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Steps are relevant for all Windows versions – Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 (including Anniversary Update).
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This file is used for command line scanning and if this file exists then the scanner is assumed to be installed.
Lab Reg and Lab Ini replacements are expanded here. If this process name is found running, then Auto Protect is assumed to be enabled. This means that if ‘Auto Protect’ is turned off in your Security Center from the Windows Control Panel, it might show as ‘disabled’ in the Computer Management screen.
Sometimes Avast may also block safe programs or websites because of the out-dated virus definitions. Major updates to Avast virus definitions are usually released daily, while the smaller ones are delivered constantly throughout the day via the streaming updates.
By default all Avast antivirus solutions (Free Antivirus, Pro Antivirus, Internet Security and Premier) are downloading the virus definitions updates automatically when your computer has access to the Internet.
To override this function, add an * at the end of the Auto Process name. The Auto Protect process can also be a list of processes to look for.
Separate the processes with a colon (:) and as long as one of the processes is running, then it will detect it.
The Virus Scan configuration screen lists all current antivirus definitions.
Once in a week is fine, once in a two weeks is also sufficient.
If you want to make sure your Avast virus definitions are up-to-date you can also update them manually on the computer with Internet connection.
File name of the virus definitions update is always the same – for v4.8.
After you copy the file with virus definitions to the offline machine where Avast is installed, just run the file and that’s all.
So it is extremely important to keep it updated to the latest version.