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    You're welcome. :)
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  2. Posts : 17,545
    Windows 10 Pro x64 EN-GB

    Kari said:
    Just what I was asking. With Norton I´ve been used to let it do the job alone. No other mal/spyware software, no Defender. I just didn´t know what to do if I change to Avast.

    Thanks, I think I´ll try it.
    Not yet. I decided to try MSE, Microsoft Security Essentials mainly because I´ve lately changed my mind about Microsoft. I am one of those users been years hovering between Windows and Linux and very sceptical towards all MS-products. I´m a bit ashamed to admit late 90´s I contributed some opinions to legendary website f**, later known as

    With Vista Ultimate and now this fine peace of UI they call Windows 7, my trust and liking are growing. I am not a rocket scientist so in my (small) brain I figured out Microsoft knows Windows and threats against it better than the others, so why not give them a try.

    A bit funny, really, how my opinion has ghanged since early 2007 and Vista: I´m now more accustomed to use Windows than my "early love" Linux or VAX/VMS which we still used when I studied. I gave OpenOffice away and first time installed MS Office Pro about half a year ago, and today I ended a more than a decade old relationship with Norton.

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  3. Posts : 18,404
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

    Avast Version 4.8.1351 available

    Version 4.8.1351

    August 17, 2009

    • improvements in some unpackers (WinExec, Installers, Droppers)
    • various fixes and improvements in the scanning engine
    • Standard Shield: stability improvements in the kernel-mode drivers
    • preparations for smoother migration to v5 (when it's released)
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    Thank you Aaron. First post has been updated. :)
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    Windows 7 RTM (My daddy installed it for me)

    Thankyou Aaron i'll let my dad know
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  6. Posts : 71,551
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    Avast 5.0.70 Beta version released. See first post for details. :)

    Last edited by Brink; 28 Aug 2009 at 01:10.
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    Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

    I still hate the fact that they don't have a complete 64bit package. Although, Avast 5 works great on 64bit Windows 7, but in taskmgr, it still shows AvastSvc.exe *32.
    BTW, avast 5 looks great so far.

    Edit: Action Center is unable to identify avast. LOL.
    Last edited by Dinesh; 20 Aug 2009 at 13:48.
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  8. Posts : 8,476
    Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

    Some screenshots of Avast 5 Beta.

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  9. Posts : 18,404
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

    Beta [5.0.89] New beta is out... just update.

    I think if you have the Beta 5.0.70, you can update it to .89 from that. Otherwise, you could get 5.0.89 from here - avast! Home Free Download and Reviews - Fileforum

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    Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)

    They say that its recommended to uninstall the previous version and install the new one.
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