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  • Cannot update my Antivirus sig. DAT file (ZA Free Av+Fw for XP SP3, v14.3.119.000)

    Hey all ... been a while since I've haunted this joint ...

    Hopefully I'm in the right sub-forum ... don't see a specific ZA Free Av+Fw sub-forum ...

    So, AVG and their pushy pop-ups finally got me looking at AV alternatives, and, lo and behold, ZA (my 1st choice in a s/w firewall) now (since ?) offers Free Antivirus + Firewall ... for XP SP3 to boot!

    All's well with it on a couple of laptops I still use, however, my old ASUS P3V4X / Pentium III 667MHz server (I know, I know, 1GHz CPU min. ... but it has 2GB of RAM so I thought I'd try it anyways) running XP SP3 has recently repeatedly failed to update the Antivirus signature DAT file since the DAT file successfully installed along with the program itself on 20FEB17. It has completed a couple of scans (Full Scan with Archive Files) since and auto-updated once:
    ZALog.txt excerpt: 'AV/update,2017/02/21,12:56:36 -8:00 GMT,,Update Install Completed,Auto,Updated to Version #1247103488'

    I found the Sticky 'Cannot update my antivirus' here in this sub-forum and searched 'updates'+'failed' ... I don't see much recent activity on this issue, just the Sticky.

    Are the DAT files downloadable independently from ZA? So they can be manually added to the correct directory?

    FYI - I found GeorgeV's Daily AV/AS Signature Updates (Feb. 28,2017) for XP Sp3/Vista/Win7/Win8/Win10 but that must be for v15 and/or paid product ... the DAT file version there (3 Hours Ago at 10:48 PM [local?]) is 1247566336, while the latest available to me (on one of the laptops) is:

    ZoneAlarm Free Antivirus + Firewall version: 14.3.119.000
    Vsmon version: 14.3.119.0
    Driver version: 14.3.119.0
    Antivirus engine version: 8.7.0.66
    Antivirus signature DAT file version: 1247562240

    Thanks for any help offered ... FFF
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