Manually Update VirusScan 8.x (Windows)

For VirusScan to catch new threats (and thus be effective), you MUST update it regularly. If the auto update feature doesn't work, follow these instructions to manually update VirusScan 8.x.

  1. Connect to the University of Delaware's network.
  2. Double-click the VShield icon in the System Tray.

    Vshield icon

  3. In the VirusScan Console, right-click AutoUpdate Daily and choose Start.

    virusscan console window

  4. As VirusScan updates, you'll see a progression screen that looks similar to the following:

    progress window

  5. Click Close when the update is finished.
  6. Close the VirusScan Console window.

Last updated 2/14/14