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Offline Cluster-Lizard

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Re: Flat as a flounder – or has Avast totally lost shape or what???
« Reply #15 on: October 22, 2013, 12:40:19 AM »
I don't need Avast to tell me it is affecting my resouces by using more of my resources animating its icon.
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Re: Flat as a flounder – or has Avast totally lost shape or what???
« Reply #16 on: October 22, 2013, 01:07:05 AM »
I like the new one much better than the old one and I hope it remains like this for future versions :)

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Re: Flat as a flounder – or has Avast totally lost shape or what???
« Reply #17 on: October 22, 2013, 01:38:42 AM »
I don't need Avast to tell me it affecting my resouces by using more of my resources animating its icon.

If you have a problem with the amount of resources that an animated tray icon uses, you really have a bad system resources problem already.
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Re: Flat as a flounder – or has Avast totally lost shape or what???
« Reply #18 on: October 23, 2013, 01:19:11 PM »
I didn't mean that it was literally affecting the speed of my system I was pointing out the irony of of the animation using system resources to tell you it is is using those resources. I hope that would have been clear.

As stated earlier my objection to the animation is that I found it visually annoying and that's why I turned it off.  We get enough flashing or animated headers and advertisements vying for our attention on screen we don't need to add to that unnecessarily clutter.         

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Flat as a flounder – or has Avast totally lost shape or what???
« Reply #19 on: October 23, 2013, 09:15:56 PM »
I have two gripes about the new v2014.9.0.2006 icon ball in the lower right task bar. First, the color is now a washed out orange where before it was a deeper orange. Second, the previous v8.0.1497 had the letter a rotating around the ball so it looked the ball was spinning but now the letter a is stationary and a vertical line just moves across the ball and doesn't look like it's spinning. I think the new icon ball is very cheap looking.
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Re: Flat as a flounder – or has Avast totally lost shape or what???
« Reply #20 on: October 23, 2013, 09:21:05 PM »
Why is the tray icon so relevant??

As long as avast is protecting its users then the quip with a tray icon is absurd.

FWIW i like the new tray icon as it is not a distraction.
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Re: Flat as a flounder – or has Avast totally lost shape or what???
« Reply #21 on: October 23, 2013, 10:08:30 PM »
A lot of software makers have went for the crappy Windows 8 flat look.
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