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jadinolf
I love you Fred
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Ojai, CA
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New version of avast! released

Sorry- got a problem here

Check the avast! forum for links


HA Nut
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join:2004-05-13
USA

1 recommendation

At this exact moment in time (Wed afternoon 27 Feb), they are NOT pushing it out as an auto update (and I am glad!) IMO, let it settle for a few days before the grand push!


jadinolf
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OK

Sorry for the delay.

Had a problem here - not with avast!

I have it on two XP machines and it seems great. Program is avast! Internet Security..

Windows 7 is next but I am very busy right now.

Thanks for the report.
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hayc59
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1 recommendation

reply to jadinolf
J thanks but where on the forum are they reporting a new version?


jadinolf
I love you Fred
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Wait until tomorrow moning bro.

Looks like something else is up.
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Tyreman

join:2002-10-08
Canada
reply to jadinolf
Running New version here now.
We'll see how it goes
Okay so far
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Old Computer
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join:2002-04-12
France
reply to jadinolf
Got it via internal updater: Version 8.0.142


DrHaze

join:2012-12-27
reply to jadinolf
»forum.avast.com/index.php?topic= ··· 116245.0


jadinolf
I love you Fred
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3 recommendations

reply to jadinolf
Have fun guys and gals. Read carefully during the install process so you don't end up with things you don't want.
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CCat
We're all quite mad here
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join:2005-12-06
Wonderland
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Reviews:
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1 recommendation

reply to jadinolf
Well I gave it a try...

1st - It would not install via the internal updater. Got past the reboot and there was no Avast to be found. Rebooted again and still nothing, it never completed the install.

2nd - Imaged my drive back and uninstalled Avast 7 via remove programs.

3rd - Installed Avast 8 from a download. It installed OK and seemed to be running all right (at first). My system slowed way down. Some programs were taking 10X the time to load, some would not even load. Internet was affected also, slow at times, then ok, then slow, then ok, etc.

4th - Imaged my drive back again to Avast 7 and everything is working fine now. I believe this program needs some serious tweaking before I'll try it again.

BTW, these were the Pro versions.
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onDvine
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So. CA, USA
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1 recommendation

Thanks for sharing. I'll wait a bit to upgrade.


MarkAW
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Canada
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1 recommendation

reply to jadinolf
Got it via internal update and runs fine on my Win 7 Pro (avast pro) and Ultimate (avast free).


ZZZZZZZ
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·Vonage
reply to jadinolf
Running the free version with no problems,on my W2K,WXP and W7 drives.

Disabled the Cloud service just to see if there was any difference.......doesn't seem to be.

My only gripe is that I'm curious to know why an AVP has to have an option to be a software updater?

Why get so bloated with extra crap.................just keep it as it is.
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jadinolf
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said by ZZZZZZZ:

Running the free version with no problems,on my W2K,WXP and W7 drives.

Disabled the Cloud service just to see if there was any difference.......doesn't seem to be.

My only gripe is that I'm curious to know why an AVP has to have an option to be a software updater?

Why get so bloated with extra crap.................just keep it as it is.

So true and I only use a smidge of it on my computers but all of the extra stuff doesn't appear to affect it's performance.
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Tyreman

join:2002-10-08
Canada
reply to jadinolf
Update:

Been running it now for a few days with no issues what so ever on Win 7 Pro 64 bit
Amazing really
As it was an upgrade over existing
Don't know why the extra stuff was needed like software updater, firewall(didn't click on that probably a pay for model)
All in all I am satisfied user
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jadinolf
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said by Tyreman:

Update:

Been running it now for a few days with no issues what so ever on Win 7 Pro 64 bit
Amazing really
As it was an upgrade over existing
Don't know why the extra stuff was needed like software updater, firewall(didn't click on that probably a pay for model)
All in all I am satisfied user

Same here. I have 2 Windows 7 computers, 2 Windows XP SP3 computers and one Vista laptop - all with the paid version and all are trouble free.

Gives me a warm and fuzzy feeling.
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art22gg
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1 recommendation

reply to jadinolf
NOW updated to version...8.0.1483!!!

Change log...

Fixed issue with ZoneAlarm
• Fixed issue with constant CPU frequency
• Fixed issue with video players
• Fixed issue with Virtual PC
• Added some localizations

»forum.avast.com/index.php?topic= ··· 117113.0


jadinolf
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said by art22gg:

NOW updated to version...8.0.1483!!!

Change log...

Fixed issue with ZoneAlarm
• Fixed issue with constant CPU frequency
• Fixed issue with video players
• Fixed issue with Virtual PC
• Added some localizations

»forum.avast.com/index.php?topic= ··· 117113.0

Thanks Art
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Tyreman

join:2002-10-08
Canada

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reply to jadinolf
Yes got the new program version here as well
installed rebooted and all is well so far.

So is the firewall included in this free version of Avast free or pay for when you click on it

Yes firewall is pay for.

edit: 03/09/13
AV working very well so far, haven't noticed any real issues other than slightly different interface.
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ZZZZZZZ
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reply to jadinolf
Click for full size
There are a few more offers/crap you can block from a firewall,as well.
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