How do I update Spybot 2?

To Update Spybot:

  • Open Spybot by right-clicking on the Spybot icon and click “Run as Administrator”.
  • Click “Advanced User Mode”.
  • Click on “Update”. This will open a separate Update window, which will search for new updates.
  • If new updates are found, clicking “Update” in the Update window will download and install them. If the Updates fail on their 1st attempt, please click the update button again.
  • The update should then test your Update Status to see when you last updated.
  • You can also click on “Show Details” to view more information about the files and definitions that were downloaded.

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