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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #30 on: October 04, 2016, 10:54:34 AM »
Here's the path for avast5.ini: C:\ProgramData\AVAST Software\Avast

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Ah yes there's my mistake, I was looking in Program Files not Program Data directory, they both have similar paths.

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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #31 on: October 04, 2016, 01:24:06 PM »
All of our user-modifiable files reside under ProgramData\Avast Software while all of our binaries lurk in Program Files\Avast Software.  Just so it's easier to remember ;)

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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #32 on: October 06, 2016, 11:37:32 AM »
Hi Avast team

any progress on a proper fix for this issue? so that we don't have to use the work around ini tweak

cheers

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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #33 on: October 06, 2016, 01:04:17 PM »
Hello,
fix is under review and then will be deliveder by uUpdate.

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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #34 on: October 08, 2016, 01:44:45 AM »
Hello,
fix is under review and then will be deliveder by uUpdate.

Milos

Thanks Milos

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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #35 on: October 11, 2016, 03:31:09 PM »
any updates on this issue, i couldn't edit that ini file (didn't bother with safe mode) so in passive mode, i guess these issues may become more common with other games.

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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #36 on: October 11, 2016, 03:38:36 PM »
any updates on this issue, i couldn't edit that ini file (didn't bother with safe mode) so in passive mode, i guess these issues may become more common with other games.
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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #37 on: October 14, 2016, 11:07:48 AM »
Hello,
fix was released yesterday by uupdate.

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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #38 on: October 15, 2016, 06:42:59 AM »
I played Forza a little earlier and then heard about an update to Avast so I installed it a few minutes ago. Now Forza won't work again.

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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #39 on: October 17, 2016, 12:09:52 PM »
I played Forza a little earlier and then heard about an update to Avast so I installed it a few minutes ago. Now Forza won't work again.

Can you comment on this Milos?

Also is forza crashing at the intro movie?

also Milos can I now remove the virtualisation fix now from the avast5.ini ??

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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #40 on: October 17, 2016, 12:21:09 PM »
...can I now remove the virtualisation fix now from the avast5.ini ??
As the fix has been deployed already, yes.
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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #41 on: October 17, 2016, 01:38:33 PM »
I played Forza a little earlier and then heard about an update to Avast so I installed it a few minutes ago. Now Forza won't work again.
Hello,
in which phase does it crash? During the intro?

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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #42 on: March 16, 2017, 06:45:11 PM »
I have the same problem. I bought Forza Horizon 3 and everything ran so smooth until yesterday. Since yesterday, I am expiriencing startup problems with Forza Horizon 3. It crashes in the "Playground" logo, and it does'nt leave and error code or log. I googled it and it said that it may be caused because of Avast Antivirus. I uninstalled Avast but it did'nt help. I also raed that it helps to disable the mic for the game but it did'nt change a thing. Can you help me with this? I just want to play Forza Horizon... Thank you.

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Re: Microsoft Forza Horizon 3 on PC crashing due to Avast?
« Reply #43 on: March 16, 2017, 06:50:10 PM »
I have the same problem. I bought Forza Horizon 3 and everything ran so smooth until yesterday. Since yesterday, I am expiriencing startup problems with Forza Horizon 3. It crashes in the "Playground" logo, and it does'nt leave and error code or log. I googled it and it said that it may be caused because of Avast Antivirus. I uninstalled Avast but it did'nt help. I also raed that it helps to disable the mic for the game but it did'nt change a thing. Can you help me with this? I just want to play Forza Horizon... Thank you.

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