How can I upgrade to the latest version of Outpost? Can I do it for free?

  • KB ID: 1000179

  • Added: 11-04-2006

  • Last updated: 29-09-2014

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Within a subscription term of an Outpost product all existing registered users of that Outpost product are entitled to receive upgrades, including the latest version of that Outpost product free of charge as part of their maintenance subscription program. In other words, all users with active license and registration key may update for free.

Unregistered users are entitled to receive all upgrades, including the latest versions of installed Outpost products within the trial period (30 days from the installation date).

Note: By default product's automatic update takes place hourly and includes updating some scripts and signatures. If you want to update your product version, please, download and install a new product's distributive from the corporate site.

To update your copy of Outpost, simply follow the instructions below.

Automatic Upgrade:

Unfortunately, currently automatic program version update is disabled in the latest versions because of internal technical reasons.

For those, who use earlier versions of Outpost:


For Outpost Firewall Pro (versions up to and including 4.0) and Outpost Security Suite Pro 2007:

  1. Open the product main window.
  2. Click Tools on the toolbar and select Agnitum Update.
  3. Follow the steps that are displayed to complete the upgrade.

For Outpost Firewall Pro 2008 and Outpost Security Suite Pro 2008:

To view the video version of the instructions, click here.
  1. Open the product main window.
  2. Click Update on the toolbar.
  3. The automatic update wizard will perform all the necessary activities without demanding your interaction. Click Finish when the update is ready to be finalized.

If for some reason you cannot upgrade using Agnitum Update, please complete these steps for the manual upgrade:

Manual Upgrade:

To view the video version of the instructions, click here.
  1. Download the product setup package of the product installed on your computer:
    for Outpost Firewall Pro at;
    for Outpost Security Suite Pro at;
    for Outpost Antivirus Pro at
  2. Save any open files that you have been working on and exit all other applications.
  3. Disable Ouptpost's Self-Protection and exit Outpost.
  4. Run the installation package to automatically upgrade your copy of Outpost.
  5. Follow the Installation Wizard's instructions.

You can install a newer version of Outpost without having to uninstall a previous version. During the installation you'll be able to save your current Outpost configuration. Your registration information will be stored during the reinstall.

If your license is no longer valid, you can quickly purchase a renewal at:

Note: For more information about the necessity and usage of activation and registration keys, possible problems on registering Agnitum's products and additional registration information see Registration information and issues

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