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Title: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Vlk on April 16, 2011, 08:50:21 PM
The update has now been officially released as version 6.0.1091.
See here for details: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=76488
Thanks to everyone who helped testing.


Hi everyone,

here I am again. (I know, I know, it's been a while... :))

We will soon be releasing a new program update of avast; and as usual, we're making it available for public testing a few days before the official release.
Edit: now updated to build 6.0.1086.

This is hopefully going to be a smooth service release, designed to fix some of the issues of the original v6.0.1000 build.

Here's the list of the most important changes:
- solved an incompatibility with ZoneAlarm (WinXP)
- improved installation of the WebRep plugins (especially Firefox)
- solved a crash condition in the avast sandbox
- setup programs now smaller by ~20%
- Community features and the Welcome screen can now be turned on/off directly from program settings
- solved an incompatibility with Outpost firewall
- solved a bug related to the AutoSandbox offer (WinXP)
- gadget can now be removed by simply closing it
- new setup icons

New in v6.0.1027:
- attempt to fix new compatibility problems with GameGuard and sXe _rootkits_
- SafeZone improvements
- localization updates (including WebRep)
- improved sandbox logging)
- SafeZone is now a standalone setup package (can be installed/uninstalled separately)

New in v6.0.1035:
- solved Firefox WebRep plugin on non-English Windows
- solved a few incompatibility problems in BehavShield (e.g. TeraCopy)
- improvements in password processing
- improvements in the program uninstaller
- sandbox improvements
- fixed various UI issues introduced in the previous pre-release build

New in v6.0.1044:
- solved a memory leak in the avast gadget
- solved a few things in WebRep
- autosandbox-related fixes
- WinXP: File System Shield not doing repetitive scans anymore
- improvements in SafeZone isolation
- improvements in the avast! sandbox (better TDL shielding etc)
- localization updates

And new in v6.0.1086:
- more fixes in the AutoSandbox processing
- added Chrome WebRep plugin
- optimizations in the File System Shield's transient cache
- various stability/compatibility improvements

Download links:
snip
You can either install from scratch, or over an existing installation of avast (any version). Users of the previous pre-release builds (6.0.1021, 6.0.1027, 6.0.1035, 6.0.1044) can also use the built-in program updater.

Thanks
Vlk
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dieselman on April 16, 2011, 08:55:09 PM
I just updated via the GUI. Rebooting.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: DBone on April 16, 2011, 08:59:12 PM
Same here, will test Chrome Web Rep
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: superhumanbean on April 16, 2011, 09:05:09 PM
Updated using the built-in program updater. No problems so far.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: DBone on April 16, 2011, 09:09:30 PM
Chrome WebRep extension working fine here, as is entire program.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: avragorn on April 16, 2011, 09:15:26 PM
Did you resolve the problem with Windows Media Player that becomes red ? Because it comes from AVAST 6, when I uninstalled AVAST 6, Windows Media Player went to its normal colour.
And I had a problem with the search function of windows explorer : when I opened the search page, it staid blank.
I noticed another problem that was with all AVAST : it makes YouTube slow. The video "buffering" is slow and when the video is playing, it stops 5 - 10 seconds later. With KASPERSKY, the videos play perfectly. I am sure of that because I have a high connection 10 mb since november 2008 so I can watch youtube videos since this date ... and I already had AVAST and since november 2008, so since I can watch youtube videos there are problems when playing Youtube videos. And there are no problems with KASPERSKY now.
To be honnest, because of all these problems I uninstalled AVAST and I installed KASPERSKY but KASPERSKY is too heavy for my computer. So if all the problems with AVAST 6 could be resolved, it would be great. I didn't buy any licence for KASPERSKY yet, there are 27 days remaining before the free version stops, so it would be great if the problems could be resolved :)
I wanted to install AVAST 5 again, but I don't have the installer anymore and there will be certainly no infections updates anymore very soon.
Thank you very much in anticipation :)

configuration : windows XP 2002 version SP3 - 2.17 GHz - 1.00 Gb RAM.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: sded on April 16, 2011, 09:18:13 PM
Updated via GUI.  No problems so far; Chrome WebRep displays as expected.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: DavidR on April 16, 2011, 09:41:18 PM
Update from 6.0.1044 UI on XP Pro and win7 x86 and rebooted, no issues in the update or reboot.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 16, 2011, 09:54:28 PM
yeah not much to say except that webrep (for those interested) runs fine in Chrome. Nice thing in Chrome is that you can disable add-ons on the fly ;D .
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: [HUN]kranazoli on April 16, 2011, 09:55:32 PM
Hi there!

Updateted from GUI. (6.0.1044)
I had only one small bug with this early release. WebRep modul vs. Google search bug. (I mean green icon; refresh)

Now, working well.

Bye and really thanks this release!
Cool! ;)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 16, 2011, 10:00:07 PM
oups minor issue with WebRep in Chrome (dev 12.0.733.0). Thought it was just the first launch but that happens again: WebRep remains inactive (grey) when first web page displayed in Chrome at startup; reloading the page (or launching any new page) activates WebRep. Then webrep keeps working for the whole session. As said that's reproducible.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: 12-es_csaj on April 16, 2011, 10:07:27 PM
Does it solve the WebRep + Gmail + FF4 bug that cause an additional "sign" after the outcoming mails?
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Silk0 on April 16, 2011, 10:13:09 PM
Does it solve the WebRep + Gmail + FF4 bug that cause an additional "sign" after the outcoming mails?

You only know if you try it. ;)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: schmidthouse on April 16, 2011, 10:14:31 PM
Yeh, smooth update on XP's via Gui.(From 1044-1086)
What else is new. ;)
Thanks 8)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: danny96 on April 16, 2011, 10:18:39 PM
Downloaded, installed. I'll try It tommorow...
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Rednose on April 16, 2011, 10:32:36 PM
I am not at home :'( :'( :'(

Greetz, Red.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Para-Noid on April 16, 2011, 10:35:48 PM
Sorry to hear that Red.  :'(
I have had absolutely no problems since 5.1. :)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: jrace on April 16, 2011, 10:37:03 PM
Updated via UI, restarted and it's running smooth like silk.
So far for my system no problem at all.
Will do some more intensive tests tomorrow, but I really do not expect any bad things. On the first glance the snags I had are all solved in .1086  :) :-* ;)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 16, 2011, 10:48:12 PM
I am not at home :'( :'( :'(

Greetz, Red.

that's all you're missing ;)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 16, 2011, 10:50:44 PM
as to the bug I reported here about webrep in Chrome:
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=76349.msg631966#msg631966

...sounds like Chrome "stable" is not affected. Could also be one of my extensions conflicting... I'll troubleshoot that later.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: DBone on April 16, 2011, 10:56:24 PM
I'm using chrome stable 10.0.648.205 with AdBlock as the only other extension, and WebRep works great. No issues at all.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Coolmario88 on April 16, 2011, 10:57:35 PM
Updated.. No Problems with the IE version of WebRep or any thing else... (Then Again Avast Never Seems To Cause A Problem On my Computer ;D )
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: pk on April 16, 2011, 10:58:39 PM
Did you resolve the problem with Windows Media Player that becomes red ? Because it comes from AVAST 6, when I uninstalled AVAST 6, Windows Media Player went to its normal colour.

@avragorn: red? could you please post a screenshot? thx
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 16, 2011, 10:59:42 PM
... yeah it's not my extensions, I disabled what could have conflicted, and I still get the same behavior with WebRep in Chrome dev... so this must be a -minor- issue with this build.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Lisandro on April 16, 2011, 11:02:47 PM
Downloaded, installed. I'll try It tommorow...
The same :)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: pcclean3453 on April 16, 2011, 11:06:39 PM
Is this a free or paid version?
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: freeforever03 on April 16, 2011, 11:08:42 PM
I just upgraded from 1044 to 1086 on Windows 7 (X86). So far no problems.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Mi Ka El on April 16, 2011, 11:10:23 PM
Is this a free or paid version?

Both!?
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: essexboy on April 16, 2011, 11:20:46 PM
Again no apparent problems win 7 sp 1 64bit
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dieselman on April 16, 2011, 11:51:17 PM
Is this a free or paid version?

All 3 versions as stated in the first post.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: YoKenny on April 16, 2011, 11:58:03 PM
Is this a free or paid version?
From Vlk's post
Quote
Download links:
Free AV: http://files.avast.com/files/beta/6.0.1086/setup_av_free.exe
Pro AV: http://files.avast.com/files/beta/6.0.1086/setup_av_pro.exe
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Gopher John on April 17, 2011, 12:01:01 AM
Updated from 6.0.1044 to 6.0.1086 via AvastUI.  Ran a Quick Scan.  Everything seems fine.  WebRep now doesn't have to be refreshed to show ratings on a Google search results page.  On 6.0.1044, I often had to hit reload in Firefox.

Congrats to Avast on update.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: avragorn on April 17, 2011, 12:28:29 AM
Did you resolve the problem with Windows Media Player that becomes red ? Because it comes from AVAST 6, when I uninstalled AVAST 6, Windows Media Player went to its normal colour.

@avragorn: red? could you please post a screenshot? thx

Well, I don't have AVAST anymore (I wait that the problems be resolved), but someone posted a screenshot here, because many users have the problems :


 
(http://img293.imagevenue.com/loc104/th_299153193_wmp11withavast6_122_104lo.jpg) (http://img293.imagevenue.com/img.php?image=299153193_wmp11withavast6_122_104lo.jpg)
     
     ^ click to enlarge ^

And I don't know if it is possible, but if you could optimize AVAST to make Youtube work better ... As I wrote, since a few days, since I have KASPERSKY (the trial version) Youtube works much better, the video buffering goes faster and the videos don't stop during they are playing. But since I can watch videos on youtube (since november 2008) I had problems when playing videos on Youtube, the videos often stopped for buffering .... and I had AVAST since 2007. So I think there is something in AVAST that makes youtube (and dailymotion) slow.

And it would be great to resolve the problem with Windows Media Player becoming red :) If you read the threads the users post here, many users have the problem and think that the AVAST staff doesn't work on it :(

Thank you very much :)

- avra -

   
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: dagrev on April 17, 2011, 12:30:25 AM
Updated from 6.0.1044 to 6.0.1086 via AvastUI.  Ran a Quick Scan.  Everything seems fine.  WebRep now doesn't have to be refreshed to show ratings on a Google search results page.  On 6.0.1044, I often had to hit reload in Firefox.

Congrats to Avast on update.

+1 What he said!

Time for Avast itself to load was 36 seconds (It has been taking up to 126 seconds to load).  Hopefully this will remain fast.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: YoKenny on April 17, 2011, 12:37:30 AM

And I don't know if it is possible, but if you could optimize AVAST to make Youtube work better ... As I wrote, since a few days, since I have KASPERSKY (the trial version) Youtube works much better, the video buffering goes faster and the videos don't stop during they are playing. But since I can watch videos on youtube (since november 2008) I had problems when playing videos on Youtube, the videos often stopped for buffering .... and I had AVAST since 2007. So I think there is something in AVAST that makes youtube (and dailymotion) slow.

And it would be great to resolve the problem with Windows Media Player becoming red :) If you read the threads the users post here, many users have the problem and think that the AVAST staff doesn't work on it :(
You do not indicate if you are running XP, Vista or Windows 7.

There is no problem on my XP Pro nor my Windows 7 systems.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: avragorn on April 17, 2011, 12:39:44 AM

And I don't know if it is possible, but if you could optimize AVAST to make Youtube work better ... As I wrote, since a few days, since I have KASPERSKY (the trial version) Youtube works much better, the video buffering goes faster and the videos don't stop during they are playing. But since I can watch videos on youtube (since november 2008) I had problems when playing videos on Youtube, the videos often stopped for buffering .... and I had AVAST since 2007. So I think there is something in AVAST that makes youtube (and dailymotion) slow.

And it would be great to resolve the problem with Windows Media Player becoming red :) If you read the threads the users post here, many users have the problem and think that the AVAST staff doesn't work on it :(
You do not indicate if you are running XP, Vista or Windows 7.

There is no problem on my XP Pro nor my Windows 7 systems.

I am sorry ... I wrote it in a previous post ...
I use Windows XP SP3 - 2.17 GHz - 1 Gb RAM.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: YoKenny on April 17, 2011, 12:50:21 AM
I am sorry ... I wrote it in a previous post ...
I use Windows XP SP3 - 2.17 GHz - 1 Gb RAM.
XP Home or Pro. ???

It also depends on your Windows customization and Windows Media Player version.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/desktop/halflife2.mspx
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Zyndstoff (aka Steven Gail) on April 17, 2011, 01:05:07 AM
Update via GUI worked smooth.
No apparent problems so far.

Good night everybody.  8)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: cadremis on April 17, 2011, 01:07:52 AM
Just updated here in Windows a few minutes ago and no issues so far...rm
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dch48 on April 17, 2011, 01:08:05 AM
Updated through the GUI and no problems so far. I'm also on XP SP3 with WMP11 and I have never seen it turn red like that.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Lisandro on April 17, 2011, 01:11:25 AM
No problems while updating and booting. Working normally.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: avragorn on April 17, 2011, 01:17:53 AM
I am sorry ... I wrote it in a previous post ...
I use Windows XP SP3 - 2.17 GHz - 1 Gb RAM.
XP Home or Pro. ???

It also depends on your Windows customization and Windows Media Player version.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/desktop/halflife2.mspx

Sorry again, I have windows XP home SP3 ... and Windows Media Player 11, with the normal skin, I never changed it (I don't find the folder where it has been downloaded !!! - the folder "windows media player" has only an older version of WMP from 2004  ???

You should work too on the problems with false positives ... Av-comparatives doesn't put AVAST in the best antiviruses because of that : http://www.av-comparatives.org/images/stories/test/ondret/avc_od_feb2011.pdf
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: XP. on April 17, 2011, 01:23:23 AM
Windows XP and Seven x86 systems, all work good and i can use sXe Injected thank you  :D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: pk on April 17, 2011, 01:25:34 AM
Windows XP and Seven x86 systems, all work good and i can use sXe Injected thank you  :D

glad to hear that ;D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Erixx on April 17, 2011, 01:32:09 AM
Welcome
To be updated on 6.0.1086 avast cent from GUI? Or can only be to download the installer package to start 6.0.1086 and then choose the upgrade? It would be important in order to improve the ZoneAlarm always treasure because it freezes the whole system sb.bin
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Zyndstoff (aka Steven Gail) on April 17, 2011, 01:32:56 AM
There's a little thing in the Free version, I wanted to post that on the last pre, but I somehow forgot.

The "Avast News Service" on the bottom of Summary / current Status page seems to be somewhat outdated. It is still announcing WebRep for the upcoming version 6...  ;D

Can't you feed it with some other news that are really new?

And yes: I know it's not a bug in the program. But if you have something like a "news-feed" it should at least not show something that isn't new anymore - in this case it's even history.  8)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Zyndstoff (aka Steven Gail) on April 17, 2011, 01:35:33 AM
Welcome
To be updated on 6.0.1086 avast cent from GUI? Or can only be to download the installer package to start 6.0.1086 and then choose the upgrade? It would be important in order to improve the ZoneAlarm always treasure because it freezes the whole system sb.bin

If you run the 6.0.10XX, you can update via GUI.
6.0.1000 and smaller, you have to install via downloaded installer file or wait until release.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: NON on April 17, 2011, 01:38:01 AM
Thanks for the new beta! Now updating... 8)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dch48 on April 17, 2011, 01:38:35 AM
I am sorry ... I wrote it in a previous post ...
I use Windows XP SP3 - 2.17 GHz - 1 Gb RAM.
XP Home or Pro. ???

It also depends on your Windows customization and Windows Media Player version.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/desktop/halflife2.mspx
Sorry again, I have windows XP home SP3 ... and Windows Media Player 11, with the normal skin, I never changed it (I don't find the folder where it has been downloaded !!! - the folder "windows media player" has only an older version of WMP from 2004  ???

You should work too on the problems with false positives ... Av-comparatives doesn't put AVAST in the best antiviruses because of that : http://www.av-comparatives.org/images/stories/test/ondret/avc_od_feb2011.pdf
The Windows Media Player folder in Program Files should contain all of the files for WMP11. If it doesn't, that's probably why you're having problems.

As to the false positives, Avast has always been one of the leaders in having the least. It has beaten Avira in that regard in every report I have seen. That report you linked is strange because I've never heard or seen any testing organization criticize Avast! for having FP's.

Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Erixx on April 17, 2011, 01:39:27 AM
Welcome
To be updated on 6.0.1086 avast cent from GUI? Or can only be to download the installer package to start 6.0.1086 and then choose the upgrade? It would be important in order to improve the ZoneAlarm always treasure because it freezes the whole system sb.bin

If you run the 6.0.10XX, you can update via GUI.
6.0.1000 and smaller, you have to install via downloaded installer file or wait until release.
6.0.1000 when it was going to run the GUI to update the program, nothing happens. Or download the FREE installer which is linked to the first post and then run the installer if the update go?
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: DavidR on April 17, 2011, 01:39:44 AM
There's a little thing in the Free version, I wanted to post that on the last pre, but I somehow forgot.

The "Avast News Service" on the bottom of Summary / current Status page seems to be somewhat outdated. It is still announcing WebRep for the upcoming version 6...  ;D
<snip>

Well I have got a later avast! news item in English, so I guess it is down to the translators to pull their finger out ;D

But you have got a 57% discount and I only have 40%  :(, so which would you rather have ;D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dch48 on April 17, 2011, 01:43:21 AM
This is what mine shows:
Title: WebRep glitch - German Version
Post by: Zyndstoff (aka Steven Gail) on April 17, 2011, 01:45:23 AM
Theres a glitch in the german WebRep rating pop-up.
Seems the dedicated area is too small, so something is either cut off at the top or at the bottom (the contents moves up and down in the window when you run the mouse vertically over the pop up).

This is due to the translation of the last point "WAREZ / ILLEGALE INHALTE" - change it to "WAREZ / ILLEGALES" pls. and all's well.  ;D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Erixx on April 17, 2011, 01:48:12 AM
Please help me to update from 6.0.1086 to 6.0.1000 via GUI? I go to him in vain to update the program nothing happens, it says the latest is installed.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Zyndstoff (aka Steven Gail) on April 17, 2011, 01:49:35 AM
Please help me to update from 6.0.1086 to 6.0.1000 via GUI? I go to him in vain to update the program nothing happens, it says the latest is installed.

YOU CAN NOT UPDATE FROM 6.0.1000 VIA GUI!


I already said that...
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dch48 on April 17, 2011, 01:52:15 AM
Please help me to update from 6.0.1086 to 6.0.1000 via GUI? I go to him in vain to update the program nothing happens, it says the latest is installed.
You can't update from 6.0.1000 from the GUI. 6.0.1000 is a release version and only allows you to upgrade to another release version. 6.0.1086 is a pre-release version, or in other words, a beta. 6.0.1000 is the latest release version available. To get 6.0.1086, you will have to download the installer and then just run it over the top of 6.0.1000. That should work fine.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Erixx on April 17, 2011, 01:54:33 AM
Please help me to update from 6.0.1086 to 6.0.1000 via GUI? I go to him in vain to update the program nothing happens, it says the latest is installed.

YOU CAN NOT UPDATE FROM 6.0.1000 VIA GUI!


I already said that...
Excuse me just badly translated by google. You can download the first linked post 6.0.1086 and when I run the free update elected?
6.0.1000, is currently installed.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Zyndstoff (aka Steven Gail) on April 17, 2011, 01:55:42 AM
Click on "Free" in my signature.
Download & Install.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: avragorn on April 17, 2011, 02:12:33 AM
I am sorry ... I wrote it in a previous post ...
I use Windows XP SP3 - 2.17 GHz - 1 Gb RAM.
XP Home or Pro. ???

It also depends on your Windows customization and Windows Media Player version.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/downloads/desktop/halflife2.mspx
Sorry again, I have windows XP home SP3 ... and Windows Media Player 11, with the normal skin, I never changed it (I don't find the folder where it has been downloaded !!! - the folder "windows media player" has only an older version of WMP from 2004  ???

You should work too on the problems with false positives ... Av-comparatives doesn't put AVAST in the best antiviruses because of that : http://www.av-comparatives.org/images/stories/test/ondret/avc_od_feb2011.pdf
The Windows Media Player folder in Program Files should contain all of the files for WMP11. If it doesn't, that's probably why you're having problems.

As to the false positives, Avast has always been one of the leaders in having the least. It has beaten Avira in that regard in every report I have seen. That report you linked is strange because I've never heard or seen any testing organization criticize Avast! for having FP's.



Thank you,

About Windows Media Player 11 becoming red, I am not the only AVAST user who has the problem, if you read the threads posted here you will find many posts about that problem.

About FP's, I linked the most recent test made by av-comparatives last february but with AVAST 5. Maybe AVAST 6 will have better results.

edit : maybe if I go back to the latest AVAST 5 version before AVAST 6 it would better. I had no problems with AVAST 5 (except False Positives sometimes). But will the "infections updates" be available for a long time for AVAST 5 ?
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Ashish Singh on April 17, 2011, 04:26:04 AM
I thought context menu text will change to "avast! Scan" or "Scan with avast!". Hope in the new version...?
Updated via GUI and everything is fine...
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: rickz on April 17, 2011, 04:28:59 AM
I just updated ais via the GUI and everything's working OK. Thanks Avast Team!
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: CraigB on April 17, 2011, 05:11:46 AM
Ooh i was late to notice this, updated and all good  :)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: hayc59 on April 17, 2011, 05:20:49 AM
Installed and running smooth as butter, thank you vlk!!
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: MayuraDeSilva on April 17, 2011, 06:02:19 AM
Wow, I have been waiting for the Google Chrome WebRep feature & now it's available and Thank you avast! Team. Updated over previous version via GUI & it's working fine here... Thumbs up... :-)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: nmb on April 17, 2011, 06:06:00 AM
Installed from scratch. Selected not to install P2P shield, but it got installed. Had to uninstall from control panel. Previous version (1044) didn't have this problem.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: poppie on April 17, 2011, 06:31:30 AM
Everything in fine, a very smooth release!!! ;D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Vladimyr on April 17, 2011, 07:29:07 AM
Hey PK!

Red Media Player anyone?
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: danny96 on April 17, 2011, 08:06:30 AM
Hey PK!

Red Media Player anyone?
Avast! skin for WMP lol?  ;D It's like a blood!

Anyway, tested new pre-release and running smoothy! thanks
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: SafeSurf on April 17, 2011, 08:36:32 AM
Installed from scratch. Selected not to install P2P shield, but it got installed. Had to uninstall from control panel. Previous version (1044) didn't have this problem.
Did you do a Custom Install or regular install and not elect to install the P2P shield.  Custom install should have worked for you, then it lets you confirm what you are installing prior to the install.  If not, it may be a bug.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: YLAP on April 17, 2011, 08:45:22 AM
Just updated. SafeZone browser is not crashing anymore. Thanks ;)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: nmb on April 17, 2011, 08:48:38 AM
Installed from scratch. Selected not to install P2P shield, but it got installed. Had to uninstall from control panel. Previous version (1044) didn't have this problem.
Did you do a Custom Install or regular install and not elect to install the P2P shield.  Custom install should have worked for you, then it lets you confirm what you are installing prior to the install.  If not, it may be a bug.

Of course I used the custom install, or else how would I select not to install the P2P shield? ;) Will try again on my VM and see if it is reproducible.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: pudda on April 17, 2011, 09:55:53 AM
I LIKE! ;) Thanks! y are the best of de best thats it!
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: avragorn on April 17, 2011, 10:18:27 AM
Hey PK!

Red Media Player anyone?

I have to test with the new AVAST 6 build.

Thank you very much for asking :)

At first, I must uninstall Kaspersky I installed last wednesday because of the problems of AVAST 6. Kaspersky takes all the RAM :(
Title: Re: WebRep glitch - German Version
Post by: reisender on April 17, 2011, 10:26:08 AM
Theres a glitch in the german WebRep rating pop-up.
Seems the dedicated area is too small, so something is either cut off at the top or at the bottom (the contents moves up and down in the window when you run the mouse vertically over the pop up).

This is due to the translation of the last point "WAREZ / ILLEGALE INHALTE" - change it to "WAREZ / ILLEGALES" pls. and all's well.  ;D


+1

reisender
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: rnuis on April 17, 2011, 11:26:41 AM
My Spam Bar is gone in this NEW version i use outlook 2010 i've updated true the GUI , in the previous version it was there. Please help me
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: nmb on April 17, 2011, 11:28:59 AM
Installed from scratch. Selected not to install P2P shield, but it got installed. Had to uninstall from control panel. Previous version (1044) didn't have this problem.
Did you do a Custom Install or regular install and not elect to install the P2P shield.  Custom install should have worked for you, then it lets you confirm what you are installing prior to the install.  If not, it may be a bug.

Of course I used the custom install, or else how would I select not to install the P2P shield? ;) Will try again on my VM and see if it is reproducible.

Ok. This is not the case on Win XP SP3. So will have to try it on my Win7 system, again.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 17, 2011, 11:41:41 AM
I thought context menu text will change to "avast! Scan" or "Scan with avast!". Hope in the new version...?
Updated via GUI and everything is fine...

you already got an avast icon in front of the entry in the context menu, that's not enough ??? ::)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: avragorn on April 17, 2011, 11:54:28 AM
Hey PK!

Red Media Player anyone?

I installed again AVAST 6 (6.0.1086), the problem is still there :( I write again my configuration : Windows XP Home edition SP3 ; 2.17 GHz ; 1.00 Gb RAM. - Windows Media Player 11, with the default skin.

Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Asyn on April 17, 2011, 11:58:05 AM
Hey PK!

Red Media Player anyone?

I installed again AVAST 6 (6.0.1086), the problem is still there :( I write again my configuration : Windows XP Home edition SP3 ; 2.17 GHz ; 1.00 Gb RAM. - Windows Media Player 11, with the default skin.

Easiest solution: Use VLC. ;)
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 17, 2011, 12:09:45 PM
Hey PK!

Red Media Player anyone?

I installed again AVAST 6 (6.0.1086), the problem is still there :( I write again my configuration : Windows XP Home edition SP3 ; 2.17 GHz ; 1.00 Gb RAM. - Windows Media Player 11, with the default skin.

Easiest solution: Use VLC. ;)
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/


yeah okay Asyn, I use Vlc too, but if someone prefers to use WMP, which btw has been the case for me a long time until I switched, that's his damned right. Using another program to get rid of an issue with the one you use is no solution.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: avragorn on April 17, 2011, 12:26:50 PM
Hey PK!

Red Media Player anyone?

I installed again AVAST 6 (6.0.1086), the problem is still there :( I write again my configuration : Windows XP Home edition SP3 ; 2.17 GHz ; 1.00 Gb RAM. - Windows Media Player 11, with the default skin.

Easiest solution: Use VLC. ;)
http://www.videolan.org/vlc/


Yes, as Logos wrote, using VLC doesn't resolve the problem. I have almost 100 Gb of Music in my Windows Media Player library and I know WMP11 perfectly. I don't want to use another player.
I must add too that it affects some videos playings too with WMP11, not all videos playings, but some of them : the videos pause very often .... exactly the same problem I have on YOUTUBE with all AVAST versions :(

I installed again the latest build of AVAST 5, WMP11 works perfectly with AVAST 5. I hope that the VPS updates will be available for a long time for AVAST 5, most of the programs stop the updates for the previous versions when they launch a new version.


Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Asyn on April 17, 2011, 12:33:58 PM
yeah okay Asyn, I use Vlc too, but if someone prefers to use WMP, which btw has been the case for me a long time until I switched, that's his damned right. Using another program to get rid of an issue with the one you use is no solution.

That's why I added ;) to my message.
For some it might be a solution, for some not.
But you're right, that it should be solved for WMP users.
[OT] Btw, I think VLC is the best player out there atm, imo.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Asyn on April 17, 2011, 12:36:06 PM
I hope that the VPS updates will be available for a long time for AVAST 5, most of the programs stop the updates for the previous versions when they launch a new version.

They will, as 5.x and 6.x use the same database.
asyn
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 17, 2011, 12:41:00 PM
[OT] Btw, I think VLC is the best player out there atm, imo.

yeah I wouldn't sing "la marseillaise" for it ;D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Asyn on April 17, 2011, 12:46:40 PM
[OT] Btw, I think VLC is the best player out there atm, imo.

yeah I wouldn't sing "la marseillaise" for it ;D

What a pity..! ;D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: avragorn on April 17, 2011, 01:09:21 PM
I hope that the VPS updates will be available for a long time for AVAST 5, most of the programs stop the updates for the previous versions when they launch a new version.

They will, as 5.x and 6.x use the same database.
asyn


Thank you very much :)

But when you will launch a version 7 ... there will be maybe some problems  :(

It gives you the time to find a solution for the problem with WMP11 becoming red with AVAST 6 and with the problems with some videos playings with WMP11 (and with Youtube & Dailymotion, but about Youtube and Dailymotion the problem is with all AVAST versions :().
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: hayc59 on April 17, 2011, 01:11:11 PM

A littel help, I am having trouble locating this little ditty
in the free version...thank you
Community features and the Welcome screen can now be turned on/off directly from program settings
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: spg SCOTT on April 17, 2011, 01:15:24 PM
Updated over 1044...all is well :)


A littel help, I am having trouble locating this little ditty
in the free version...thank you
Community features and the Welcome screen can now be turned on/off directly from program settings
I think the welcome screen, is the "Protected by avast" message on boot (Win 7)
This is in the "Basic" page of the settings

The Community features are the like button and the twitter button in alerts. These are changable in the "Community" page of the settings.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Asyn on April 17, 2011, 01:24:28 PM
Thank you very much :)

You're welcome..!
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: DJBone on April 17, 2011, 01:30:09 PM
My Spam Bar is gone in this NEW version i use outlook 2010 i've updated true the GUI , in the previous version it was there. Please help me

Look here: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=75928.0
It's only in german, but maybe you can read it also.

DJBone
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: hayc59 on April 17, 2011, 01:59:47 PM
@ spgSCOTT...danke  8)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: [HUN]kranazoli on April 17, 2011, 02:23:29 PM
Quote
I think the welcome screen, is the "Protected by avast" message on boot (Win 7)
This is in the "Basic" page of the settings

The Community features are the like button and the twitter button in alerts. These are changable in the "Community" page of the settings.

Yes, that's pretty nice and what's more some kind of splash screen would be really nice after you logged in Windows. Just like NOD does, for example. :)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Asyn on April 17, 2011, 02:28:32 PM
Yes, that's pretty nice and what's more some kind of splash screen would be really nice after you logged in Windows. Just like NOD does, for example. :)

http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=71640.0
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Ashish Singh on April 17, 2011, 02:45:49 PM
I thought context menu text will change to "avast! Scan" or "Scan with avast!". Hope in the new version...?
Updated via GUI and everything is fine...

you already got an avast icon in front of the entry in the context menu, that's not enough ??? ::)

Well I think we have already discussed why "avast! Scan" is needed.
But if someone has forgot then I will request to watch the screen capture.
Sometimes its necessary for us to keep long file names and avast makes context menu long enough...
Title: New Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Pablo Jakelaitis on April 17, 2011, 02:49:52 PM
Hello,

Finally the long awaited WebRep plugin for Chrome came out, congratulations to the team avast! for Excellence in their products.
 ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: igor on April 17, 2011, 02:55:01 PM
I thought context menu text will change to "avast! Scan" or "Scan with avast!". Hope in the new version...?

No, it won't.
If you really need it, there's the special INI file setting.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: [HUN]kranazoli on April 17, 2011, 02:56:06 PM
Yes, that's pretty nice and what's more some kind of splash screen would be really nice after you logged in Windows. Just like NOD does, for example. :)

http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=71640.0


I couldn't add a new comment this topic. I'm not sure, but might be this is a closed topic. I don't know.

But I adviced a splash screen or welcome screen while you are logging to Windows. Not under the boot process. After the boot process. I don't really see(watch) the a boot screen and the flashing Windows logo, but this message useful as well. In addition a Welcome splash screen would be more useful; modern; cool; etc. :)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: sunrisecc on April 17, 2011, 02:57:47 PM
Installed from scratch. Selected not to install P2P shield, but it got installed. Had to uninstall from control panel. Previous version (1044) didn't have this problem.

I installed via a fresh download and selected custom on a XP SP3 too-old computer. Avast only installed the components I selected. I unselected P2P and it was not installed as per my choice.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Ashish Singh on April 17, 2011, 02:59:20 PM
I thought context menu text will change to "avast! Scan" or "Scan with avast!". Hope in the new version...?

No, it won't.
If you really need it, there's the special INI file setting.

But why? I think many people here asked for that earlier.... ???
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Asyn on April 17, 2011, 02:59:49 PM
I couldn't add a new comment this topic. I'm not sure, but might be this is a closed topic. I don't know.

Yes, it's a closed topic, nevertheless if you read it..... ;)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Asyn on April 17, 2011, 03:02:40 PM
But why? I think many people here asked for that earlier.... ???

So..??
Not every whish comes true. ;)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Ashish Singh on April 17, 2011, 03:05:57 PM
But why? I think many people here asked for that earlier.... ???

So..??
Not every whish comes true. ;)


OK OK I got it...
Actually earlier there were many people suggested for this. So I thought it will be considered. :-X
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dieselman on April 17, 2011, 03:42:00 PM
I think support for the Windows 7 taskbar would be great. Several programs already do this such as CCleaner,WMP and NIS. For those who may not know what I am talking about lets look at CCleaner. If you have it pinned to your taskbar you can access its main functions by simply right clicking on the icon. With NIS you can also do this. Even FF 4 has Windows 7 taskbar support now. Just a cool little feature so Avast user can update,quick scan,full scan or view setting with out even opening the main GUI.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: JuninhoSlo on April 17, 2011, 03:44:43 PM
Thank you Avast for the new beta version 6.0.1086.  ;)

PS:Still have problems between Avast Internet Security (AIS) sandbox and Counterspy.  :'(
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dieselman on April 17, 2011, 03:50:32 PM
LOL..............CounterSpy. I haven't used that program in about 8 years. Its old and outdated. Its honestly not needed and MBAM,SAS and HMP can detect more then CounterSpy all day long. Since CounterSpy runs in real time you have what is called overlapping security. You don't need CounterSpy.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: doktornotor on April 17, 2011, 04:08:35 PM
WebRep in SRWare Iron howto: ;)

Code: [Select]
chrome://extensions
file://c:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\WebRep\Chrome\AswWebRepChrome.crx
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Tyreman on April 17, 2011, 05:00:11 PM
working fine here only thing I can never see is web rep in ie9
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: doktornotor on April 17, 2011, 05:05:37 PM
BTW, the PDF bug is back. Copying PDF over SMB to a network share -> completely unusable. Was OK in 1044.  :-\
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: BarryB on April 17, 2011, 06:38:04 PM
Just saw this new release so un-installed CIS, rebooted, installed Avast from scratch (did not install Web Rep or Gadget), rebooted and the Web Shield problem blocking HTTP is still there making it useless for web browsing?!? I just don't understand what the problem is here, so once again I'm having to uninstall Avast and go back to another AV program.

I've tried CIS and MS Security Essentials with Win7 Firewall enabled and there is no blocking of HTTP, only when I install Avast does this happen? I've ran Malwarebytes just to be sure no unwanted stuff has crept it but it's clean so at a loss to the problem. The only thing I can do is wait for the final release when available and try that and 'hope' this problem goes away!
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dieselman on April 17, 2011, 06:46:11 PM
You cannot use CIS and Windows Firewall. Did you COMPLETELY uninstall CIS?
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Nesivos on April 17, 2011, 07:13:44 PM
Updated via GUI just fine.  No apparent overload Avast servers that are handling the GUI update  :)

----------------
Regarding Avast 6.x, WMP11 XP color problem.

With all due respect to those still using XP, franking it is an outdated operating system regardless of which SP version you are on.

In fact when you have the SP3 release installed you have so many fixes from the original release of XP that by laws of programing you are almost guaranteed to run into problems especially when using the the latest releases of Security software.

Now some may have no problems and that is great luck.  Good for them

My recommendation to all Windows OS users except for application testers is to upgrade to W7 SP1.   

Windows does have a WMP12 but it will not run on XP, unless there is a hacked version of WMP12 out there that will.

The majority of computer users will save themselves a lot of computer related grief by installing W7 SP1.

The added cost will more than pay for itself in the time and headaches saved by continuing to use XP whose kernal is now about a decade old.

Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: rnuis on April 17, 2011, 07:40:58 PM
My Spam Bar is gone in this NEW version i use outlook 2010 i've updated true the GUI , in the previous version it was there. Please help me

Look here: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=75928.0
It's only in german, but maybe you can read it also.

DJBone
I've unistalled Avast and did a clean install but my Spambar isn't in Outlook 2010 , what do i need too do?
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dieselman on April 17, 2011, 07:48:01 PM
Updated via GUI just fine.  No apparent overload Avast servers that are handling the GUI update  :)

----------------
Regarding Avast 6.x, WMP11 XP color problem.

With all due respect to those still using XP, franking it is an outdated operating system regardless of which SP version you are on.

In fact when you have the SP3 release installed you have so many fixes from the original release of XP that by laws of programing you are almost guaranteed to run into problems especially when using the the latest releases of Security software.

Now some may have no problems and that is great luck.  Good for them

My recommendation to all Windows OS users except for application testers is to upgrade to W7 SP1.   

Windows does have a WMP12 but it will not run on XP, unless there is a hacked version of WMP12 out there that will.

The majority of computer users will save themselves a lot of computer related grief by installing W7 SP1.

The added cost will more than pay for itself in the time and headaches saved by continuing to use XP whose kernal is now about a decade old.



I agree. XP is still very good but if your using it then you need to take the issues which come with it. My company has been swapping over every pc to Windows 7. One gentleman's laptop was always getting a BSOD no matter what we did or drivers we installed. So I wiped out the drive and installed Windows 7....................That was over 4 months ago and not one issue since. Previously the drive was formatted and XP Pro reinstalled and still had BSOd's.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Lisandro on April 17, 2011, 07:48:14 PM
I've tried CIS and MS Security Essentials with Win7 Firewall enabled
Not recommended.
Which was your previous antivirus, before avast?
Did you uninstall MSE to install avast? Both will conflict, sooner or later.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: TEO57 on April 17, 2011, 08:11:27 PM
working fine here only thing I can never see is web rep in ie9
IE9 what browser you use ?if it were 64 bit but may not work on 32 bit works fine.                                                                                                                                           
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Nesivos on April 17, 2011, 08:38:31 PM
working fine here only thing I can never see is web rep in ie9
IE9 what browser you use ?if it were 64 bit but may not work on 32 bit works fine.                                                                                                                                           

1.  Close IE9 x64
2.  In the Avast GUI in "Additional Protection" go to WebRep and install it for IE9. 
3.  Open IE x64
4.  Go to "Safety"---"Tracking Protection"---"Toolbars and Extension"---Find "Avast WebRep"---If it says "Unenabled" Highlight it----Go to the lower right of the popup and click on "Enable"
5.  Closed IE9 x64
6.  Reopen it
7.  Open a website and Webrep should show.

Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: JuninhoSlo on April 17, 2011, 09:24:25 PM
My Spam Bar is gone in this NEW version i use outlook 2010 i've updated true the GUI , in the previous version it was there. Please help me

Try this:

Tools-TrustCenter-Add-ins-Com Add-ins and select Avast spam.

PS:I also had problems between Micorsot Outlook and AIS 6.0.1086.

Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: avragorn on April 17, 2011, 09:31:02 PM
Updated via GUI just fine.  No apparent overload Avast servers that are handling the GUI update  :)

----------------
Regarding Avast 6.x, WMP11 XP color problem.

With all due respect to those still using XP, franking it is an outdated operating system regardless of which SP version you are on.

In fact when you have the SP3 release installed you have so many fixes from the original release of XP that by laws of programing you are almost guaranteed to run into problems especially when using the the latest releases of Security software.

Now some may have no problems and that is great luck.  Good for them

My recommendation to all Windows OS users except for application testers is to upgrade to W7 SP1.   

Windows does have a WMP12 but it will not run on XP, unless there is a hacked version of WMP12 out there that will.

The majority of computer users will save themselves a lot of computer related grief by installing W7 SP1.

The added cost will more than pay for itself in the time and headaches saved by continuing to use XP whose kernal is now about a decade old.



My computer is old, my internal hard drive is not big, I can't put any versions after XP. And I don't want to remove all the Music, pictures, files I have on it.
So if the AVAST staff can't resolve the windows XP / Windows Media Player 11 issues with AVAST 6, I will keep AVAST 5.1.889 until the VPS updates will be not available anymore for AVAST 5, then I will change the antivirus. Most of the antiviruses are Windows XP friendly. That will be not a disaster for me !

Anyway there is a thread about the WMP 11 issues, and some AVAST members think it can come from the Sandbox.

Does anybody know if there is a specific shield responsible?
Or is it red because it's auto-sandboxed? (silly idea, but who knows...)
Maybe disable all shields and then turn on one by one, starting and stopping WMP each time another shield is up and check?

only reason I suggested to try deactivating the script shield is because it does interfere with WMP activity... but okay so does the file shield ;D ... but the fs scans everything, while the script shield... okay, you got the idea.

edit: yeah, could be the sandbox frame... appearing particularly "thick"... did the OP check sandboxed processes?
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: street_lethal on April 17, 2011, 09:37:29 PM
Quote from: Dch48

As to the false positives, Avast has always been one of the leaders in having the least. It has beaten Avira in that regard in every report I have seen. That report you linked is strange because I've never heard or seen any testing organization criticize Avast! for having FP's.



Avast didn't do so well in the FP area in the latest AV Comparatives report. Although they did use 5.1.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Zyndstoff (aka Steven Gail) on April 17, 2011, 09:40:05 PM

Anyway there is a thread about the WMP 11 issues, and some AVAST members think it can come from the Sandbox.

Does anybody know if there is a specific shield responsible?
Or is it red because it's auto-sandboxed? (silly idea, but who knows...)
Maybe disable all shields and then turn on one by one, starting and stopping WMP each time another shield is up and check?

only reason I suggested to try deactivating the script shield is because it does interfere with WMP activity... but okay so does the file shield ;D ... but the fs scans everything, while the script shield... okay, you got the idea.

edit: yeah, could be the sandbox frame... appearing particularly "thick"... did the OP check sandboxed processes?

We don't think so. It is a wild guess at the best. Just to clarify things here.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: doktornotor on April 17, 2011, 09:42:04 PM
With all due respect to those still using XP, franking it is an outdated operating system regardless of which SP version you are on.
My computer is old, my internal hard drive is not big, I can't put any versions after XP. And I don't want to remove all the Music, pictures, files I have on it.
So if the AVAST staff can't resolve the windows XP / Windows Media Player 11 issues with AVAST 6, I will keep AVAST 5.1.889 until the VPS updates will be not available anymore for AVAST 5, then I will change the antivirus. Most of the antiviruses are Windows XP friendly. That will be not a disaster for me !

You know, there are tons of alternative media players better than the WMP bloatware.  ::) Such as MPC, MPC-HC, VLC and many others.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: rnuis on April 17, 2011, 09:47:34 PM
My Spam Bar is gone in this NEW version i use outlook 2010 i've updated true the GUI , in the previous version it was there. Please help me

Try this:

Tools-TrustCenter-Add-ins-Com Add-ins and select Avast spam.

PS:I also had problems between Micorsot Outlook and AIS 6.0.1086.


Do i need too do this in Office??
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: BarryB on April 17, 2011, 09:56:05 PM
You cannot use CIS and Windows Firewall. Did you COMPLETELY uninstall CIS?

I've tried CIS and MS Security Essentials with Win7 Firewall enabled
Not recommended.
Which was your previous antivirus, before avast?
Did you uninstall MSE to install avast? Both will conflict, sooner or later.

Sorry, I'll clarify my statement:

CIS Antivirus only + Win7 Firewall = HTTP
MS Security Essentials + Win7 Firewall = HTTP
Avast + Win7 Firewall = No HTTP

Sorry for the confusing post!!
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Lisandro on April 17, 2011, 10:04:27 PM
Avast + Win7 Firewall = No HTTP
This is completely "impossible" by itself.
avast free is an antivirus only and works perfectly with any Windows firewall.
In these cases, the problems is always remains of older antivirus or firewall installed and bad uninstalled.
You need to "clean" your system from other antivirus and firewalls.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: avragorn on April 17, 2011, 10:04:58 PM
With all due respect to those still using XP, franking it is an outdated operating system regardless of which SP version you are on.
My computer is old, my internal hard drive is not big, I can't put any versions after XP. And I don't want to remove all the Music, pictures, files I have on it.
So if the AVAST staff can't resolve the windows XP / Windows Media Player 11 issues with AVAST 6, I will keep AVAST 5.1.889 until the VPS updates will be not available anymore for AVAST 5, then I will change the antivirus. Most of the antiviruses are Windows XP friendly. That will be not a disaster for me !

You know, there are tons of alternative media players better than the WMP bloatware.  ::) Such as MPC, MPC-HC, VLC and many others.

I know but I have almost 90-100 gb of Music in my WMP library. I don't want to waste 1 or 2 weeks to move everything to another Media Player.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: doktornotor on April 17, 2011, 10:09:44 PM
I know but I have almost 90-100 gb of Music in my WMP library. I don't want to waste 1 or 2 weeks to move everything to another Media Player.

Why would you move anything? You just double-click the file to open/play. Anyway, back on topic here, there is another thread for those who cannot live with a WMP with a red skin.  :P
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 17, 2011, 10:37:50 PM

I know but I have almost 90-100 gb of Music in my WMP library. I don't want to waste 1 or 2 weeks to move everything to another Media Player.


move what ??? there's nothing to move. Just chose your default player and you're done ::) ... what could take some time is the re-organizing of playlists etc...
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Nesivos on April 17, 2011, 11:12:18 PM
With all due respect to those still using XP, franking it is an outdated operating system regardless of which SP version you are on.
My computer is old, my internal hard drive is not big, I can't put any versions after XP. And I don't want to remove all the Music, pictures, files I have on it.
So if the AVAST staff can't resolve the windows XP / Windows Media Player 11 issues with AVAST 6, I will keep AVAST 5.1.889 until the VPS updates will be not available anymore for AVAST 5, then I will change the antivirus. Most of the antiviruses are Windows XP friendly. That will be not a disaster for me !

You know, there are tons of alternative media players better than the WMP bloatware.  ::) Such as MPC, MPC-HC, VLC and many others.

What does your response have to do with Windows XP being an outdated operating system?

Answer: Nothing :)

Cheers
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Nesivos on April 17, 2011, 11:15:06 PM
With all due respect to those still using XP, franking it is an outdated operating system regardless of which SP version you are on.
My computer is old, my internal hard drive is not big, I can't put any versions after XP. And I don't want to remove all the Music, pictures, files I have on it.
So if the AVAST staff can't resolve the windows XP / Windows Media Player 11 issues with AVAST 6, I will keep AVAST 5.1.889 until the VPS updates will be not available anymore for AVAST 5, then I will change the antivirus. Most of the antiviruses are Windows XP friendly. That will be not a disaster for me !

You know, there are tons of alternative media players better than the WMP bloatware.  ::) Such as MPC, MPC-HC, VLC and many others.

I know but I have almost 90-100 gb of Music in my WMP library. I don't want to waste 1 or 2 weeks to move everything to another Media Player.


If you have only 1GM RAM on your current computer you may not be able to upgrade to W7 SP1 HP.

That is a bummer. 



Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: sded on April 17, 2011, 11:17:24 PM
Updated from Pro to AIS to check out that version.  Still need to do a complete uninstall and reconfiguration from scratch. Shouldn't be necessary.  About time for Avast! to invest in 1) a smarter installer, so versions can be installed over each other when someone does an upgrade. (or even downgrade). 2) A way to save and restore a configuration, even if separate for each version.  
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 17, 2011, 11:25:23 PM
Updated from Pro to AIS to check out that version.  Still need to do a complete uninstall and reconfiguration from scratch. Shouldn't be necessary.  About time for Avast! to invest in 1) a smarter installer, so versions can be installed over each other when someone does an upgrade. (or even downgrade). 2) A way to save and restore a configuration, even if separate for each version.  

??? you can't upgrade from pro to ais without uninstalling and re-installing? ...didn't know that... must be more than a matter of adding features involved... I guess they prevented that for piracy concerns... just a guess

edit: what happens when you still attempt to do it? error message? message that versions don't match?
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Lisandro on April 17, 2011, 11:32:18 PM
You can upgrade from Pro to AIS: just add the new license key file.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: sded on April 17, 2011, 11:38:20 PM
When you try to upgrade from Pro to AIS in 1086, there is no way to do it.  You have two choices from the installer if you already have Pro installed-Add more Pro features or uninstall.  The firewall is not listed as an option.  I had Pro installed with an AIS license to start.  Tried it twice with same result.  In the past there have also been problems installing AIS without the firewall, and trying to add it later.  I have previously posted a whole litany of problems with this type of reconfiguration-may work once, but not regularly.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 17, 2011, 11:39:02 PM
You can upgrade from Pro to AIS: just add the new license key file.

well that's what I thought so far... new components get downloaded as soon as the new license is provided... just forgot about that as I never installed the pro version, so I just commented sded's post with some surprise...
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 17, 2011, 11:40:10 PM
When you try to upgrade from Pro to AIS in 1098, there is no way to do it.  You have two choices from the installer if you already have Pro installed-Add more Pro features or uninstall.  The firewall is not listed as an option.  I had Pro installed with an AIS license to start.  Tried it twice with same result.

oh okay so the issue is just in the context of a build version change

ps: 1086 ;)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: jrace on April 17, 2011, 11:44:07 PM
There's a little thing in the Free version, I wanted to post that on the last pre, but I somehow forgot.

The "Avast News Service" on the bottom of Summary / current Status page seems to be somewhat outdated. It is still announcing WebRep for the upcoming version 6...  ;D

Can't you feed it with some other news that are really new?

And yes: I know it's not a bug in the program. But if you have something like a "news-feed" it should at least not show something that isn't new anymore - in this case it's even history.  8)



I fully support this statement above!

Otherwise I checked through every function so far and I did find: -nothing to report-
That is the smoothest running "avast!free" ever seen with superb features which you will not find on most paid AV's.
Unbelievable but true!


Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: sded on April 17, 2011, 11:47:30 PM
Right, should be 1086.  Don't know why it is different in this version, but did try twice to do an update instead of a reinstall  from 1086 Pro installed with AIS license to 1086 AIS with firewall.  No such option from installer; just "change" or "uninstall".
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dch48 on April 17, 2011, 11:50:44 PM
Just two off topic things.

I've been using XP since 2005 and have NEVER seen a blue screen.

Whether the alternative media players are better than WMP when you have all the necessary codecs installed is highly debatable. You can make music sound better with WMP than with any other one I have tried. I have MPC installed but I really only use it when I want to see more information about the file being played, like framerates, bit rates, codecs used, etc. It certainly doesn't play anything any better than WMP 10 or 11 do and the difference in sound quality is very evident.

The color issue is puzzling and as far as I've seen only affects XP Home. I haven't seen a report of the problem by those using XP Pro.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: BarryB on April 17, 2011, 11:52:10 PM
Avast + Win7 Firewall = No HTTP
This is completely "impossible" by itself.
avast free is an antivirus only and works perfectly with any Windows firewall.
In these cases, the problems is always remains of older antivirus or firewall installed and bad uninstalled.
You need to "clean" your system from other antivirus and firewalls.

I politely disagree. I have installed all three anti virus programs using the default Win7 Firewall enabled and only Avast stops me from accessing web sites! I can uninstall Avast, reboot and install CIS AV or MSE and be able to browse the web. I uninstall either of those, reboot and reinstall Avast and web browsing is blocked. It's the Web Shield part of Avast that is the problem, I turn that off and all is OK, turn it back on and it blocks web browsing again.

I don't post these reports for fun, I'm trying to find out why Avast has suddenly developed this problem for me and by showing other AV products do not cause this problem, it all points to something incompatible with Avast, but I can't find out what. To see if it's my existing setup (Cable Modem with integrated router) I'm going to install my ADSL modem/router and try via ADSL and see if that causes the same problem, then I can at least be sure it's not my Cable/ADSL gear!!
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 17, 2011, 11:57:18 PM
I've been using XP since 2005 and have NEVER seen a blue screen.

did Redmond provide you with a special version ??? ;D

... jesus, do you just realize what you're saying here, not a bsod on XP in 6 years ::) ... I guess you kept using Win9x until 2005... also because it was so stable ??? :) ... don't get me wrong, I know that XP was a hell of a lot more stable than Win9x, but no bsod in 6 years on XP... heard a few fairy tales but that one... okay :-X
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dch48 on April 17, 2011, 11:59:31 PM
Avast + Win7 Firewall = No HTTP
This is completely "impossible" by itself.
avast free is an antivirus only and works perfectly with any Windows firewall.
In these cases, the problems is always remains of older antivirus or firewall installed and bad uninstalled.
You need to "clean" your system from other antivirus and firewalls.

I politely disagree. I have installed all three anti virus programs using the default Win7 Firewall enabled and only Avast stops me from accessing web sites! I can uninstall Avast, reboot and install CIS AV or MSE and be able to browse the web. I uninstall either of those, reboot and reinstall Avast and web browsing is blocked. It's the Web Shield part of Avast that is the problem, I turn that off and all is OK, turn it back on and it blocks web browsing again.

I don't post these reports for fun, I'm trying to find out why Avast has suddenly developed this problem for me and by showing other AV products do not cause this problem, it all points to something incompatible with Avast, but I can't find out what. To see if it's my existing setup (Cable Modem with integrated router) I'm going to install my ADSL modem/router and try via ADSL and see if that causes the same problem, then I can at least be sure it's not my Cable/ADSL gear!!
As a past user of CIS, I know that it installs parts of the suite that are not used by the installation options you choose. If you choose just the Firewall, you still get all the elements of the AV but they are not activated. If you choose just the AV, the opposite occurs. I would suggest using the CIS removal tool and maybe even manually searching through your registry and deleting all mentions of Comodo. Uninstalling Comodo very often leaves things behind that may cause problems. There also is a removal tool available for MSE which integrates itself very deeply into the system.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dch48 on April 18, 2011, 12:01:30 AM
I've been using XP since 2005 and have NEVER seen a blue screen.

did Redmond provide you with a special version ??? ;D

... jesus, do you just realize what you're saying here, not a bsod on XP in 6 years ::) ... I guess you kept using Win9x until 2005... also because it was so stable ??? :) ... don't get me wrong, I know that XP was a hell of a lot more stable than Win9x, but no bsod in 6 years on XP... heard a few fairy tales but that one... okay :-X
I know exactly what I'm saying and wouldn't say it if it wasn't true. Yes, I was using 98SE until 2005 and did have a few blue screens in 6 years of using it. There have been none with XP and that is a fact.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 18, 2011, 12:05:36 AM
I've been using XP since 2005 and have NEVER seen a blue screen.

did Redmond provide you with a special version ??? ;D

... jesus, do you just realize what you're saying here, not a bsod on XP in 6 years ::) ... I guess you kept using Win9x until 2005... also because it was so stable ??? :) ... don't get me wrong, I know that XP was a hell of a lot more stable than Win9x, but no bsod in 6 years on XP... heard a few fairy tales but that one... okay :-X
I know exactly what I'm saying and wouldn't say it if it wasn't true. Yes, I was using 98SE until 2005 and did have a few blue screens in 6 years of using it. There have been none with XP and that is a fact.

don't know what you're doing with computers, if you're doing anything at all ::) ... ie never update drivers, leave the system as idle as possible... then may be yes ... MS themselves wouldn't use your statement for an ad ;D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: sded on April 18, 2011, 12:07:48 AM
Only new thing I have noticed about the firewall so far is the announcement of the acquisition of Opera and Avast! by Microsoft.   ;D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 18, 2011, 12:10:14 AM
Only new thing I have noticed about the firewall so far is the announcement of the acquisition of Opera and Avast! by Microsoft.   ;D

jesus... that's how they spread the news now... through firewall logs... gotta cancel this "Register UK" newsletter ;D

edit: on a serious note, I don't see that issue here.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dch48 on April 18, 2011, 12:14:36 AM
I've been using XP since 2005 and have NEVER seen a blue screen.

did Redmond provide you with a special version ??? ;D

... jesus, do you just realize what you're saying here, not a bsod on XP in 6 years ::) ... I guess you kept using Win9x until 2005... also because it was so stable ??? :) ... don't get me wrong, I know that XP was a hell of a lot more stable than Win9x, but no bsod in 6 years on XP... heard a few fairy tales but that one... okay :-X
I know exactly what I'm saying and wouldn't say it if it wasn't true. Yes, I was using 98SE until 2005 and did have a few blue screens in 6 years of using it. There have been none with XP and that is a fact.

don't know what you're doing with computers, if you're doing anything at all ::) ... ie never update drivers, leave the system as idle as possible... then may be yes ... MS themselves wouldn't use your statement for an ad ;D
LOL I do everything with my machines. I'm on it for 12 hours a day very frequently. I play games, download with P2P clients, use messenger programs, occasionally visit social sites, edit and convert videos and pictures, and keep everything up to date, just about everything that can be done. I have never had a problem with a driver update either except for rolling back to the older one a few times for performance reasons. I've never had a problem with ANY Windows update either dating back to 1999. I guess I'm just lucky that way.  ;D  XP has been rock solid for me.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: sded on April 18, 2011, 12:17:48 AM
Microsoft seems to have regurgitated them back to their original owners again in my system too, although Opera took several minutes to come back.  Some kind of a refresh bug.  But signing is important enough to get it fixed ASAP. Or maybe Microsoft is just "sampling" lots of software to see if they want to buy.  ???
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: hayc59 on April 18, 2011, 12:54:09 AM
@ Dch48..I have used Windows Xp Home or Pro
for many moons also and I have never ever incountered
the BSOD..! Knock on Sillican Valley ;)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: JuninhoSlo on April 18, 2011, 01:01:07 AM
My Spam Bar is gone in this NEW version i use outlook 2010 i've updated true the GUI , in the previous version it was there. Please help me

Try this:

Tools-TrustCenter-Add-ins-Com Add-ins and select Avast spam.

PS:I also had problems between Micorsot Outlook and AIS 6.0.1086.


Do i need too do this in Office??

You should do this in Microsoft Outlook.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: logos on April 18, 2011, 01:01:38 AM
@ Dch48..I have used Windows Xp Home or Pro
for many moons also and I have never ever incountered
the BSOD..! Knock on Sillican Valley ;)

oh another blessed one ;D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Nesivos on April 18, 2011, 02:00:06 AM
I've been using XP since 2005 and have NEVER seen a blue screen.

did Redmond provide you with a special version ??? ;D

... jesus, do you just realize what you're saying here, not a bsod on XP in 6 years ::) ... I guess you kept using Win9x until 2005... also because it was so stable ??? :) ... don't get me wrong, I know that XP was a hell of a lot more stable than Win9x, but no bsod in 6 years on XP... heard a few fairy tales but that one... okay :-X

Quote
Windows 98: Second Edition

Price:    $119.00 & this item ships for FREE with Super Saver Shipping. Details
   
In Stock.

http://www.amazon.com/Microsoft-Windows-98-Second-Edition/dp/B00002JV62

I and I wasn't the only one liked Windows 98SE a lot better than XP especially before XP SP1 :)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Yanto.Chiang on April 18, 2011, 04:41:06 AM
Dear All,

This morning i got a notification about the new version of AIS with 6.0.1044, which's i already installed with this version previously.

The weird things after i upgraded, and after restart i found my AIS has been upgraded to 6.0.1086.

And so far AIS version 6.0.1086 is running well, and i am keep W.O.T installed and running together with WebRep on my browser.

Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Vladimyr on April 18, 2011, 05:10:49 AM
Quote from: Dch48

As to the false positives, Avast has always been one of the leaders in having the least. It has beaten Avira in that regard in every report I have seen. That report you linked is strange because I've never heard or seen any testing organization criticize Avast! for having FP's.



Avast didn't do so well in the FP area in the latest AV Comparatives report. Although they did use 5.1.

Guys, context is always important. Having asked to be tested with the heuristic detection set to "high" rather than "normal"(default), avast! scored 19 FPs, 15 being the cut-off score for 'Advanced++' rating.


Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Ashish Singh on April 18, 2011, 05:25:29 AM
Microsoft seems to have regurgitated them back to their original owners again in my system too, although Opera took several minutes to come back.  Some kind of a refresh bug.  But signing is important enough to get it fixed ASAP. Or maybe Microsoft is just "sampling" lots of software to see if they want to buy.  ???

Why not cross check it like this (screenshot)....?  :D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Ashish Singh on April 18, 2011, 05:26:43 AM
Forgot to attach screenshot  ;D ;D ;D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dieselman on April 18, 2011, 05:27:54 AM
Click "modify" next time instead of making another post.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Ashish Singh on April 18, 2011, 05:34:09 AM
Click "modify" next time instead of making another post.

Thanks I didn't know that...
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dch48 on April 18, 2011, 05:46:08 AM
For my last mention of this, when I first started using XP, it was already into SP2 and that is what came preinstalled on the machine I bought to replace my old 98SE machine. I had no experience with XP in it's earlier versions. The only reason I bought the new machine was that I wanted to start playing World of Warcraft and the older box's motherboard could not accept the video card I needed to be able to play the game.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: nnoa110 on April 18, 2011, 09:34:29 AM
Updated from the GUI and every component is working very smoothly. :)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: rnuis on April 18, 2011, 09:56:24 AM
My Spam Bar is gone in this NEW version i use outlook 2010 i've updated true the GUI , in the previous version it was there. Please help me

Try this:

Tools-TrustCenter-Add-ins-Com Add-ins and select Avast spam.

PS:I also had problems between Micorsot Outlook and AIS 6.0.1086.


Do i need too do this in Office??

You should do this in Microsoft Outlook.

I don't know how too do it in Dutch??
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: SafeSurf on April 18, 2011, 10:34:27 AM
I don't know how too do it in Dutch??
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=76427.0 (http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=76427.0)
It looks like you have already asked this of Rednose in the Dutch forum, so I would wait for his reply or PM him.  Thank you.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Ashish Singh on April 18, 2011, 12:29:38 PM
Can anybody confirm whether script shield is still working or not....? ???
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Asyn on April 18, 2011, 12:41:44 PM
Can anybody confirm whether script shield is still working or not....? ???

It seems to work here.
At least I've some entries for last week...
Have to monitor it for some days for further info.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Ashish Singh on April 18, 2011, 12:49:21 PM
Can anybody confirm whether script shield is still working or not....? ???

It seems to work here.
At least I've some entries for last week...
Have to monitor it for some days for further info.


What..... Really....?? Which browser ? I have IE9 and FF4...
Is it working with FF4 it would be great...
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Asyn on April 18, 2011, 12:52:27 PM
What..... Really....?? Which browser ? I have IE9 and FF4...
Is it working with FF4 it would be great...

FF is not supported yet, afaik.
But ScriptShield also scan scripts on your machine, unrelated to browsers.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Tyreman on April 18, 2011, 01:11:53 PM
working fine here only thing I can never see is web rep in ie9
IE9 what browser you use ?if it were 64 bit but may not work on 32 bit works fine.                                                                                                                                           

1.  Close IE9 x64
2.  In the Avast GUI in "Additional Protection" go to WebRep and install it for IE9. 
3.  Open IE x64
4.  Go to "Safety"---"Tracking Protection"---"Toolbars and Extension"---Find "Avast WebRep"---If it says "Unenabled" Highlight it----Go to the lower right of the popup and click on "Enable"
5.  Closed IE9 x64
6.  Reopen it
7.  Open a website and Webrep should show.




Thats what I tried but it doesn't show on IE9, 32 bit here.
But thank you in any case
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: rnuis on April 18, 2011, 02:26:15 PM
I don't know how too do it in Dutch??
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=76427.0 (http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=76427.0)
It looks like you have already asked this of Rednose in the Dutch forum, so I would wait for his reply or PM him.  Thank you.

Rednose Can't help me with this so i hope someone else can help me or Avast ofcourse.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Nesivos on April 18, 2011, 03:59:24 PM
working fine here only thing I can never see is web rep in ie9
IE9 what browser you use ?if it were 64 bit but may not work on 32 bit works fine.                                                                                                                                          

1.  Close IE9 x64
2.  In the Avast GUI in "Additional Protection" go to WebRep and install it for IE9.  
3.  Open IE x64
4.  Go to "Safety"---"Tracking Protection"---"Toolbars and Extension"---Find "Avast WebRep"---If it says "Unenabled" Highlight it----Go to the lower right of the popup and click on "Enable"
5.  Closed IE9 x64
6.  Reopen it
7.  Open a website and Webrep should show.




Thats what I tried but it doesn't show on IE9, 32 bit here.
But thank you in any case

You previously posted

Quote
if it were 64 bit but may not work on 32 bit works fine.
 

Now you just posted  
  
Quote
Thats what I tried but it doesn't show on IE9, 32 bit here.    
   

It seems to me that you first posted that WebRep "32 bit works fine", "64 bit but may not work", now you just posted, "it doesn't show on IE9, 32 bit" here.    

So which is it?

1. Does it work or not work for you on IE9 x32?  

2. Does it work or not work for you on IE9 x64?                                                                                              
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Tyreman on April 18, 2011, 04:38:14 PM
The OS win 7 is 64 bit
the browser I am using on it is is IE9 32 bit


"IE9 what browser you use ?if it were 64 bit but may not work on 32 bit works fine"  was not my typed statement but a reply by a poster to me. ??? ;D

Try reading page 8 TEO57's reply to me
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dieselman on April 18, 2011, 04:45:43 PM
There is no real support for IE 9 64 bit anyways from tons of companies and sites.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Lisandro on April 18, 2011, 05:02:33 PM
Just to cross link some information about the beta.
Seems the toolbar has problems on Office 2010.
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=76427.0
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Nesivos on April 18, 2011, 05:18:43 PM
There is no real support for IE 9 64 bit anyways from tons of companies and sites.

Say What?

Have you made a survey?

#Pause (that mean's no more response from me to your comments on this topic at this time)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: rnuis on April 18, 2011, 05:24:43 PM
Just to cross link some information about the beta.
Seems the toolbar has problems on Office 2010.
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=76427.0

Yep , I also think it's a Bug in the New Beta Build because when i install the official build i don't have a problem.

Greats,

rnuis
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dieselman on April 18, 2011, 05:27:59 PM
There is no real support for IE 9 64 bit anyways from tons of companies and sites.

Say What?

Have you made a survey?

#Pause (that mean's no more response from me to your comments on this topic at this time)

Read up on it please before you comment. Thanks.

Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: S@uDepp on April 18, 2011, 06:03:30 PM
Installed it via gui - everything is fine including weprep :)

Well done once more ;)

Greets
S@uDepp
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: ExtremeGamerBR on April 18, 2011, 06:08:31 PM
Staff one week ago I had some problems with the latest build (6.0.1044):

Apparently the behavioral shield wasn't working!
The shield Script only works in IE9 32Bits?

Someone is with some kind of problems?

Virtualization of Avast! at the same level of Sandboxie?
There is some kind of difference in protection on 64 bit systems compared with 32 bit?

I am grateful to those who respond.  ;D
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Dieselman on April 18, 2011, 06:21:03 PM
A 32 bit sandbox will always work better then a 64 bit sandbox no matter what due to patch guard.

http://www.sandboxie.com/index.php?NotesAbout64BitEdition
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: YoKenny on April 18, 2011, 07:39:03 PM
The OS win 7 is 64 bit
the browser I am using on it is is IE9 32 bit


"IE9 what browser you use ?if it were 64 bit but may not work on 32 bit works fine"  was not my typed statement but a reply by a poster to me. ??? ;D

Try reading page 8 TEO57's reply to me
IE9 64bit and IE9 32 bit work just fine on my Windows 7 system.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: LorenzoC on April 18, 2011, 08:03:43 PM
I confirm the issue about Windows Media Player on XP.
It became red and customizing colors (and other parameters) don't work any more.
I can add that uninstalling and rolling back to Media Player 9 the issue is NOT present.

Now, let me make it clear:
1. AVAST should NOT screw the Media Player, it is not "normal" either acceptable.
2. I am not going to replace hardware and OS because of AVAST, no matter if they are "obsolete".
3. I am not going to use another media player because of AVAST, no matter how cool.
4. so please do not say anything along the line of #1 #2 and #3 because that translates automatically in "use another antivirus".

I expect the issue with Media Player to be fixed or reported as "known issue" of AVAST.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: igor on April 18, 2011, 08:11:18 PM
avast! is not intentionally "screwing" with Media Player in any way, no matter whether acceptable or not.
There's probably some conflict/bug somewhere... but we were unable to simulate it on our machines so far, so it's kinda hard to do anything about it at the moment.
(But, the QA guys are trying to simulate it.)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: LorenzoC on April 18, 2011, 08:33:01 PM
"avast! is not intentionally "screwing" with Media Player"

I bet. You must be insane to "intentionally screw" stuff.

"There's probably some conflict/bug somewhere"

I bet again. It is a progress, so far I have been reading it was my fault. :)

"but we were unable to simulate it on our machines so far, so it's kinda hard to do anything about it at the moment"

Well this is a bit worrying, don't you think?
Fortunately we aren't speaking of a critical issue...
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: Zyndstoff (aka Steven Gail) on April 18, 2011, 08:42:39 PM
"avast! is not intentionally "screwing" with Media Player"

I bet. You must be insane to "intentionally screw" stuff.

"There's probably some conflict/bug somewhere"

I bet again. It is a progress, so far I have been reading it was my fault. :)

"but we were unable to simulate it on our machines so far, so it's kinda hard to do anything about it at the moment"

Well this is a bit worrying, don't you think?
Fortunately we aren't speaking of a critical issue...


Why is it worrying?
If it is not reproducable, it isn't. There are users that report this thing - I haven't counted them, but can't be much more than - highly exaggerated - 25.
Not many from out 125.000.000 overall Avast users.
So it is not a general Avast problem, but a specific one to a few PC and their configuration.

Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: igor on April 18, 2011, 08:43:02 PM
Well, what can I say... I can imagine much more worrying things, but yes, it's very strange - and it's not completely clear what else might be affected (because it's not clear why should this be happening in the first place). That's why the QA guys are trying to get some common factor, if there's any... why it happens there, but not on their machines with the same configuration.
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: igor on April 18, 2011, 08:45:21 PM
Your counts are (very) wrong. Those millions of users don't come to this forum to report - most of them probably don't even start Media Player, so they don't know. It's a few thousands of (kinda active) people on the forum, let's say.
Guessing from past issues - 25 users on the forum... is quite a big number.

(But - the more strange it is that we cannot reproduce the behavior... there must be something else missing, some other software running on the machine, or some specific setting... something.)
Title: Re: !! NEW !! - Avast Pre-Release Version 6.0.1086
Post by: LorenzoC on April 18, 2011, 08:59:55 PM
@Igor
Yes, I am still using AVAST because (apparently) it is not major.
But like you have guessed, the fact that it is UNKNOWN, considering that Windows Media Player is a common component of Windows and how critical any antivirus is, is a bit worrying in my opinion.

@Zyndstoff
"Why is it worrying? If it is not reproducable, it isn't."
You should say "until AVAST team cannot reproduce it, it is unlikely they could fix it".
A different story. Saying "it is not reproducible" like saying the issue does not exist is the last thing you can say to somebody who is seeing the "not reproducible event" in front of him.