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prb1948 Newcomer 12 posts since
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Jan 12, 2013 4:45 AM

Unable to get updates - corrupt DAT file

I have McAfee Security Centre running on a Dell desktop using Windows 7. I have McAfee set to notify me when updates are available. Since the start of this year the notifications of new updates keep failing to occur. If I run Check for Updates manually it starts running but never gets anywhere. When I run Virtual Technician it says Corrupt DAT file. Installing and running Superdats cures the problem for a while but after a few days the updates stop again. Reinstalling McAfee programmes after using the MCPR has the same effect - the updates run normally for about four days then the same problem recurs. What is the solution to this problem please?

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