Give avast some time. After all they have a ton of mini-dumps to go through.
I'm quite sure there will be a fix soon.
Dell Inspiron, Win7x64 SP1, Pentium Dual-Core, 6 GB Ram, Avast Free 2014.9.0.2018, Comodo Firewall 5.12 w/D+, MalwareBytes Premium 2.0, MCShield, Super Anti-Spyware Free, SpywareBlaster, Bitdefender TrafficLight, OpenDNS Premium, Keyscrambler Personal, PrivDog. CCleaner, Greenshot, Firefox (latest build) and, Google Chrome (latest build).
When you do something, do it with a purpose and do it on purpose.