We’ve covered how to update free Antivirus AVG and Avira on offline Computers, today I am going to tell you how to update another popular free antivirus Avast offline. In these days, every house supposed to have a Computer with internet connection, there are rare cases where people use their systems for office Work only and they don’t need to have connected to internet, but they want Antivirus installed on their computers to be up-to-date so that it can find threats that enters through USB drives.
Avast labs detects number of threats. Avast releases definitions to the users quickly through Steaming Updates, which protects users against the latest threats. Apart from these, the company releases virus definition updates on daily basis, if you’re connected to internet, they will be download and installed automatically.
Updating Avast free antivirus offline
If you’ve a offline PC with version 2016 installed, you can the follow below method to update Avast offline.
1. Get access to system having system having internet connection, visit http://www.avast.com/download-update, click on ‘Download link for ‘Avast VPS update for versions 2014 to 2016’ .
2. After downloading VPS update file aka vpsupd.exe, copy that file to USB drive.
3. Connect the USB drive to your computer and copy it to a folder and double click on that file to run the update. Your Avast will be updated without needing you to be online.