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Offline timothydrex

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Re: NEW Version: Avast Antivirus 2015 R2 (2015.10.2.2214)
« Reply #180 on: March 19, 2015, 09:29:14 PM »
I just updated to the new version of Avast! FREE. I have two questions.

1) I cannot find a "help" section anywhere. Is there one? If so, how do I get to it?

2) Is there a way to schedule a "Smart Scan"? I found the scheduling options for the other scans, but not for Smart Scan.
« Last Edit: March 19, 2015, 09:48:25 PM by timothydrex »

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Re: NEW Version: Avast Antivirus 2015 R2 (2015.10.2.2214)
« Reply #181 on: March 19, 2015, 11:07:41 PM »
1) When in the AvastUI, navigate to the section you want help for, then click on the question mark in the upper right hand corner.
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Re: NEW Version: Avast Antivirus 2015 R2 (2015.10.2.2214)
« Reply #182 on: March 20, 2015, 11:40:51 AM »
Hello everyone.

I updated my free Avast antivirus to its latest version on Tuesday and since then my computer (with windows vista home premium 32 bit service pack 2) has been consistently crashing with the infamous blue screen!
I don't notice any pattern except when I try to access the DVD RW Drive - then it always crashes!

It's too much of a coincidence that this started happening after the update...

My hard drive seems to be okay and I suspect that Avast screwed up some system files - unfortunately I can't use any restore point because after the first crash they all 'vanished' and so my hands are pretty much tied.

I have no idea what to do anymore - I ran the error-cheking tool and for the partition (I have 2 - one for data and another one for the OS) with the OS it showed the following message:
"The master file table's (MFT) BITMAP attribute is incorrect.
The volume Bitmap is incorrect.
Windows found problems with the file system.
Run CHKDSK with the /F (fix) option to correct these."

I ran the error-cheking for the OS partition with the option "Automatically fix file system errors", restarted the computer and nothing happened.

Also, when I right click on a file/folder and scan it, sometimes nothing happens and when it does the avast window that previously showed the progress of the scan is now blank and a small window appears in the lower right corner of the screen with the progress of the scan with question marks in it... is this normal?

Can anyone please help me out?

Thank you so much.





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Re: NEW Version: Avast Antivirus 2015 R2 (2015.10.2.2214)
« Reply #183 on: March 20, 2015, 11:48:06 AM »
Please start your own thread.

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Re: NEW Version: Avast Antivirus 2015 R2 (2015.10.2.2214)
« Reply #184 on: March 21, 2015, 10:36:30 AM »
The program and the the virus can't be updated in china(mainland).
Have the latest news? When can return to normal?

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Re: NEW Version: Avast Antivirus 2015 R2 (2015.10.2.2214)
« Reply #185 on: March 21, 2015, 11:44:19 AM »
The program and the the virus can't be updated in china(mainland).
Have the latest news? When can return to normal?

Avast! is blocked in China.

I am sorry, but I don't have any new information. Topics of interest :

https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=167092.0
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=167620.0

If you have more questions, please start your own topic  :)

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NEW Version: Avast Antivirus 2015 R2 (2015.10.2.2214)
« Reply #186 on: March 22, 2015, 11:31:57 AM »
Hello to everyone. :D
I need your help. I use Avast Premier and i'm fully satisfied with it but something wrong happened when i upgraded it to release 150314-1 (program release 2015.10.0.2208). I use an home PC with windows 7 home premium installed but, from the upgrade to the a.m. release, i'm not able to connect to internet. I have checked the matter with my Internet Service Provider but nothing wrong emerged (i'm using internet now, with another PC, to send this post and all works well). From what we have seen, it seems AVAST Premier stops internet access because it seems Avast firewall do not consider valid the port (the same i'm using now from this PC) to access ISP system. Apart from this i'm experiencing two other problems: Avast Premier stalls if i open the main menu (from where you can check and set all the Premier features). The only way to go on with it is to restart the PC (you can't stop it even if your stop the related "windows service". The second problem is that is not possible to repair or disinstall the software because it stops the same way as the one i told on "problem one". It's possible that the file is damaged but the fact that i'm not able to connect internet, makes me impossible to correct the problem. One last information: the software is registered to my name with order number 15017580228 dated 19 October 2013.
Desperately waiting for your indications  :'(.
Best regards to all of you at Avast and thank ypu for the high quality of our SW (1 proble in a 4 years span shows how good Avast is  :D).
Roberto Meregalli Milan - Italy

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Re: NEW Version: Avast Antivirus 2015 R2 (2015.10.2.2214)
« Reply #187 on: March 22, 2015, 08:36:04 PM »
The New version shows it was successfully downloaded on my lap top yesterday but when I go to  the statistic section in the menu it shows -0- updates in the past 24 hours---this is usually over a 100 on any given day.    Am I protected???? 
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Re: NEW Version: Avast Antivirus 2015 R2 (2015.10.2.2214)
« Reply #188 on: March 23, 2015, 05:27:30 AM »
The New version shows it was successfully downloaded on my lap top yesterday but when I go to  the statistic section in the menu it shows -0- updates in the past 24 hours---this is usually over a 100 on any given day.    Am I protected???? 
Kat

Currently we all are facing a minor issue on the streaming updates and connections sometimes fails. It has to do with Avast servers. Probably they are doing some server maintenance and will take some time. We do get VPS updates.

Nothing to worry about. We are protected.
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Re: NEW Version: Avast Antivirus 2015 R2 (2015.10.2.2214)
« Reply #189 on: April 05, 2015, 01:39:43 AM »
I had to reinstall my Windows 7 Profissional and consequenttly all softwares too. I bought a licence for 3 PCs/2 years - till Feb.2016, of Avast Internet Security. I'm trying to download the 2014 version and I can't find it in nowhere. Please, tell me know how can I find a version 2014 of the Avast Internet Security, because my licence is vallid till February, 2016. Thanks a lot..