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Windows 7: Latest version of Avast Antivirus

11 May 2010   #341
manhunter2826

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

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Irrevocably I cannot install avast v5+ on my pc as right now I am having installer issues, nothing fully installs 100% none of the software packages,
Folks here helped me with a problem I once had. See if anything here aids you:
Avast no longer automatically updating on new W7 laptop


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12 May 2010   #342
NecroGnomezZz

Win7-ULT-x64-(All 5 PC's, 3 DSKTP's, 2 LPTP's)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by manhunter2826 View Post
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Irrevocably I cannot install avast v5+ on my pc as right now I am having installer issues, nothing fully installs 100% none of the software packages,
Folks here helped me with a problem I once had. See if anything here aids you:
Avast no longer automatically updating on new W7 laptop
Well since my issues not being able to install things i fully reinstalled windows 7-ULT-x64, formatted and installed it again... and yet I am still having install issues (different ones sure, but still issues nonetheless, some things install but the bigger packages like MS OFFICE PLUS Pro 2010 won't, Nero v10 installed fine, But Paint Shop Pro Photo x3 won't the installer locks up, quits extracting in it's tracks just stops LOL also System Suite v10 and Fix-It-Utilities V10 won't install either, the packages that won't install are all well over 100MB into the 400-4GB range in sizes. I am ok with it most of what I drastically need is now installed once again, Seems to just updated windows installer is not the case at all because some rely on C++, some on JAVA, Some on Direct-X, Some on MSi Installer etc, so yeah I tried all that I oculd for days on end to fix the installation issues to no avail, and i am not a spring chicken to the pc world having owned computers since 1982, so anyway it's okay I will live LOL maybe... But Avast V5 "DID INSTALL" and it updated fine, it works fine (Other than the fact I hate how it just yanks a suspected malware and confines it, some i dont want it to do that with, then i have to goto taskbarand open avast interface go into quarantine and restore it so i can use it once again but only after i disable all 10 avast v5 shields... a very neanderthal method of regaining what's needed... so anyway... along with alot of other things I put back on for security and music etc. So hey it's not a full loss, i will continue to wade through the windows issues as always, and Hey, thanks for the link I will check it out, Stay Cool and Always Enjoy Your PC Time.!


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23 Jun 2010   #343
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

June 22, 2010

New Pre-Release Avast 5.0.584
- Free/Pro/IS


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What's new

Most notable improvements include:
- improved interaction with Windows System Restore; namely, avast now auto-repairs itself when it detects a corrupted VPS due to a System Restore (or other reasons)
- aswSP.sys: solved a minor stability issue
- Solved a problem related to inserting of the license files
- Added the activation codes feature
- Improvements in the avast! sandbox
- Performance improvements in the Behavior Shield
- avast Screen saver now accessible even in 64-bit Windows
- Stability improvement in aswTdi.sys (solved a compatibility program with AVG)
- IS firewall: solved a potential BSOD condition
- Various improvements in the avast sandbox module
- minor fixes in the GUI
- added Catalan and Belorussian language packs
New pre-release build of avast [5.0.584]
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23 Jun 2010   #344
Dave76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ult x64 - SP1/ Windows 8 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks Airbot,
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23 Jun 2010   #345
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thank you Aaron. First post updated. :)
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25 Jun 2010   #346
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Pre release is at 5.0.590 now.

Changes from 5.0.584 -

information   Information

And new in v5.0.590:
- solved intermittent hangs during full scan
- added more logging in the service (should be useful to debug potential service crash issues)
- added Romanian language pack (still incomplete)
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25 Jun 2010   #347
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thank you Aaron. First post updated. :)
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28 Jun 2010   #348
mitchell64

Windows Seven Home Premium 32bit SP1
 
 

Program update 5.0.594 available
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28 Jun 2010   #349
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thank you Darryl. First post updated. :)
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18 Jul 2010   #350
Moondragon

Windows 7 home
 
 

AVAST! is great, but do I need a firewall as well? or is Windows 7 firewall good enough? My previous experience with Firewalls is that they slow things down a bit.
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