If you installed AVG today, then what you are experiencing is not an update, but rather the Cache Server.The first day you install AVG there will be a lot of activity on your hard drive as the software builds a cache of what it considers safe files.The site will return a list of virus scanners and scan results for each for this file.If the virus is not detected, you can upload the file to AVG to improve future detection.If your Firebox device is configured to send log data to a Dimension system or Watch Guard Log Server, you can search your log data for the filename to identify whether your device scanned the file, and view the scan results.
I started with the Ducktoes online tutorial “How to Update AVG Free.” Many of our clients and others don’t know how to update their AVG Free.
Maybe not as outdated as the floppy disks or cassette tapes above, but it’s getting old and not as useful as it once was. (Yes, I’m writing a computer repair tutorial on a holiday weekend, or maybe because it a long weekend.) Also here’s the nude photo of floppy disks, an extinct storage species, I promised you.
Read how to update AVG or how to install AVG Free without ZEN here.
Some devices use a smaller set which focus on the more common viruses, and may not detect every virus.
To learn more, see Gateway Anti Virus signature set sizes.