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Ad-aware freezes when updating [RESOLVED]


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lindapearl

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I downloaded a new version, Ad-aware i.o6r1 and it inatalled and scanned OK. I tried to get the latest update but the program freezes. I tried reinstalling, but no joy, it still freezes instead of updating. Any help for this problem?
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Could you try going into your folder of were Ad-aware is installed.

Default:
Default: C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware SE Personal

Could you change the defs.ref to defs.old.ref

Please then open Ad-aware, and try to update your definition file!

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Good luck
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I have this same problem. Including reinstalling and still no joy. I tried renaming the file as directed, but still no successful download of definitions.
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Are either of you using a fire wall ?
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I'm using the Windows Firewall, as well as whatever the Netgear router on out system provides. Interestingly, as I was checking this thread, I again tried to update, and it worked correctly for the first time in several days. Scanning as I write this. News tomorrow!

RJH
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Thanks for updating us RJH

I've seen a few cases where this has been happening, It seems that it will connect and download the updates,

For any others having this problem you can keep trying or install the updates manually




Current defs SE1R51 21.06.2005



http://download.lava...public/defs.zip

Manual Installation: Unzip the archive, replace the existing file and restart Ad-Aware\Ad-Watch.
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All's still well with my updates. I've deleted the definitions file and it reloaded properly today also.

Thanks for the help!

RJH
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I'm glad its working well :tazz:
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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :tazz:

If you're the topic starter, and need this topic reopened, please contact a staff member with the address of the thread.

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