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phoenixsecure

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Avast 8 compatibility with Windows 8.1
« on: October 07, 2013, 04:52:34 PM »
Hi,

   there seem to be a compatibility problem with Windows 8.1

   Any info on that?

Thanks.

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Re: Avast 8 compatibility with Windows 8.1
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2013, 05:01:06 PM »
The question is what version of win8.1 you are using ?

Because early public trial of 8.1 and also RC versions still had the AVs allowed (compatibility) locked down, even though avast 8.0.1497 is compatible, as it the avast 2014 RC2 (beta) version.
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Re: Avast 8 compatibility with Windows 8.1
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2013, 06:25:03 PM »
I am using the version from TechNet, which is the official version and the one release to manufacturer.

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Re: Avast 8 compatibility with Windows 8.1
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2013, 12:15:39 AM »
Then both of the versions mentioned should be compatible.

So what is the compatibility problem ?
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Re: Avast 8 compatibility with Windows 8.1
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2013, 12:05:49 PM »
When I start my computer I get a message from Windows that says the program is not compatible.

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Re: Avast 8 compatibility with Windows 8.1
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2013, 02:59:51 PM »
Yes that looks like avast hasn't been added to the list of compatible AVs as yet but both of the builds that I mentioned previously are compatible and you can ignore the message.
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Re: Avast 8 compatibility with Windows 8.1
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2013, 04:53:13 PM »
It IS still INCOMPATIBLE! Costing "Task Host" notice with restarting!!! Avast is HANGING in background slowing restart. Instead of  "...could be compatible..." excuse, fix this problem.
Thanx.

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Re: Avast 8 compatibility with Windows 8.1
« Reply #7 on: December 05, 2013, 07:52:37 PM »
Fully compatible with my windows 8.1 64bit, if you could explain what the problem is we may be able to help

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Re: Avast 8 compatibility with Windows 8.1
« Reply #8 on: December 05, 2013, 07:56:32 PM »
Works fine here on my win 8.1 system as well.

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Re: Avast 8 compatibility with Windows 8.1
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2013, 08:49:56 PM »
It IS still INCOMPATIBLE! Costing "Task Host" notice with restarting!!! Avast is HANGING in background slowing restart. Instead of  "...could be compatible..." excuse, fix this problem.
Thanx.
You're posting a lot of complains that, after all, does not fit the reality. As asked, post more info about your problem and system in order to get help.
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