FRISK Software International

Summary
Product: F-PROT Antivirus for Windows
Version: 3

Please note that version 6 of F-PROT Antivirus for Windows has been released. We recommend that all Home, Corporate and Mail Server users of version 3 of F-PROT Antivirus for Windows upgrade their program to the newest version as soon as possible.


Should I update or upgrade?

Update: An update is the process of installing a newer version of virus signature files. F-PROT Antivirus needs information on all the newest viruses and other security threats in order to successfully protect your data. The virus signature files provide F-PROT Antivirus with all the necessary information, including what to search for and how to disinfect. New virus signature files are issued regularly and in response to any new emerging threats. Therefore, it is very important to keep the virus signature files up to date.

Whenever your computer is connected to the Internet, F-PROT Antivirus checks regularly for updates to download. If there is a new version of virus signature files available, F-PROT Antivirus displays a message in the main menu saying "New virus signature files are available". We strongly recommend that you update the virus signature files to the newest version immediately. For detailed instruction on how to update the virus signature files, see Updating the virus signature files

Upgrade: An upgrade is the process of installing a newer and more powerful version of a software you are using. Software upgrades are typically indicated significantly by a change in the version number, such as from version e.g. 3.0 to 4.0. We highly recommend keeping your program up to date to gain new features and improvements.

Whenever your computer is connected to the Internet, F-PROT Antivirus checks regularly for updates to download. If there is new version of the program available, F-PROT Antivirus pops up a window saying "A new F-PROT Antivirus version 3.x is available for download now" and we strongly recommend that you upgrade to the newest version immediately. Click the download button to start downloading the program files to your computer. For detailed instruction on how to upgrade to the latest version of the program, see Upgrading F-PROT Antivirus for Windows.

Virus signature files updates and software version upgrades are included in an annual subscription of F-PROT Antivirus for Windows.

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