Just like any virus scan software, it is vital to keep your AOL Spyware Protection software up to date. Adware and spyware are growing at a rate faster than viruses and more are added every day.
Manually check for updates
AOL Spyware Protection will automatically update the software, but you can manually check for updates as well.
Note: The AOL Safety and Security Centre updates automatically and does not offer manual updates at this time.
To manually check for updates with AOL Spyware Protection 2.0:
AOL Spyware Protection 2.0 also allows you to choose how to be notified when updates are available. On the Settings page, under Automatic Updates, please choose one of the following selections: