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Windows 7: Latest version of Avast Antivirus

18 May 2009   #41
Marc57

Windows Vista & Windows 7
 
 

There's some different Avast sounds in a post by Vlk in this thread:

..:: NEW TERMINAL SOUNDS ::..


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29 May 2009   #42
engrjayze

Windows 7 Build 7100
 
 

will avast install on win7 build 7100? i can't find windows 7 in the system requirement..i'm looking for a better alternative to kasperky's technical preview antivirus which is the one i'm currently using now
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29 May 2009   #43
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Yes it will. Many have been using it on Win 7 since before the beta 7000 build.
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29 May 2009   #44
engrjayze

Windows 7 Build 7100
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
Yes it will. Many have been using it on Win 7 since before the beta 7000 build.
does it have a firewall?
kaspersky's training mode is a big headache because it ask for permission everytime a program connects to the internet
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29 May 2009   #45
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

No, it has a network shield though. I find Windows firewall sufficient.The free has 7 modules,minus the Script blocking. The pro has one more, the Script blocking. The free Home Edition is good though.


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29 May 2009   #46
engrjayze

Windows 7 Build 7100
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
No, it has a network shield though. I find Windows firewall sufficient.The free has 7 modules,minus the Script blocking. The pro has one more, the Script blocking. The free Home Edition is good though.


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what is the difference between a firewall and network shield..and what is the use of script blocking?

i will install this and enable windows firewall at the same time..will it affect my internet bandwidth?.. i'm on wireless broadband so every bit of connection speed is important to me
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30 May 2009   #47
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by engrjayze View Post
what is the difference between a firewall and network shield..and what is the use of script blocking?

i will install this and enable windows firewall at the same time..will it affect my internet bandwidth?.. i'm on wireless broadband so every bit of connection speed is important to me
PC Tools Firewall Plus (freeware), do a good job, but disable Windows Firewall.
You have to automated the Windows Firewall or at each start care to set it to Active, from the control panel, Windows Firewall.

avast! (freeware but have to get registred on key),
is a good anti-Virus to complete and help the firewall.

I haven't seen internet bandwidth dropping...on mine

I'm no paranoid , but like to see what kind of ports are blocked and analyse result to drop them well.
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30 May 2009   #48
engrjayze

Windows 7 Build 7100
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoN View Post
PC Tools Firewall Plus (freeware), do a good job, but disable Windows Firewall.
You have to automated the Windows Firewall or at each start care to set it to Active, from the control panel, Windows Firewall.

avast! (freeware but have to get registred on key),
is a good anti-Virus to complete and help the firewall.

I haven't seen internet bandwidth dropping...on mine

I'm no paranoid , but like to see what kind of ports are blocked and analyse result to drop them well.
thanks for the help..i'm getting avast now
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08 Jun 2009   #49
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

56% success rate is just not good enough in my opinion


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08 Jun 2009   #50
Charles Kane

Windows 7 Ultimate, Ubuntu
 
 

Thanks Brink - I had it on auto but nice to check - coz its such a polite program, I forgot (again) it was there at all!
That's how I like an AV program - right out of my way, I even dropped the reassuring update voice coz I just TRUST it.
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