Avg not updating signature file
Besides this problem, I'm having trouble using MSI installers too.
I've had to add the SYSTEM group to a lot of maps and give them full control, but shouldn't the SYSTEM already be there?
This may also resolve the problems you are having with MSI installers too.
If the System Restore does not fix the MSE problem, but does fix the MSI problems, you could then try an uninstall and reinstall MSE from scratch.
With a simple registry hack, Microsoft Security Essentials can be instructed to check for updates more than once a day (default is every 24 hours – once a day).
Follow the guide below to change the registry key to allow MSE to check and update virus and spyware definitions signature database every few hours.
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If it was all working okay a few days ago, the first thing I would try is a System Restore.User can download the package for free, and apply it to a PC running MSE, especially on computer without Internet connection.- Increase Microsoft Security Essentials Virus and Spyware Definitions Signature Update Interval The default 24 hours signature update interval of MSE may prove to be too long for some computers, as most computers are not leave to be running 24 hours everyday, causing Microsoft Security Essentials not updating virus and spyware definitions database to be out-of-date and put the computer at risk.Unselect and uncheck the check box for Start the scheduled scan only when my computer is on but not in use so that scheduled scan will always run, and so do automatic virus signature update.- Manually Download and Install Latest Microsoft Security Essentials Definition Updates Microsoft is making available latest version of full engine and definition package from the Microsoft Malware Protection Center.