|23 Feb 2013||#612|
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avast! 8 Release Candidate 2
Fixed issues from previous betas
- Some online content does not fit or is not translated yet
- IE WebRep plugin doesn't work
- AccessAnywhere computer list isn't sometimes refreshed
- avast! v8 now runs on Win8 too
- Problems with upgrading v7 to v8 on Win8 related to the network
- XP performance problem solved
- Automatic Profile detection in the firewall on Windows 7 solved
- No information popup on controlled PC when client is connected via avast! AccessAnywhere
- List of computers shows offline PCs and also those that don’t have AccessAnywhere activated
- BSODs & Webshield crashes fixed
- Problems with Security Center fixed
- Ad Blocker has now final facelift
- Stability issues with Outlook plugin solved
- UI might hang sometimes during connecting to avast! account
- Problems in data shredder solved
- After facebook registration setup might crash so reboot is required to start avast! service
- During softrial gui is not correctly updated
- Trial period could not be activated (update from v7 to v8)
- Missing pre-defined scan jobs (update from v7 to v8)
- Fixed FW installation issues on Win8 (upgrade from v7)
- New graphics placed
Known issues in this version
- Not yet translated into all languages (please wait for the final release which is coming :-)
Don't get confused with the Beta in the avast! window title! It says Beta but it's almost the final release!
It should be possible to install this version on top of your existing avast! installation (all settings should be preserved).
[When you reinstalling from older beta, we recommend to use aswClear - http://files.avast.com/test5beta/aswclear.exe]
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|26 Feb 2013||#615|
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From what I see on the Avast forum the final release should be Feb 28th.
You might be able to hold off until the final release so you don't have to install the RC before your current license expires?
I would make a System Backup Image before an update like this.
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