I have to suggest to them to look up for anti-spyware, or at lease a better antivirus.Hi, darkdestiny7, I have been using Avira Antivir for over a year and find that it updates automaticcally at least once every 24 hours.

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Once installed, the program generates the fuse bundle archive that includes the latest antivirus engine, as well as the signature and the update control files.

The update is incremental, which means that the name of new threats are added to the existing definition list and there is no need to download an archive for each engine and definition update.

Therefore, users don't need to worry about the reliability of their security software.

However, manual update is sometimes necessary, for instance if no Internet connection is available.

Effective malware protection is only possible with an up-to-date virus definition file.

If you have no Internet connection and Avira automatic updates cannot be performed, you are advised to manually update the signature files at least every second day, in order to ensure that your Avira product promptly detects any new threat.However, its efficiency depends on the virus definition information, which is periodically updated.If automatic updates cannot be performed (for instance, Internet access is not available) or you simply want to initiate the update process manually, Avira Antivir Virus Definition File Update can help you make sure that the definition files of your Avira product are up-to-date.I solved this problem by ensuring my updates were made between 4am and 6am west coast USA time when the web is a little less crowded.Occasionally I did let the programme run by itself to ensure no conflicts within my computer - which can also cause a failure.I would suggest that your friend uninstalls Avira and reinstalls it to see if that cures the problem.