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Updating the Free Edition of Spybot (Video Tutorial for installing the latest updates)

April 7th, 2017

We are happy to announce our latest tutorial video has been released. In this video, Rob from Team Spybot outlines the steps involved in updating Spybot, and verifying the latest updates have been downloaded and installed successfully using the update logs. He also explains some common issues that users encounter when trying to update Spybot, and ways to avoid or fix these issues if you encounter them too.

It is always recommended to install the latest updates prior to running a scan. This ensures that you are scanning for the latest versions of malware that we have found and included in our detection rules.

If you are using a paid edition of Spybot, such as the Home or Professional Edition, the latest antivirus definitions will be included in the updates you receive.

If you experience any issues that are not addressed in this video, please contact support with the details of your issue, and our support team can help you to resolve the problem.