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Avast Database & Def Update Script

  • If anyone else uses avast, here are some scripts I use to update the program and virus defs on a nightly basis.

    Script Name: Avast Program Update
    Script Description: Silently Run Avast Program Update (without restart)

    IF True
    THEN
    Execute File
    Parameter 1 : C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashUpd.exe
    Parameter 2 : program /silent /nodetails
    Parameter 3 : 1
    OS Type : 0
    Write Script Log Entry
    Parameter 1 : Avast Program Update Ran
    OS Type : 0
    ELSE



    Script Name: Avast Database Update
    Script Description: Silently Run Avast Virus Def Update

    IF True
    THEN
    Execute File
    Parameter 1 : C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashUpd.exe
    Parameter 2 : vps /silent /nodetails
    Parameter 3 : 1
    OS Type : 0
    Write Script Log Entry
    Parameter 1 : Avast Virus Defs Updated
    OS Type : 0
    ELSE



    Legacy Forum Name: Avast Database & Def Update Script,
    Legacy Posted By Username: Resistance2Fly
  • thanks Resistance2Fly Smile

    saves me some time

    Legacy Forum Name: Scripts Forum,
    Legacy Posted By Username: boldechidna
  • That's awesome, I will have to give it a shot!

    Legacy Forum Name: Scripts Forum,
    Legacy Posted By Username: ljgrizzle