Updating Symantec Virus Definitions


  1. Click on the little arrow pointing up in the taskbar in the bottom-right of the screen.
Taskbar Hidden Applications

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

Taskbar - Symantec

3. A window should appear like the one below.

Symantec Window

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

Symantec Window - Update

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

LiveUpdate Window

6. 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 June 17, 2019