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Offline ANGAD

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Avast! and Windows 8
« on: January 16, 2013, 11:23:49 AM »
Hello Everyone,

i am using avast! 2013 free antivirus .My program version is 7.0.1474. I am also using windows 8 pro.

The problem is that as long as the avast shield controls are on, i cannot open settings of windows, as soon as i click on "change pc settings",it opens for a second and then crashes back to the start screen but when i disable the shield control, everything works normally.
I rely only on avast and don't want to change my antivirus ,so please give me suggestion about the problem.

thank you.

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Re: Avast! and Windows 8
« Reply #1 on: January 16, 2013, 12:19:11 PM »
Hello and welcome to the forum! :)

Do you have disabled Windows Defender?

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Re: Avast! and Windows 8
« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2013, 03:02:42 PM »
Which windows functions can't you access ???
How are you attempting to get to the settings that don't open ???
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