Note that Microsoft Security Essentials is relevant to Windows 7 and earlier versions, as it was was replaced by Windows Defender in Windows 8.
" to download and install virus definition updates without Automatic Update.
But what to do in case you want to update MSE offline?
Only then will the MSI install work and even then, it says I doesn't have the rights to create a shortcut on the desktop.
Don't know what I need to modify and where for that.
Many times we don't have Internet connection in our systems, in this situation how would you update MSE so that it can detect and remove all known virus and spyware? You can download offline installers for all latest MSE virus definition updates using a system which have a working Internet connection and then you can run that offline installer in any other system to update MSE virus definitions.
For the last couple of days, MSE doesn't fails to update, remaining stuck at version 1.75.119 I presume that an error log is created somewhere, or an event log, but I don't know where to find those. Tried it at home, at work and friends places, but never works.When your program can't connect to the server, it can become out of date and may miss detection of the ever-increasing amount of malware lurking online.If you've determined that your Internet connection is functioning properly, focus your troubleshooting on the program itself.Restarted computer a lot of times now, checked for Microsoft Updates in general, but nothing shows up.EDIT: I've opened a bounty for this, because I really don't know what to do anymore.The main issue with MSE updates is that it updates once every 24 hours, but only if your PC is turned on and connected to the Internet.