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Offline Charyb-0

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Spinning Tray Icon
« on: February 04, 2015, 08:33:26 PM »
You need to add a setting to prevent the animation of the tray icon. In my opinion, very annoying.


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Re: Spinning Tray Icon
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2015, 08:38:23 PM »
What avast version ?

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Re: Spinning Tray Icon
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2015, 09:14:35 PM »
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Re: Spinning Tray Icon
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2015, 10:55:27 PM »
Fair point,  what fits in consumer doesn't necessarily fit in business.  I  will ask it be our team evaluate a means to add this to a future version down the road.

You need to add a setting to prevent the animation of the tray icon. In my opinion, very annoying.

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Re: Spinning Tray Icon
« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2015, 12:04:25 AM »
I agree..

Spinning icon option would be a very very nice thing to see.

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Re: Spinning Tray Icon
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2015, 03:23:56 AM »
Thanks all -- this has been logged with PM and we'll keep an eye on how many people ask for it.  As I said, I agree it's not fitting for business as well.

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Re: Spinning Tray Icon
« Reply #6 on: February 06, 2015, 08:49:05 AM »
Kinda strange that you can disable it in the consumer versions but not in the cloud version...

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Re: Spinning Tray Icon
« Reply #7 on: April 29, 2015, 03:37:24 PM »
Nearly 3 months later and this simple option is still on available.  Animated tray icons are horrible IMO - if something "moves" in that area it should be because it requires attention from the user.  Animation for animations sake is just an unnecessary distraction.

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Re: Spinning Tray Icon
« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2015, 04:04:45 PM »
Has there been any progress (or workaround) to stop the animation icon?  It is very distracting to most users.
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Re: Spinning Tray Icon
« Reply #9 on: September 22, 2015, 04:22:14 PM »
HI,

We are working on adding the most used settings to the portal, hopefully we will see this in the next release. At this time I do not have a ETA for the next release but will try to keep you posted as new info comes in.


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Re: Spinning Tray Icon
« Reply #10 on: September 23, 2015, 12:25:55 PM »
I just customize my (Windows 7) system tray icons so that it is set to "only show notifications".  If you're not interested in the animation you're not likely to need to see the tray icon perpetually at all.  I think there is possibly a Group Policy to do this in User Configuration\Administrative Templates\Start Menu and Taskbar but I haven't looked.

If no user-selectable option becomes available, I'd like to see it just animate for scheduled scans or even updates.  Currently it seems to animate at frequently odd times, presumably when it is doing a on-demand scan of a new file or web page etc.