-bit): On the 64-bit Platforms tab, under File Name, click the first file link in the list.

      The file name starts with the year and ends with v5i64.exe. e.g. 20131211-008-v5i64.exe

    • For Windows 8/7/Vista/XP (32-bit): On the 32-bit Platforms tab, under File Name, click the first file link in the list.

      The file name starts with the year and ends with v5i32.exe. e.g. 20131211-008-v5i32.exe

  3. Save the file to the Windows desktop.

  4. On the desktop, double-click the file that you downloaded.

  5. In the Symantec Intelligent Updater window, click Yes to continue.

  6. When Intelligent Updater finishes updating the definitions, click OK.

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DOCID: kb20080409124354EN_EndUserProfile_en_us
Operating System: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Last modified: 03/16/2014