Spyware Blaster Update

  Pine Man 11:29 11 Mar 2005
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There is a new update to Version 3.3.

BUT

I have followed the installation instructions for downloading the new version of SpywareBlaster which appears to install correctly but every time I try to update it I get the following message

Error Connecting To Update Server

There was an error getting the update information file from the server. The server may be temporarily unavailable, or there may be a conflict with firewall software installed on your PC. The update information file may have also gotten corrupted during download.

I have ‘Options’ set to Use a direct connection to the internet.

I have also tried downloading the new version of SpywareBlaster from different sites.

There does not appear to be a conflict with firewall software and a check shows no spyware or malware on my PC.

Has anybody else had this problem yet?

  sattman 12:45 11 Mar 2005

It installed fine for me, did you shut down the original before you installed ver 3.3?

  LANDCRUISER 12:55 11 Mar 2005

i to had this problem,disconnected the old copy as they tell you to do,but could not download the new version so i had no protection, luckly i had a back up & reloaded this.i wish they get themself sorted out before they say they have a new version.

  Stuartli 13:14 11 Mar 2005

Did you download from here?

click here

No problems in my case.

  stalion 13:26 11 Mar 2005

have downloaded and installed no problems.Make sure you disable all protection in the old version before uninstalling it in add and remove programs.

  sunny staines 13:35 11 Mar 2005

download from majorgeeks & use the aussie mirroe the us ones are slow.
all went ok for my download.

  Jackcoms 15:01 11 Mar 2005

OK for me.

But I completely un-installed the old one before installing the new version.

  deke 15:24 11 Mar 2005

but major geeks site was really slow.

  kenzy 15:39 11 Mar 2005

Just installed it ok. Previous version had to be disabled and uninstalled first.

  bretsky 15:40 11 Mar 2005

Updated to new version 3.3 with no problem.

Many thanx

bretsky ;0)

  Pine Man 15:46 11 Mar 2005

1.Open Spyware Blaster.
2.Click on updates and select options.
3.Click on Use the proxy below.
4. Type in your browsers address and port number eg - click here: (com1) and make sure that there is a space between the colon and brackets.
5.It should now connect for the updates.

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