ARCHIVED: For Spybot - Search & Destroy, how do I get the latest updates?
The makers of Spybot - Search & Destroy recommend that you update the application at least once a week.
In Spybot, to download the latest updates:
- Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
- Open the Spybot program.
Note: If you are running Spybot for the first time, you will see a window titled
Legal stuff. Check the box
Don't show this message againand click
OK. Also, if you have Ad-Aware installed on your computer, you will see a window titled
Compatibility warnings. Check the box
Do not display compatibility warnings againand click
- In the middle of the screen, click the
Search for Updatesbutton.
- In the resulting window, click to place checkmarks next
to any available updates.
Note: Spybot will prompt you if no new updates are
available. If you see this prompt, click
Download updates. Spybot will download and install the most recent updates. After the updates are installed, Spybot will restart automatically.
Last modified on March 31, 2010.