Updating Symantec Virus Definitions

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  • Click on the little arrow pointing up in the taskbar in the bottom-right of the screen.

Taskbar Hidden Applications

  • From there, a little popup will appear. Double-click the yellow shield icon.

Taskbar - Symantec

  • A window should appear like the one below.

Symantec Window

  • Click on the LiveUpdate button to the left of the window.

Symantec Window - Update

  • LiveUpdate will launch and begin checking for updates. If any updates are available, they will automatically start downloading and installing the updates. 

LiveUpdate Window

  • When the updates are finished, a screen like the one below will appear. From here you can click the Close button and then the red X in the upper-right corner of the Symantec Window.

LiveUpdate Window - Complete

Page last modified December 19, 2017