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Offline MartinZ

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NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« on: April 27, 2016, 08:31:24 PM »
Hi all,

I am happy to announce new version AVAST 2016 (build number 2016.11.2.2262).
This update fixes some critical crashes during installation and program update.

What's new:

+ fixed crashing installations

+ fixed critical crashes on some AMD processors

+ fixed problem with huge antispam logfile

+ fixed repeatedly adding SafeZone browser icon on desktop after avast update

How to install:

1. Update from existing Avast version via Settings -> Update -> Update program

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



We hope you enjoy the new version!
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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2016, 08:33:29 PM »
Just installed the latest update on avast Pro and surprisingly all works good.
Why can't avast stay consistent and instead of adding add-ons that lots of users don't even want (I can't stand them)  and make their updates /upgrades as  smoothly as this 1  ;D
 

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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2016, 08:40:02 PM »
Sadly this release does not include the fix for creating rescue disks (iso or usb). Disabling Avast self-defense module allows rescue disks to be created.

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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2016, 08:43:36 PM »
Thanks for positive feedback. We plan to do more changes in the product soon. We will remove some features that aren't used or are causing more troubles than goodness. Our current focus is on improving detections and overall performance impact on the PC ( disk space, ram usage, web browsing speed). We will continuosly introduce these changes in the beta channel - https://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=15.0

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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2016, 08:49:03 PM »
Sadly this release does not include the fix for creating rescue disks (iso or usb). Disabling Avast self-defense module allows rescue disks to be created.

Sorry it didn't make it to this version, but this bug is fixed on internal versions, we just have to test it and then will ship the fix via microupdate.

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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2016, 08:57:46 PM »
Why, Why, Why are beta builds released to regular release versions without a build change. This practice confuses the hell out of people.
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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2016, 09:08:01 PM »
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Why, Why, Why are beta builds released to regular release versions without a build change. This practice confuses the hell out of people
Tell me about it

So this .2262 its beta release!!!

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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #7 on: April 27, 2016, 09:09:15 PM »
So this .2262 its beta release!!!

Its clearly a final release but Avast should stop releasing Beta build as final builds.
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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #8 on: April 27, 2016, 09:11:01 PM »
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Why, Why, Why are beta builds released to regular release versions without a build change. This practice confuses the hell out of people
Tell me about it

So this .2262 its beta release!!!

NO it has been released for normal program update release - that is why it is so damn confusing using what was the last beta build number.
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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2016, 09:11:07 PM »
Thanks for positive feedback. We plan to do more changes in the product soon. We will remove some features that aren't used or are causing more troubles than goodness. Our current focus is on improving detections and overall performance impact on the PC ( disk space, ram usage, web browsing speed). We will continuosly introduce these changes in the beta channel - https://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=15.0

That's nice to hear.

You should also look to improve startup times.

Anyways, I'm happy with this release since it doesn't seem to have any major issues.
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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #10 on: April 27, 2016, 09:11:32 PM »
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Its clearly a final release but Avast should stop releasing Beta build as final builds.

OK that just doesn't make sense, you contradicting your statement

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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #11 on: April 27, 2016, 09:12:11 PM »
Why, Why, Why are beta builds released to regular release versions without a build change. This practice confuses the hell out of people.

Because we don't distinguish between beta versions and release versions, but between beta and release channel. The number doesn't change because the binaries are the same, we just promoted this build to the release channel. Yes now on beta channel you will have the same version as on release, but don't worry you will get new version for beta channel next week...

Or what exactly confuses you?

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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #12 on: April 27, 2016, 09:12:37 PM »
Thanks for positive feedback. We plan to do more changes in the product soon. We will remove some features that aren't used or are causing more troubles than goodness. Our current focus is on improving detections and overall performance impact on the PC ( disk space, ram usage, web browsing speed). We will continuosly introduce these changes in the beta channel - https://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=15.0

That's nice to hear.

You should also look to improve startup times.

Anyways, I'm happy with this release since it doesn't seem to have any major issues.

You really need to finally get the HIPS, better anti-phishing, automated axploit protection and flippin NG working or added, youre way overdue with this.
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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #13 on: April 27, 2016, 09:12:42 PM »
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NO it has been released for normal program update release - that is why it is so damn confusing using what was the last beta build number

 :) Alright

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Re: NEW VERSION: 2016.11.2.2262
« Reply #14 on: April 27, 2016, 09:17:17 PM »
Thanks for positive feedback. We plan to do more changes in the product soon. We will remove some features that aren't used or are causing more troubles than goodness. Our current focus is on improving detections and overall performance impact on the PC ( disk space, ram usage, web browsing speed). We will continuosly introduce these changes in the beta channel - https://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=15.0

That's nice to hear.

You should also look to improve startup times.

Anyways, I'm happy with this release since it doesn't seem to have any major issues.

Yes startup time is something we work on as well..