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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #165 on: October 26, 2012, 06:48:15 PM »
Spinning Avast systray icon should be disabled by default (not icon itself, but that spinning). It's very unprofessional.

??? Why do you think it's unprofessional..?? :o
Every time when I install Avast... first thing to do is go to the settings and disable animation of the Avast systray icon. Those kind of animations are unnecessary and annoying.
The spinning is the best indicator you could have that everything is working as it should. All AV's should have a similar feature. I always check to see if it is spinning after updates in particular.

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #166 on: October 26, 2012, 06:57:35 PM »
Every time when I install Avast... first thing to do is go to the settings and disable animation of the Avast systray icon. Those kind of animations are unnecessary and annoying.
Each head, it sentence. It is always spinning for me...
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #167 on: October 27, 2012, 03:54:36 PM »
Same here. First thing that i always do is to disable the spinning of trey icon, disable all the sounds and disable all the update popups (except error ones). That spinning thing is too distracting. I've also disabled it in avast! 4.x when i got the tweak for it. Sounds are annoying since i sleep in the same room as i have the PC and i don't really care about being notified about VPS updates. Thats why i only have error popups enabled if it stops updating for whatever reason...
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #168 on: October 27, 2012, 04:00:44 PM »
No Metro UI like AVG please, especially with non-resizeable windows.  White or grey text on black is terribly hard to read.

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #169 on: October 27, 2012, 04:51:48 PM »
Please, no Metro UI like!
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #170 on: October 30, 2012, 10:16:20 PM »
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It is always spinning for me...

If you guys really like a spinning icons... I'll guess you also like a websites with bunch of spinning stuff. ;D

http://www.daysofleisure.com/animatedgifmuseum/
http://www.textfiles.com/underconstruction/netscape/

In that case, please enjoy of these links. ;)

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #171 on: October 30, 2012, 10:22:55 PM »
We like a spinning icon that is meaningful.
The links you provided are just eye sores.
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #172 on: October 31, 2012, 08:32:49 AM »
We like a spinning icon that is meaningful.
The links you provided are just eye sores.
+1  :D

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #173 on: November 02, 2012, 05:11:29 AM »
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We like a spinning icon that is meaningful.
The links you provided are just eye sores.
+1  :D

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #174 on: November 03, 2012, 11:47:57 PM »
I use a touch laptop so it would be nice if people who use a touch laptop and Windows 8 gets an Avast UI change. But it would be nice if its possible for users of Windows 7 and below get the same interface as now so they won't be annoyed.

Believe it or not, majority of laptops will be touch based from now on and people have no choice but to embrace Windows 8 eventually.
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #175 on: November 04, 2012, 10:26:59 PM »
Fair enough -- but what about us desktop diehards?  I don't get out much, and never had any need (or desire) for a laptop or similar portable device such as a mobile phone.  While laptops may well go that route as a more or less standard configuration, I don't think the market for desktop systems is going to dry up in any great hurry.
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #176 on: November 05, 2012, 12:22:30 AM »
No Metro UI please.  AVG's effort is horrid, hard to read and non-resizeable.  The Avast! UI is a model of clarity and ease of use by comparison.  No change for change's sake.  The UI is just that: a user interface not an unusable interface.

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #177 on: November 05, 2012, 12:42:11 PM »
Please, no Metro UI like!
I'm deeply rethinking my position.
One weekend and I'm liking Metro UI :)
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #178 on: November 05, 2012, 12:49:40 PM »
Please, no Metro UI like!
I'm deeply rethinking my position.
One weekend and I'm liking Metro UI :)

:o :(
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #179 on: November 05, 2012, 01:24:16 PM »
:o :(
I love my tablet too :)
Although, I'm using Android in both tablet and phone.
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