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Offline Rednose

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Re: Whats this forums purpose exactly?
« Reply #15 on: January 29, 2017, 07:12:35 PM »
Considering only Avast Team members could create a new sub-forum, it would be nice to see who created it.  In the past there has been an initial topic/post by the person creating the new sub-forum.

There are no Moderators assigned to this sub-forum either.

This subforum is created by MartinZ.

He told he would do some maintenance, but this sub-forum came as a surprise for me as well.

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Re: Whats this forums purpose exactly?
« Reply #16 on: January 30, 2017, 01:01:10 AM »
Lisandro won't like this :P

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On contrary, this is a wish of mine. We need to have a place to learn from competition :)
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Re: Whats this forums purpose exactly?
« Reply #17 on: February 01, 2017, 07:14:47 AM »
Why can't the Avast Program updater be as good as:
http://support.kaspersky.com/11827#block5
Avast has a very short list. When I run the Avast Program updater it only finds 2 programs. I downloaded Secunia PSI because I wanted to compare. Secunia finds 43 programs.
Agreed that avast is on the short end of covered programs but then again avast mission is not to catalog and notify every possible iteration of possible software programs one can run on their systems.  Actually, as there have been issues with Secunia in the past I have found this program works well as it is self-contained and does not require installation to do its thing:  https://patchmypc.net
Like Secunia it will auto-update and install the latest known secure versions of programs.
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Re: Whats this forums purpose exactly?
« Reply #18 on: February 01, 2017, 03:36:27 PM »
Why can't the Avast Program updater be as good as:
http://support.kaspersky.com/11827#block5
Avast has a very short list. When I run the Avast Program updater it only finds 2 programs. I downloaded Secunia PSI because I wanted to compare. Secunia finds 43 programs.
Agreed that avast is on the short end of covered programs but then again avast mission is not to catalog and notify every possible iteration of possible software programs one can run on their systems.  Actually, as there have been issues with Secunia in the past I have found this program works well as it is self-contained and does not require installation to do its thing:  https://patchmypc.net
Like Secunia it will auto-update and install the latest known secure versions of programs.
I tried your suggested program. It not only updated some outdated programs but also let me know of multiple installs of 4 programs.
It helped to solve a slowdown caused by Malwarebytes multi install. Thanks.

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Re: Whats this forums purpose exactly?
« Reply #19 on: February 03, 2017, 01:54:02 AM »
Why can't the Avast Program updater be as good as:
http://support.kaspersky.com/11827#block5
Avast has a very short list. When I run the Avast Program updater it only finds 2 programs. I downloaded Secunia PSI because I wanted to compare. Secunia finds 43 programs.
Agreed that avast is on the short end of covered programs but then again avast mission is not to catalog and notify every possible iteration of possible software programs one can run on their systems.  Actually, as there have been issues with Secunia in the past I have found this program works well as it is self-contained and does not require installation to do its thing:  https://patchmypc.net
Like Secunia it will auto-update and install the latest known secure versions of programs.
I tried your suggested program. It not only updated some outdated programs but also let me know of multiple installs of 4 programs.
It helped to solve a slowdown caused by Malwarebytes multi install. Thanks.
NP Bob.  Very useful program and it does not have to be resident to run.  You can post in the update section if you wish.
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