About upgrading client software

Article:HOWTO81273  |  Created: 2012-10-25  |  Updated: 2014-09-21  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81273
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About upgrading client software

You can use several methods to upgrade Symantec client software. Some methods can take up to 30 minutes. Therefore, you may want to upgrade client software when most users are not logged on to their computers.

Table: Methods to upgrade the client software

Upgrade method



Use AutoUpgrade to update Windows clients in one or more groups from the Symantec Endpoint Protection Manager console.

AutoUpgrade is enabled by default for the managed Windows clients.

See Upgrading Windows clients by using AutoUpgrade in Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition.

Installation file

Use the installation file you download from FileConnect to install a new version of the client.

Other methods

Use one of the other supported methods of installing client software.

See About client installation methods.

See Upgrading to a new release.

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