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Re: AVAST upgrade has crippled my computer, cannot uninstall, only browser runs
« Reply #75 on: February 19, 2017, 09:30:44 PM »
Just now I have installed updated Avast free. As I'm also Comodo FW 8 user I can confirm there is already no problem with Avast and Comodo. Thank you very much. Hopefully no problem will appear later... I'm testing it just a while.

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Re: AVAST upgrade has crippled my computer, cannot uninstall, only browser runs
« Reply #76 on: February 20, 2017, 09:45:31 PM »
Just installed Comodo 10 and updated Avast, same problem. Is there a correct sequence?

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Re: AVAST upgrade has crippled my computer, cannot uninstall, only browser runs
« Reply #77 on: February 21, 2017, 07:43:45 AM »
Just installed Comodo 10 and updated Avast, same problem. Is there a correct sequence?
You could try the latest beta: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=15
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Re: AVAST upgrade has crippled my computer, cannot uninstall, only browser runs
« Reply #78 on: February 21, 2017, 01:18:36 PM »
Just installed Comodo 10 and updated Avast, same problem. Is there a correct sequence?
The correct sequence was to totally remove both Avast and Comodo.
Once that was done, install Avast first, followed by Comodo.
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Re: AVAST upgrade has crippled my computer, cannot uninstall, only browser runs
« Reply #79 on: February 22, 2017, 08:56:16 PM »
The scanning problem has already been acknowledged by Avast as a bug.


Has this been fixed??

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Re: AVAST upgrade has crippled my computer, cannot uninstall, only browser runs
« Reply #80 on: February 22, 2017, 10:19:47 PM »
Installed beta and powered off.
After power on, all working.
Tks a lot.

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Re: AVAST upgrade has crippled my computer, cannot uninstall, only browser runs
« Reply #81 on: February 23, 2017, 08:18:35 AM »
You're welcome.
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It is a bad idea to use Avast and Windows Defender at the same time. You should disable Windows Defender when you are using Avast. Windows Defender is good for basic protection when you don't have any antivirus software, but if you have an antivirus then it is best to disable to Windows Defender.

Take help from this link in order to disable Windows Defender:-
http://www.howali.com/2017/04/disable-turn-off-windows-defender-in-windows-10-8-7.html

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It is a bad idea to use Avast and Windows Defender at the same time. You should disable Windows Defender when you are using Avast. Windows Defender is good for basic protection when you don't have any antivirus software, but if you have an antivirus then it is best to disable to Windows Defender.

Take help from this link in order to disable Windows Defender:-
http://www.howali.com/2017/04/disable-turn-off-windows-defender-in-windows-10-8-7.html

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This all depends on the version of Windows that's installed on the system.
In windows 10, Defender turns itself off whenever a third part AV is installed.
In windows 7 and below, Defender is an Anti-malware not an AV program and should be removed.
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And in Windows versions prior to 10, avast is disabling Defender when you install avast.

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It is a bad idea to use Avast and Windows Defender at the same time. You should disable Windows Defender when you are using Avast. Windows Defender is good for basic protection when you don't have any antivirus software, but if you have an antivirus then it is best to disable to Windows Defender.

Take help from this link in order to disable Windows Defender:-
http://www.howali.com/2017/04/disable-turn-off-windows-defender-in-windows-10-8-7.html

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This all depends on the version of Windows that's installed on the system.
In windows 10, Defender turns itself off whenever a third part AV is installed.
In windows 7 and below, Defender is an Anti-malware not an AV program and should be removed.

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