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Windows 7: Latest version of Avast Antivirus

19 Jul 2010   #351
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Moondragon View Post
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.
Avast Internet Security has its own firewall. But if you are using the free version of Avast, the windows firewall is enough.


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17 Aug 2010   #352
szewslowfox

windows 7
 
 
Avast Internet Security 5 - installation issue (fix)

If you have a biometric software installed on your computer, you need to uninstall it in order to install Avast Internet Security 5 to work properly. The issue is that the biometric software interfers with the proper installation of Avast and on reboot, you will get "failure to logon" on windows 7 startup.
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24 Aug 2010   #353
Nem

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1, Archlinux x86_64. Elementary Luna
 
 

Pre-release Avast build 5.0.656

information   Information
Most notable improvements include:
- solved a problem that could lead to disappearing of the avast service
- Behavior Shield: solved a minor stability issue (aswSP.sys)
- performance and stability improvements in the avast! sandbox
- changes in the engine allowing us to generically detect/block some new types of exploits
- speed improvements in the updater
- IS: fixed a vulnerability in aswFw.sys (Secunia Advisory SA40868)
- IS: upgraded to the new version of antispam engine
- minor changes and fixes in the GUI
- fixes in the screen reader support
- added Danish and Hebrew language packs


More...
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24 Aug 2010   #354
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thank you Matt. First post updated.
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26 Aug 2010   #355
colinw

windows 7
 
 

My Avast Pro just updated to version 5.0.661
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26 Aug 2010   #356
Nem

Win7 Home Premium x64 SP1, Archlinux x86_64. Elementary Luna
 
 

Indeed,

information   Information

And subsequently in 5.0.661:

- solved the vulnerability related to license files (Secunia Advisory SA41109)
- solved a UI crash condition during File system shield detections
- solved a problem with scanning of files with very long path names
- fixed the updater in East-Asian versions of avast running with Windows set to a different locale
- added Urdu language pack


Still Pre-release, use same link above.
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26 Aug 2010   #357
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thank you Matt. First post updated.
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31 Aug 2010   #358
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Pre-Release 5.0.668

information   Information

What's new
Most notable improvements include:
- solved a problem that could lead to disappearing of the avast service
- Behavior Shield: solved a minor stability issue (aswSP.sys)
- performance and stability improvements in the avast! sandbox
- changes in the engine allowing us to generically detect/block some new types of exploits
- speed improvements in the updater
- IS: fixed a vulnerability in aswFw.sys (Secunia Advisory SA40868)
- IS: upgraded to the new version of antispam engine
- minor changes and fixes in the GUI
- fixes in the screen reader support
- added Danish and Hebrew language packs

And subsequently in 5.0.661:
- solved the vulnerability related to license files (Secunia Advisory SA41109)
- solved a UI crash condition during File system shield detections
- solved a problem with scanning of files with very long path names
- fixed the updater in East-Asian versions of avast running with Windows set to a different locale
- added Urdu language pack

And in 5.0.668:
- solved the pesky memory leak introduced in v5.0.661
- a few cosmetic fixes in the UI
- improvements in the avast sandbox
- improvements in the Outlook antispam plugin (it would be helpful if users of the avast Internet Security could test this one)
.

New pre-release build of avast [NOW 5.0.668]
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31 Aug 2010   #359
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thank you Aaron. First post updated.
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03 Sep 2010   #360
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

September 3, 2010

Pre-Release 5.0.673



information   Information

What's new
Most notable improvements include:
- solved a problem that could lead to disappearing of the avast service
- Behavior Shield: solved a minor stability issue (aswSP.sys)
- performance and stability improvements in the avast! sandbox
- changes in the engine allowing us to generically detect/block some new types of exploits
- speed improvements in the updater
- IS: fixed a vulnerability in aswFw.sys (Secunia Advisory SA40868)
- IS: upgraded to the new version of antispam engine
- minor changes and fixes in the GUI
- fixes in the screen reader support
- added Danish and Hebrew language packs

And subsequently in 5.0.661:
- solved the vulnerability related to license files (Secunia Advisory SA41109)
- solved a UI crash condition during File system shield detections
- solved a problem with scanning of files with very long path names
- fixed the updater in East-Asian versions of avast running with Windows set to a different locale
- added Urdu language pack

And in 5.0.668:
- solved the pesky memory leak introduced in v5.0.661
- a few cosmetic fixes in the UI
- improvements in the avast sandbox
- improvements in the Outlook antispam plugin (it would be helpful if users of the avast Internet Security could test this one).

And in 5.0.673:
- more improvements in the avast sandbox
- few fixes in the new language modules
- Firewall: improvement in the path name matching (now handling correctly symbolic links etc)
- added trimming of setup.log
- a stability improvement in the avast service

New pre-release build of avast [NOW 5.0.673]
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