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Windows 7: Latest version of Avast Antivirus

04 Jul 2011   #491

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Ver. 6.0.1203 Released

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it's my pleasure to announce the general availability of a new official build of avast, version 6.0.1203.

Here's the list of most important changes:
- improved compatibility with Windows Vista SP0/SP1 (activation issues)
- attempt to solve the "Windows Media Player using a red skin" problem
- Firewall: solved the compatibility problem with uTorrent
- improved load time of WebRep IE plugin
- fixed a bug in Google Chrome WebRep plugin causing excessive CPU usage
- improvements in the silent installer
- improved the CommunityIQ sample submission process
- various stability and compatibility improvements in the sandbox module
- added new CreditAlert feature (US customers only)
- added Thai and Serbian language packs


You can use the built-in product updater or download links on our main website.
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04 Jul 2011   #492
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Thank you Bill. First post updated. Looks like everyone is having updates today.
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24 Aug 2011   #493

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Avast Beta 6.0.1270
August 24, 2011

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we will soon be releasing a new program update of avast. And as usual, we're making it available for public testing a few days before the official release. The current version number is 6.0.1270.

This is hopefully going to be a smooth service release, mainly designed to fix some of the issues of the previous v6.0 builds.

Here's an [incomplete] list of the most important changes:
- New Script Shield - so far, it works in IE 32-bit and in Firefox. Chrome support coming soon!
- Web Shield now scanning all processes by default
- Stability improvements in aswSP.sys
- Better tracking of file sources
- Under-the-hood improvements in the Behavior Shield and Sandbox modules
- Slight improvements in the product UI

NEW BETA VERSION OF AVAST - v6.0.1270
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24 Aug 2011   #494
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Thank you Aaron. First post updated.
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24 Aug 2011   #495

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks Aaron, hope they get Chrome support soon.
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24 Aug 2011   #496

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Thanks Aaron. Updated.
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26 Aug 2011   #497

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Avast Beta 6.0.1273.
August 26, 2011

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Here's an [incomplete] list of the most important changes:
- New Script Shield - so far, it works in IE 32-bit and in Firefox. Chrome support coming soon!
- Web Shield now scanning all processes by default
- Stability improvements in aswSP.sys
- Better tracking of file sources
- WebRep now working in Firefox 6
- Under-the-hood improvements in the Behavior Shield and Sandbox modules
- Slight improvements in the product UI

And new in build 6.0.1273:
- Solved the Firefox crash issue
- A few stability improvements in the sandbox module (e.g. PDF reader support)
- Cosmetic changes in the UI

BETA VERSION OF AVAST - NOW 6.0.1273
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26 Aug 2011   #498
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Thank you Aaron. First post updated.
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26 Aug 2011   #499

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Thanks for the heads up. Just out of curiosity, I decided to try it on my W8 7989. Unfortunately, still no go on there.
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31 Aug 2011   #500

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Avast Beta 6.0.1279.

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Here's an [incomplete] list of the most important changes:
- New Script Shield - so far, it works in IE 32-bit and in Firefox. Chrome support coming soon!
- Web Shield now scanning all processes by default
- Stability improvements in aswSP.sys
- Better tracking of file sources
- WebRep now working in Firefox 6
- Under-the-hood improvements in the Behavior Shield and Sandbox modules
- Slight improvements in the product UI

And new in build 6.0.1273:
- Solved the Firefox crash issue
- A few stability improvements in the sandbox module (e.g. PDF reader support)
- Cosmetic changes in the UI

And new in build 6.0.1279:
- Solved a compatibility problem with QQ
- Solved a compatibility problem with certain Steam-based games
- Script Shield: Implemented a scanning cache which should prevent redundant/repetitive scans
- Script Shield: Implemented scan exclusion settings
- Script Shield: Now works with Firefox 7/8/9 betas
- Web Shield: scanning of all processes can now be disabled in shield's Expert Settings
- Cosmetic changes in the UI


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