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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #180 on: November 09, 2012, 06:45:32 AM »
Idea of adding something like this  :D

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #181 on: November 09, 2012, 11:51:26 AM »
Vlk, any plans about the GUI of avast! 8?
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #182 on: November 12, 2012, 02:56:08 PM »
Hi All

I'm using avast! 7.0.1474 on Win XP SP2

My only concern is the transparent menus.  Not only can I not read them, they don't appear to do anything when I try and click them.  My display settings are set to "Performance" and "Classic Windows" so I don't know why this should be.    It looks like this:

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #183 on: November 12, 2012, 03:00:49 PM »
Sorry, I was unable to inline that image.  Anyhow, is there any way I can disable this?

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The GUI layout is pretty good IMHO, thank you for an excellent free product which continues to tick all my boxes.
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #184 on: November 13, 2012, 11:25:21 PM »
I think avast! should get the COMODO-like gadget as the current one as was said - can be misused by hackers, If you ask how COMODO has it's gadget - well it's based on own app, It's not standard windows gadget.
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #185 on: November 13, 2012, 11:44:42 PM »
I think avast! should get the COMODO-like gadget as the current one as was said - can be misused by hackers, If you ask how COMODO has it's gadget - well it's based on own app, It's not standard windows gadget.
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #186 on: November 15, 2012, 05:33:20 AM »
I humbly object  - well, emphatically  - to the "advertisements" popping up.  When I pay for the program,  I don't want any damn  adds.  I don't want to see a link to an article, or any other info,  period, when I get the popup about the database being updated.
How do I turn that off?

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #187 on: November 15, 2012, 02:41:52 PM »
I humbly object  - well, emphatically  - to the "advertisements" popping up.  When I pay for the program,  I don't want any damn  adds.  I don't want to see a link to an article, or any other info,  period, when I get the popup about the database being updated.
How do I turn that off?
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #188 on: November 20, 2012, 04:53:53 AM »
thanks  bob - but,  I don't mind the  popup that says "database updated" - but when its double-sized because it's got a link to some other crap article or ad... that I don't like.

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #189 on: November 20, 2012, 06:44:49 PM »
For the most part, v7 is pretty well laid out (and I've been using 4.8 since it came out), and everything is nicely laid out, and I like that you can disable the voices in v7, because the sounds for 4.8 were annoying. But the virus detected one got my attention.

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #190 on: November 23, 2012, 10:15:52 AM »
smaller pop ups and they resize if you click here and add small button like on the pop up. the pop ups are a little big

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #191 on: November 30, 2012, 05:14:33 PM »
I just upgraded from AVAST 4.8 to 7, and the reason I have held out this long (years) is because of two features: 4.8's Enhanced User Interface and the Show Detailed Information option under the advanced settings of the Task (this is the feature that would popup the files being scanned by AVAST in real-time - this is a very useful and revealing tool when you have suspicious activity going on on a system - it let's you know what's going on in the background).

I'm pleased with the current GUI, though I'd like to see more advanced features like these for Power Users and IT Professionals.

Before I switched to AVAST 7 from 4.8 I tried another AV product (Bitdefender). Bitdefender seems to have a good AV engine, but the latest 2013 version GUI looks like it's targeted for the broader audience (dumbed down for simplicity, which is appropriate for most, but I'd like more visibility and control options). AVAST's interface has the most advanced-user features out of the products I've played with lately, so I've upgraded and I'm happy with it (although I'd like to see the Show Detailed Info option from 4.8, and other options like it).

Good job AVAST team.

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #192 on: December 03, 2012, 06:54:20 PM »
I think now it's time to change the background entirely dark (which avast has little at moment) and give some little orange color(which currently we can see mostly in the GUI). At the same time by giving the metro look to the GUI will definitely make premium look.

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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #193 on: December 03, 2012, 07:51:01 PM »
God NO, not metro, I hate those ugly tiles, this is possibly the one thing that many really dislike. Avast should keep its own corporate identity and colour scheme.
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Re: Avast GUI Discussion
« Reply #194 on: December 03, 2012, 07:57:24 PM »
Avast should keep its own corporate identity and colour scheme.
+1 :)