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larrytheotter

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New V4.1.278
« on: October 07, 2003, 10:36:16 PM »
I have just tried to acquire v4.1.278 by right clicking the avast icon and choosing "updating/program update".  The completion of the download process is "package broken"!  If i download from the web site and re-install am I going to ruin anything I already have setup?

Is this a user error(me) or will the broken package issue be corrected soon?

techie101

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2003, 11:13:56 PM »
larry,

Firstly, I didn't know that the Team had released a build 278.  The last build I was aware of was 268.  I will have to check on that.

Anyway, if the version you have now in place works, then I would leave things alone until the Avast Team can look into the "broken chain" problem.  If the problem is with the download, then it will only reoccur, or YES, it might affect the working version you have right now.

Other users have reported this, but I am not sure at this moment what the Team is doing about it.  

Sorry I could not offer more information at this point.

 ???

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2003, 11:28:26 PM »
Well, might it be that the servers are just too stressed and send invalid/incomplete data?

Someone suggesting that downloading the two files manually (using wget) worked for him... I wonder if that's a coincidence, that the manual download worked, or not...
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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2003, 11:28:46 PM »
larry,

Firstly, I didn't know that the Team had released a build 278.  The last build I was aware of was 268.  I will have to check on that.

4.1.278   Auto downloaded OK for me... seemingly no problems. :)

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2003, 01:20:17 AM »
4.1.278   Auto downloaded OK for me... seemingly no problems. :)

For me everything ok, like Walker  8)
Does your problems are related to those in http://www.avast.com/forum/index.php?board=2;action=display;threadid=1401 ?  ;)
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shgoh

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2003, 01:26:10 AM »
works fine for me ;D

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #6 on: October 08, 2003, 03:08:59 AM »
Please, folks, when posible try not to open new topics for the same subject (or related ones). About updating from 4.1.268 to 4.1.278 are the following foruns just today!

http://www.avast.com/forum/index.php?board=2;action=display;threadid=1244
http://www.avast.com/forum/index.php?board=2;action=display;threadid=1395
http://www.avast.com/forum/index.php?board=2;action=display;threadid=1398
http://www.avast.com/forum/index.php?board=2;action=display;threadid=1401

Maybe cross questions & answers could be found.
This is just a suggestion  ;)
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ts

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #7 on: October 08, 2003, 09:17:15 AM »
Vlk,

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Well, might it be that the servers are just too stressed and send invalid/incomplete data?
That could be. The reachability of the avast-servers had not been too good yesterday evening (speaking timezone +0200).

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Someone suggesting that downloading the two files manually (using wget) worked for him... I wonder if that's a coincidence, that the manual download worked, or not...
That worked for me. Perhaps there is a problem in avast! when downloading the updates and not having a good connection to the update-server (might it be a modem on the one side, or heavy load on the server-side)[1]?

Bye,
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[1] I think you are using some sort of library/component to do the data-transfer so I can't really believe in a bug like that... but that was my conclusion after updating manually worked just perfect.

troglodite

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #8 on: October 08, 2003, 02:39:13 PM »
As much as I hate to say it, I think the number of bad upgrades is going to number in the thousands.  Mine was bad also.  Same problem.   "Broken Package." :-[

Amerk_5

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #9 on: October 08, 2003, 05:07:57 PM »
Use solution #1 found in this thread. I was able to update avast without any problems after getting the "Broken Package" message. http://www.avast.com/forum/index.php?board=2;action=display;threadid=1401

mantra

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #10 on: October 08, 2003, 05:42:20 PM »
it asked me every time to reboot?!?!?!?

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2003, 09:51:15 PM »
it asked me every time to reboot?!?!?!?

Mantra, version 4.1.278 or new 4.1.280 ?  ::)
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dacovale

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2003, 01:30:56 AM »
what if you didn't get a notice about any broken packages?

It won't install.
Incremental updates doesn't work, 'cause "a module is missing".
And I've tried to find a download that fixes this problem, to no avail.
could someone please help me?

ps.
I'm trying to upgrade from 4.1.268
« Last Edit: October 09, 2003, 01:35:16 AM by dacovale »

kubecj

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2003, 02:01:58 AM »
This is completely unrelated problem.

Go to avast4\setup directory and copy setiface.ovr to setiface.dll. Then update program manually.

If that doesn't help, download full installer and upgrade.

HTH,

dacovale

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Re:New V4.1.278
« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2003, 02:16:41 AM »
Thank you. worked like a charm. :-)