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How would you call this new feature?

Software Health
55 (51.9%)
Software Updater
21 (19.8%)
Update Manager
8 (7.5%)
Software Manager
22 (20.8%)

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Voting closed: January 25, 2013, 09:07:13 AM

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Offline Gopher John

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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #30 on: January 18, 2013, 07:45:45 PM »
Vulnerability Scan ?

Well, not every 'old' version is vulnerable. ;)

That's true.  Avast, as a security program, should only be checking to see if a known vulnerability in an installed program has a patch, and for no other reason.  Not every update every software company offers is an improvement.  That's why many companies do a controlled rollout of any updates, after checking them on a few systems on a limited basis.  If the update doesn't pass the usability test, it doesn't get deployed further.
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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #31 on: January 18, 2013, 07:50:28 PM »
I like:

Patch This!

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Patch It!

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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #32 on: January 18, 2013, 08:20:28 PM »
Software Health sounds more cool but I don't think it's really about the actual health of the software.  It's more about the updates relating to the software, thus Software Updater is the logical choice.  All the smart people no doubt agree! ;D

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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #33 on: January 18, 2013, 09:33:00 PM »
I voted for Software Health because that is exactly what it's for. To check the health/integrity of specific software.  8)
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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #34 on: January 18, 2013, 09:41:34 PM »
I voted for Software Health because that is exactly what it's for. To check the health/integrity of specific software.  8)
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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #35 on: January 18, 2013, 09:47:16 PM »
Maybe an option should be "Software Integrity"?  :)
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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #36 on: January 18, 2013, 10:01:05 PM »
The key point is what 'software' many will think it refers to avast, software is just to general a description.
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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #37 on: January 18, 2013, 10:46:07 PM »
What about just "Prevention" ?
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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #38 on: January 18, 2013, 11:05:29 PM »
For me is best if avast will concentrate all they effort on improving security. But this is only my opinion. Thank you avast for this great product, happy user for more then 5 years. Long live avast  :)

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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #39 on: January 18, 2013, 11:15:52 PM »
For me is best if avast will concentrate all they effort on improving security.
Having up to date software is a security concern. I wouldn't be too thrilled if a malware writer/creator found a whole in any given piece of software.  :)
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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #40 on: January 18, 2013, 11:16:32 PM »
Sorry about wandering a bit OT (I couldn't care less, personally, about what you call the feature) with a question -- is it intended to cover more or less the same apps as Secunia, i.e., a replacement for the latter, or is it intended to complement Secunia (assuming you have and use it), as an independent check analogous to the multi-layer protection we use for other things?
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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #41 on: January 18, 2013, 11:23:00 PM »
I voted for first option. I like it as it is. But if you ask me how I translate it, I will still use "updater" or "checker" like translation.

Well, I really like the feature myself. It will be great addition to help average users keep they Flash etc up to date. Even tho it might not be fully automatic, it still prompts them (in their native language) to update programs :)

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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #42 on: January 18, 2013, 11:32:19 PM »
+1

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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #43 on: January 19, 2013, 12:02:49 AM »
I chose "Update Manager" since that's what it actually does.

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Re: POLL: Naming new feature in V8
« Reply #44 on: January 19, 2013, 12:09:34 AM »
I like the Software Health more and it's better :)

Software Health means many things i.e. is avast up-to-date, are all avast functions working properly, are all patches and updates from Microsoft Update has been installed, are all programs i.e. Adobe Reader, Java, and etc are up-to-date.

Software Health really really sounds good! I really want this to be in Avast 8
« Last Edit: January 19, 2013, 01:14:17 AM by Staticguy »
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