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Title: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: MartinZ on July 10, 2015, 04:00:52 PM
Hi all,

New beta version (release candidate) is out: AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (build number 2015.10.3.2223)

Changes from RC1:

Changes from Beta 3:

Changes from Beta 2:

Changes from Beta 1:

Windows XP users: Please add this to registry and restart PC.
It will help us to better identify some crashes:
http://public.avast.com/mkt/beta/fullmemdump.zip

Changes from public version:

Known issues:


Please test the following scenarios:

1. Run Cleanup either via Scan->Scan for performance issues or via Smart Scan, clean your HDD, optimize registry
2. Try to run Cleanup on machines where GrimeFighter couldn't run in past
3. Install Avast on the latest public build of Windows 10
4. Install Avast on machine where is already running some other antivirus - you should get some warning during installation
5. Run Smart scan on machine with more antiviruses, smart scan should show you some compatibility warning with offer to remove the other AV (currently we detect just some AVs). If detected try to uninstall them.
6. Try browsing on https sites on machines with Windows XP or Vista
7.  Play with it as much as you can and please report any problems you find ;-)

How to install:

1. If you have installed some beta version before you can update it to this latest version via Settings->Update->Program.

2. Or you can download and install from here:

http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup.exe

http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup.exe

http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup.exe

http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup.exe


How to provide feedback
Please for specific issues set a new topic in the Beta section (https://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=15.0). For general open discussion feel free to use this thread.

Avast cleaner:
http://files.avast.com/beta9x/avastclear.exe

It should be possible to install this version on top of your existing avast! installation (all settings should be preserved).

To report BSODs, crashes or any other none trivial problems please use new SupportPackage generating tool.
- http://utils.support.tools.avast.com/tools/support/utils/avastsupport.exe

Instructions how to use it can be easily found:
- https://www.avast.com/en-us/faq.php?article=AVKB33#artTitle



We are looking forward for your feedback!

Thank you
Avast team
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: Shinoa Hiiragi on July 10, 2015, 04:44:32 PM
Updated from RC1 using built-in program update. How can I make sure that my Avast! free instance is not broken? From my perspective, everything looks ok, but I would like to confirm it somehow.  :)
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: DavidR on July 10, 2015, 04:47:44 PM
Updating from 10.3.2222 UI - about to restart.
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: Rednose on July 10, 2015, 04:54:02 PM
Updated from the UI, and rebooted :)

Greetz, Red


( Just back from a 10 days roadtrip. That is why I was not active on the forum )
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: jrace on July 10, 2015, 06:11:35 PM
Updated for win7 and win10 (10166) from UI.
In a first fast check after reboot it's working flawlessly on both systems including "Sandbox" and "Safe Zone".
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: HDW38 on July 10, 2015, 06:31:43 PM

Updated from RC1 automatically!
 :)
HDW
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: YLAP on July 10, 2015, 07:24:06 PM
Changes from RC1:
  • Fixed confirmation window for AOS in IE

Stupid question this time :) Any tips, how AOS on IE should work? Got the confirmation window, approved the plugin and nothing happened :D
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: giogio on July 10, 2015, 07:26:54 PM
Changes from RC1:
  • Fixed confirmation window for AOS in IE

Stupid question this time :) Any tips, how AOS on IE should work? Got the confirmation window, approved the plugin and nothing happened :D
Yes...https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=173334.msg1231692#msg1231692
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: Charyb on July 10, 2015, 11:47:48 PM
I haven't read too much about HIPS in the later betas. Is it fully functional and working as expected?
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: Cast on July 11, 2015, 08:38:01 AM
I haven't read too much about HIPS in the later betas.
Maybe because weve gotten little word about what its function is supposed to be and have had to assume that its like the behavorial shield that used to be implemented in previous. Besides a few posts about certain things blocked that is but still nothing has been said unless you avangelists or higher know something the rest of us dont.
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: Asyn on July 11, 2015, 10:20:27 AM
I haven't read too much about HIPS in the later betas. Is it fully functional and working as expected?
See: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=172634.0 (@Cast: Sorry, restricted section.)
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: essexboy on July 11, 2015, 11:54:49 AM
Boring... No problems

Win 8.1 x64, IE11
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: HDW38 on July 11, 2015, 05:15:09 PM
Boring... No problems

Win 8.1 x64, IE11

You said it!
 ;D
HDW
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: ivoloos on July 11, 2015, 07:48:08 PM
Way to go you guys.
Quite surprised by the update to RC2 as it came a little unexpected (firstly didn't get what happened, then realised RC1 was updated to RC2)

Had experienced the firewall bug in Windows 10

But RC2... it's \o/ so far ;)
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: SpeedyPC on July 12, 2015, 08:02:48 AM
Boring... No problems

Win 8.1 x64, IE11

OT:- Go and have a Beer essexboy and cheer up ;) and I'm sure you might find something inside Avast 2015 R3 RC2
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: HDW38 on July 12, 2015, 11:38:28 AM
Boring... No problems


Did you try 'SmartScan' or 'Cleanup'? I did under W8.1 32-Bit! See screenshot, 'Cleanup' didn't work! But it's still a BETA!
 ;)
HDW
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: essexboy on July 12, 2015, 12:15:15 PM
Aye cleanup now charges so I removed that bit :)

Smartscan works, the only scan not tried is boot scan 
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: HDW38 on July 13, 2015, 08:01:11 PM

Thx, essexboy.
Title: Re: NEW AVAST 2015 R3 RC2 (2015.10.3.2223)
Post by: Dwarden on July 14, 2015, 03:28:56 AM
well I still can on Windows XP replicate the issue with Avast! preventing OS startup

the only solution is to to get rid of C:\windows\drivers\aswSnx.sys

IMHO the Avast Sandbox driver is colliding with Kerio Firewall drivers but I'm not sure