To antivirus confidently identified Trojans and other unwanted software, it is necessary to update antivirus databases. The setting method depends on which version of antivirus you use. In older versions – for example, the fifth, to configure automatic updates, you must manually set the path to your antivirus databases.
Just right click the green program icon in the system tray, select "Updating". In the opened window select "Settings" and specify the path to the server with your antivirus databases to the fifth version: You can specify the time for automatic updates in the menu section of the program.
Versions of Dr. Web from the sixth and later specify the path to the server is not required, the update occurs automatically. Should only set the update time every hour, few hours or daily.
In that case, if you have license key, no problems with updating anti-virus databases usually do not occur. But many users use the key files found on the Internet, most of these files are blacklisted and not allow the update. The solution may be the temporary use of the coffee keys. It is legal and the keys provided to the readers of computer magazines. Their duration is one or two months, this time is enough to acquire the new key file.
If you don't want to use coffee keys, update antivirus databases it is possible to conduct a manually. First, download the desired framework, for latest seventh version of Dr. Web, here they are: Downloaded files must be unpacked to a folder with bases. If you are using Windows XP, you must first enable the viewing of hidden files: "start" - "control Panel" - "folder options" - "View". Select "Show hidden files and folders".
Now open the drive where you have Windows, then the folder Documents and Settings - All Users - Application Data – Doctor Web – Bases. Disable self-defense of the antivirus. Copy the downloaded files in the Bases, then unzip them in the same folder. Obsolete files can be removed. Then restart the computer. If you are using Windows 7, the OS the path to the folder with bases like this: Drive with the Windows ProgramData - Doctor Web – Bases.