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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #15 on: October 08, 2015, 09:50:02 PM »
Well that was a right palaver...

Went for a repair and it froze when reinstalling the firewall
So I had to reboot then when I tried to do a clean install Avast setup was running all the time and I could do nothing.  Not even Avast clear would run

So I had to disable self protection, shut all services down and then use Revo to remove it
Then I could run Avastclear

Went for a full re-install and now not only does safezone work but I have secure DNS back :) 

However, my account is down and I cannot log in with Avast
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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #16 on: October 08, 2015, 11:08:32 PM »
Well that was a right palaver...

Went for a repair and it froze when reinstalling the firewall
So I had to reboot then when I tried to do a clean install Avast setup was running all the time and I could do nothing.  Not even Avast clear would run

So I had to disable self protection, shut all services down and then use Revo to remove it
Then I could run Avastclear

Went for a full re-install and now not only does safezone work but I have secure DNS back :) 

However, my account is down and I cannot log in with Avast
I found in the latest build of Windows 10, you need to go to Safe Mode > Programs and Features > Uninstall Avast.
Reboot
Go back to Safe Mode > Run Avastclear > Reboot back to regular mode.
Now you can cleanly install Avast without any problems.
Any other way, either Avast would not uninstall and Windows 10 would give you all kinds of headaches.
This is not the case in the  Windows 10 published release.



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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2015, 04:35:58 PM »
In Task manager when Avast SafeZone Browser lunched it showed 2 Avast SafeZone Browsers but i am Just open 1Avast SafeZone Browser.It is a Bug.
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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #18 on: October 09, 2015, 06:15:35 PM »
Avast SafeZone Browser not able to protect form Phishing sites.
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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #19 on: October 13, 2015, 08:33:24 AM »
In Task manager when Avast SafeZone Browser lunched it showed 2 Avast SafeZone Browsers but i am Just open 1Avast SafeZone Browser.It is a Bug.

Hi,

this is by design. There is another instance of the browser prepared for the Pay Mode. All the sub-processes are suspended and take almost no resources. The Pay mode is launching faster thanks to this.

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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #20 on: October 13, 2015, 08:35:51 AM »
Avast SafeZone Browser not able to protect form Phishing sites.

Web Reputation (phishing, malware, ratings..) is not working in the browser - it's a known bug. We hope we will add this protection in RC release.

Stay tuned ;)

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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #21 on: October 13, 2015, 08:38:34 AM »
Yes i use this from start of windows10.But i am not sure that it protect me against Keyloggers :-\

The question is why to add virtual keyboard? There is protection against keyloggers in the Pay mode already. So you can use normal keyboard without any fear.

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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #22 on: October 13, 2015, 09:05:29 AM »
Thanks for answers@ondrejz :)
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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #23 on: October 13, 2015, 03:10:04 PM »
Set which search engine is used when searching from the combined search and address bar-Set as Google.But on start screen it is Yahoo!.On Avast! safezone.
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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #24 on: October 13, 2015, 03:58:20 PM »

This is hopefully a bug ???
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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #25 on: October 13, 2015, 03:59:28 PM »
I hope thats a bug, but at least it isnt eating up all your RAM :)
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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #26 on: October 13, 2015, 04:29:33 PM »

This is hopefully a bug ???
I Report it earlier
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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #27 on: October 13, 2015, 04:48:01 PM »
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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #28 on: October 15, 2015, 07:55:22 AM »
Avast! Safezone Browser takes long time to tansfer in Pay Mode in many shopping sites. like Amazon,Ebay.
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Re: Avast SafeZone Browser - How do you like it?
« Reply #29 on: October 15, 2015, 02:52:41 PM »
Avast! Safezone Browser takes long time to tansfer in Pay Mode in many shopping sites. like Amazon,Ebay.

How long it takes? Do you reproduce it again after browser or computer restart? Thanks