Configuring Program Updates

This tool enables GFI LanGuard to detect the latest vulnerabilities and maintain its scanning performance. Configure GFI LanGuard to auto–download updates released by GFI to improve functionalities in GFI LanGuard. These updates also include checking GFI web site for newer builds. Updates can be enabled/disabled by selecting the checkbox in the Auto–download column.

GFI LanGuard can download all Unicode languages. This includes (but is not limited to) English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Danish, Czech, Finnish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese/Brazilian, Russian, Swedish, Chinese, Chinese (Taiwan), Greek, and Turkish.

The following sections provide you with information about:


If having problems when downloading updates, check your firewall settings to ensure that exceptions for the URLs used for updates are in place. For more information refer to Gateway permissions.