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Re: System Restore and the avast! Self Protection function
« Reply #15 on: February 06, 2015, 04:36:18 PM »
So, glad to see new BETA and while the release notes give some progress and warm and fuzzies it is not a complete list.
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=165749.0
I could list many items Avast said they were fixing from threads that do not show up in the list but lets take a real important one....System Restore.........fixed ?
I just tested the function and am happy to say that I was able to create a restore point with Self Protection enabled.
Most importantly, I was able to restore the computer from that restore point without any problems. :)
Hope that some others will also test what I've found to confirm this fix. I ran it on a Windows 8.1 64 bit computer.
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Re: System Restore and the avast! Self Protection function
« Reply #16 on: February 06, 2015, 08:41:49 PM »
So, glad to see new BETA and while the release notes give some progress and warm and fuzzies it is not a complete list.
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=165749.0
I could list many items Avast said they were fixing from threads that do not show up in the list but lets take a real important one....System Restore.........fixed ?
I just tested the function and am happy to say that I was able to create a restore point with Self Protection enabled.
Most importantly, I was able to restore the computer from that restore point without any problems. :)
Hope that some others will also test what I've found to confirm this fix. I ran it on a Windows 8.1 64 bit computer.

Good news ! ...........when I get a chance and not traveling I'll try on W7 64-bit.
Wish Avast would put this on release notes......think pretty important fix.  ;)