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Offline hectic-mmv

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AVAST 2015 R3(2015.10.3.2223)
« on: July 13, 2015, 03:30:03 PM »
Hi all,

New version AVAST 2015 R3 (build number 2015.10.3.2223) has been released:

New features and improvements in Avast 2015 R3:
  • Grimefighter is now redone and called Cleanup.
            - runs without need of reboot
            - much faster
            - runs on more devices (better compatibility)
  • Improved Windows 10 compatibility
  • Ability to check compatibility issues with other antivirus software
  • Host-based intrusion prevention system (HIPS): an installed software package which monitors a single host for suspicious activity by analyzing events occurring within that host
  • StreamFilter with HTTPS scanning  is now available also for Windows XP/Vista
  • NG is not using Volume Shadow Copy Service anymore


How to install:

1. Update from existing Avast version

2. Or you can download and install from here:

http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup.exe

http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup.exe

http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_internet_security_setup.exe

http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup.exe



Avast cleaner:
http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avastclear.exe

It should be possible to install this version on top of your existing avast! installation (all settings should be preserved).

To report BSODs, crashes or any other none trivial problems please use new SupportPackage generating tool.
- http://utils.support.tools.avast.com/tools/support/utils/avastsupport.exe

Instructions how to use it can be easily found:
- https://www.avast.com/en-us/faq.php?article=AVKB33#artTitle



Thank you very much to everyone who contributed on release!
Avast team
« Last Edit: July 29, 2015, 12:42:10 PM by MartinZ »

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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2015, 03:34:44 PM »
Im already running this Build version but im gonna clean install anyway to avoid potential issues :)

Cant wait for Avast 2016, i hope you have something bigger planned security-wise :D
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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #2 on: July 13, 2015, 03:39:23 PM »
I've update the AIS via GUI and everything is running smooth as a baby bum ;)

Thanks for the update Avast ;)
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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2015, 03:41:39 PM »
Hi,

it was much nicer, when there was a final release with a different version number as in the past years (even if nothing has changed from RC to RTM). Maybe this should be considered again for future releases.

German users might be interested in the Avast 2015 R3 German Release Notes translation.
Feel welcome to also visit the German Avast Community Forums for support and discussions with other security specialists as well as beginners!

Avast 19.6.2383 German Release Notes

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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #4 on: July 13, 2015, 03:46:02 PM »
So nothing new for us Beta testers today :'(

Greetz, Red.
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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #5 on: July 13, 2015, 03:52:50 PM »
Updated on my win 8.1 with no problems.  :)

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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2015, 04:09:40 PM »
So nothing new for us Beta testers today :'(
Nope. ;D
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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2015, 04:17:19 PM »
So nothing new for us Beta testers today :'(

Greetz, Red.

I am sorry Rednose. No new bugs released today. Don't worry, new beta release will be here soon and lots of new issues ;)

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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #8 on: July 13, 2015, 04:31:13 PM »
Don't worry, new beta release will be here soon and lots of new issues ;)

Yes I know : R4 Beta with the new SafeZone ;)

Greetz, Red.


P.S. I think I am going to email Petr Kurtin, to see if I can get an Alpha of it.
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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #9 on: July 13, 2015, 04:41:01 PM »
I read where the rest of the versions such as Pro went final today. I thought that AIS would as well. Guess not.

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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #10 on: July 13, 2015, 04:41:20 PM »
Or Avast 2016 Beta :) Who knows?

Avast team knows that for sure

PS: I dont think Petr Kurtin will give you an alpha
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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #11 on: July 13, 2015, 04:52:12 PM »
Hi,

it was much nicer, when there was a final release with a different version number as in the past years (even if nothing has changed from RC to RTM). Maybe this should be considered again for future releases.
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I couldn't agree more an RC build number shouldn't suddenly become the the Release version number - even if there have been no changes (in what was a short R3 RC2) the build number should have an incremental increase (even if artificial) as I feel it avoids confusion.

For those involved in the Beta testing, including RC builds still have 2015 BETA emblazoned on the UI.

If there are many new/updates things due soon why the rush to avast 2015 R3 ???
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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #12 on: July 13, 2015, 04:59:21 PM »
Thanks for the release.I just updated via gui of Avast! free it is more smooth,But Avast! should give brief description of the Host-based intrusion prevention system (HIPS).Have a good day :D
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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #13 on: July 13, 2015, 05:01:17 PM »
@Be Secure: An Avast team member wanted to give more information on it, but nothing yet.

@hectic-mmv: Whats going on? :D
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Re: AVAST 2015 R3 (2015.10.3.2223)
« Reply #14 on: July 13, 2015, 05:05:20 PM »
"Over the top" custom installation. Everything looks good except I lost all restore points, AGAIN !

Avast! should give brief description of the Host-based intrusion prevention system (HIPS).
I agree.