Download updates (software update)

This article introduces you to update your G DATA software

When a program update is available, you will receive a notification in the lower right part of the G DATA SecurityCenter.


To initiate the update, click directly on the text Program update available!

Make sure that you have closed all other applications on your system beforehand!
GDATAFORPC Programupdate Button

Confirm your selection by clicking OK.

GDATATOTALPROTECTION ProgrammupudateBestaetigung

The update is downloaded first.

GDATAFORPC Programmupdate Download

Once the download is complete, a prompt will appear asking if you want to install the update

Confirm this by clicking OK.

GDATATOTALPROTECTION ProgrammupdateBestaetigung

You may receive a Windows warning that your antivirus program is disabled. In this case you can ignore the warning. After a successful program update your G DATA software will be reloaded.


The update will be installed.

GDATAFORPC Programmupdate wird installiert

Once the installation is complete, you will receive a prompt to restart your computer. Click RESTART NOW.

GDATAFORPC ProgrammupdateAabgeschlossen

After the restart you will have the latest program version of your G DATA software.