How to update Trend Micro Security for Windows?

How to update Trend Micro Security for Windows?​

The 2021 version of Trend Micro Security will automatically get the latest updates when you’re connected to the internet. As soon as there is the availability of a new version, you will get a notification and then all you need to is update Trend Micro Security.

Trend Micro will consistently release updates that will fix security as well as know issues. For those who are still using Windows 7 operating system, it is recommended to update to the latest OS that is Windows 10.

As Microsoft has officially ended support for Windows 7, Trend Micro will not be able to protect the users with the latest security. Therefore, it is recommended to update to the latest operating system in order to stay secure.

What the Trend Micro Security December 2020 update include

The latest update that is the December 2020 update will include the following.

  • Updates for the component.
  • Deployment of multiple solutions.
  • Fix for Fraud Buster popup issues.
  • Fix for UI wording issues.

How can you update Trend Micro Security in Windows OS?

Trend Micro Security continuously checks for security updates online every three hours. If a new threat is identified and the fix has been made, it is then released to all Trend Micro Security programs.

Usually, Trend Micro automatically downloads latest updates, to know how to manually update it, follow the instructions below.

Update via the system tray icon.

  1. The system is located at the bottom-right corner of your screen, you need to right-click on Trend Micro icon and then click on Check for Program Updates.
  2. After clicking, the About Your Software window will open up and it will check for any updates.
  3. If there is any update Trend Micro Security will download it.
  4. When the download completes, click on Close.

Update via Trend Micro Security console.

  1. To open the main console, you can either double-click on the Trend Micro icon on your system tray or desktop.
  2. When the main console opens, click on the “person icon” and then click on About the Software.
  3. You will be moved to About the Software window where Trend Micro will check for any available updates.
  4. If there is any update Trend Micro Security will download it.
  5. When the download completes, click on Close.

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