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Title: [2306] Threat Protection Dialog Opinion
Post by: Patrick2 on August 09, 2017, 04:05:23 PM
Hi There

Trying out 2306 beta on my Windows 7 SP1 System and my Windows 10 Pro system,  Pro shows the dialogs properly and i'll say for sure don't like them centering in the middle of the screen for web shield, file shield, and behavior shield.  What was wrong with the old way of doing it?  Is this a change to be more align with AVG or a change for change sake?


Title: Re: [2306] Threat Protection Dialog Opinion
Post by: RejZoR on August 10, 2017, 06:22:51 PM
I also don't like these. Why can't it be a popup like it was till now with button "More info" and that would bring up this masive popup in the middle of the screen. These popups that appear under user mouse cursor are nightmare because they tend to appear just when you want to click something and it just always happens that you nail some button on it.

Also, AV is there to protect you, not to steal focus from what you're doing. Which is why I think this new direction with these super massive popups centered on the desktop is a bad idea.
Title: Re: [2306] Threat Protection Dialog Opinion
Post by: Patrick2 on August 10, 2017, 06:24:15 PM
Yes thinks it's a very bad idea, for experienced users just a big annoyance, but for non experienced family members major pain in the rear, will be explaining to them all the time what to do, Family members clicking wrong things, major nightmare that is coming I feel

Title: Re: [2306] Threat Protection Dialog Opinion
Post by: bob3160 on August 10, 2017, 09:43:32 PM
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Also, AV is there to protect you, not to steal focus from what you're doing. Which is why I think this new direction with these super massive popups centered on the desktop is a bad idea.
That's one of the reasons people fled from AVG some time ago and came over to Avast.  8)
Title: Re: [2306] Threat Protection Dialog Opinion
Post by: DavidR on August 10, 2017, 09:59:42 PM
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Also, AV is there to protect you, not to steal focus from what you're doing. Which is why I think this new direction with these super massive popups centered on the desktop is a bad idea.
That's one of the reasons people fled from AVG some time ago and came over to Avast.  8)

And then Avast bought AVG and now we are seeing AVG stuff and AVG appear to be taking over Avast. The lack of input from the avast team in the forums seems to be going the way of the AVG forum of old.
Title: Re: [2306] Threat Protection Dialog Opinion
Post by: Patrick2 on August 12, 2017, 04:01:02 AM
And with No Response from Avast Team Members regarding these new threat alerts, Not sure what to do at this point,  Liked Avast Free all these years, trust it, doesn't affect system performance,  While in my Windows 10 Pro systems here I got the option of Defender, but not sure I fully trust that,  Might come down to just putting up with those darn Threat Alerts in the end.   

But still thinking at this point, and such
Title: Re: [2306] Threat Protection Dialog Opinion
Post by: Lisandro on August 13, 2017, 09:26:39 PM
And with No Response from Avast Team Members regarding these new threat alerts, Not sure what to do at this point,  Liked Avast Free all these years, trust it, doesn't affect system performance,  While in my Windows 10 Pro systems here I got the option of Defender, but not sure I fully trust that,  Might come down to just putting up with those darn Threat Alerts in the end.   

But still thinking at this point, and such

Problem was escalated to developers. It`s weekend. It`s also vacation period. Please, wait until we get an answer.
Title: Re: [2306] Threat Protection Dialog Opinion
Post by: Patrick2 on August 13, 2017, 09:27:39 PM
Ok will Wait for an answer, and go from there at the point.  Or just learn to live with the new alerts if have to, but for now waits for answer

Title: Re: [2306] Threat Protection Dialog Opinion
Post by: Lisandro on August 13, 2017, 09:45:19 PM
Ok will Wait for an answer, and go from there at the point.  Or just learn to live with the new alerts if have to, but for now waits for answer
Thanks for your patience and understanding.
Title: Re: [2306] Threat Protection Dialog Opinion
Post by: Ikonn on August 19, 2017, 03:03:42 AM
Hello a new Beta came out today and notice this is still there is this something they are going to fix or is it time to jump ship ? These boxes in the middle are just to intrusive.