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.


Upgrading on Windows XP Home/Pro

Note: This is the upgrading procedure using Internet Explorer 6

Upgrading F-PROT Antivirus enables you to take full advantage of its powerful scanning features. To be sure you have the latest version of F-PROT Antivirus, check the version number of your software against the newest version numbers published on our current versions page. You can also sign up to our e-mail alert service that conveniently allows you to stay up to date with product as well as virus signature file releases and other important, virus-related developments.

Please select the applicable edition of F-PROT Antivirus for Windows:

Home Use

The Home Use edition of F-PROT Antivirus for Windows automatically updates the virus signature files when connected to the Internet. Also, whenever a new version of the program itself becomes available F-PROT Antivirus for Windows will prompt you to download the newest version.

  1. From the main menu, click Updater and, in the Updater window, click the Update
  2. button.
  3. If necessary, enter your Customer Number and click OK.
  4. Click "Download the newest version of F-PROT Antivirus".
  5. You are then taken to the F-PROT Antivirus Customer Zone where you can download the newest version. To do so, click the arrow beside "F-PROT Antivirus for Windows Home Use".
  6. In the "File Download" window, click Run/Open (see below) to download and install the program.
  7. Images differ on which Service Pack you have installed on your computer: SP1 or SP2

    Windows XP SP1




    Windows XP SP2

  8. In the "Internet Explorer - Security Warning" window that appears (only on SP2), click Run.
  9. Click Setup to unpack the files and install them on your computer.
  10. Click Yes to close all antivirus programs.
  11. In the "InstallShield Wizard" window, click Next to enter Update mode.
  12. Click Yes to accept all the terms of the preceding End-User License Agreement.
  13. After selecting the components to set up, click Next. We recommend selecting all the components.
  14. Click Next to start copying the files to your computer. The default destination path is C:\Program Files\FSI\F-Prot.
  15. Click Next to run the Updater immediately (recommended).
  16. Your computer now needs to restart. Select either Yes or No to finish.

Corporate Use

The corporate version of F-PROT Antivirus for Windows automatically updates the virus signature files but software updates for the program itself must me carried out manually. System administrators must therefore be active in watching out for new versions of F-PROT Antivirus and downloading and installing them on their computers.

  1. Go to our download website at www.f-prot.com and select Download from the top menu.
  2. In the "Update F-PROT Antivirus" field, enter your Customer Number and click Sign in.
  3. You are then taken to the F-PROT Antivirus Customer Zone where you can download the newest version. To do so, click the arrow beside "F-PROT Antivirus for Windows Home Use".
  4. In the "File Download" window, click Run(SP2)/Open(SP1) to download and install the program.
  5. In the "Internet Explorer - Security Warning" window, click Run.
  6. Click Setup to unpack the files and install them on your computer.
  7. Click Yes to close all antivirus programs.
  8. In the "InstallShield Wizard" window, click Next to enter in Update mode.
  9. Click Yes to accept all the terms of the preceding License Agreement.
  10. Click Next after selecting the components to set up. We recommend selecting all the components.
  11. Click Next to start copying the files to your computer. The default destination path is C:\Program Files\FSI\F-Prot.
  12. Click Next to run the Updater immediately (recommended).
  13. Your computer needs to restart. Select either Yes or No to finish.


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