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Consumer Products => Avast Free Antivirus / Premium Security (legacy Pro Antivirus, Internet Security, Premier) => Topic started by: B00ze on October 18, 2016, 04:53:16 AM

Title: [Rescue Disk] Support WinPE 5.0 (e.g. Windows 8.1 based ADK)
Post by: B00ze on October 18, 2016, 04:53:16 AM
Good day.

I'm having an issue with Avast creating the rescue disk - It absolutely *needs* WinPE 4.0, which is impossible for me, since I install WinPE 5.0 for myself on the PC and the installer removes WinPE 4.0. I am asking Avast to support WinPE 5.0 some time in the future please.

Here is the story of all my testing:


It seems there is some "legacy" code in Avast : If it cannot find WinPE 4.0 but finds WAIK, it uses the later to create the rescue disk. Unfortunately, the WAIK disk fails, it boots-up to the desktop but no command prompt appears to run Avast itself and it reboots 15 seconds later. I realize the number of people who actually install WinPE (WAIK/ADK) for themselves is small, but it would be nice if Avast was working for these people (me).

Thank you.
Best Regards,
Title: Re: [Rescue Disk] Support WinPE 5.0 (e.g. Windows 8.1 based ADK)
Post by: B00ze on April 14, 2017, 04:12:52 AM
This has been fixed in the latest/newer Avast, Thank you!