Windows Defender

  heavymetalkid 23:03 15 Apr 06
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Regarding the automatic updates on Windows Defender: if I set them for, say 22.00, does my computer have to be switched on at that time for them to download?

  remind 23:07 15 Apr 06

it should get them the next time you connect to the 'net

  heavymetalkid 23:12 15 Apr 06

Hello mate and thanks for a prompt response. Bit confused, if it updates next time I connect,what exactly are they asking me to stipulate a time for? wouldn't any time do if it updates as soon as I re-connect?

  remind 23:29 15 Apr 06

I assume it at least gives you an idea when your updates will be fetched, even if you're online all the time - it's no good them setting the software up to check for updates every hour for example, they'd overwhelm their own servers with update checks.

  heavymetalkid 23:32 15 Apr 06

Greetings Remind,computers eh? Thankyou for the post and your help. Andy

  remind 23:37 15 Apr 06

No worries. "Computers don't do what you want them to do, they do what you tell them to do"

  heavymetalkid 23:41 15 Apr 06

Rather like my ex-wife!!

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