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Offline MartinZ

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NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« on: May 03, 2017, 01:52:00 PM »
Hi everyone,
new public version 17.4.2294 has just been released.
 
What's new:

- updated GUI engine
- fixed notification of finished Smart Scan, now it correctly shows the results instead of starting the scan again
- fixed several crashes in Web Shield (including corruption of large downloaded files)
- fixed crashing during update of virus definitions on 32-bit OS
- viruses detected by File Shield are now correctly moved to quarantine
- firewall profile is correctly recognized also when you connect via different network adapters
- fixed problem with empty windows profile on Windows 10 after avast update
- right-click explorer scan now runs in main window

How to install:

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

2. Or you can download and install from here

Online installers (recommended):

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

Offline installers:

http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup_offline.exe

http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup_offline.exe

http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_internet_security_setup_offline.exe

http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup_offline.exe

We hope you enjoy the new version!
AVAST Team
« Last Edit: June 26, 2017, 04:24:21 PM by MartinZ »

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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2017, 01:58:28 PM »
On Windows XP SP3 I have had UI Failed to load problem since updating to 17.4.2291. Today I updated (in hope!) to  program 17.4.2294 (Build 17.4.3482.0)  - but  I still have the 'UI failed to load' problem!! Any chance of a real fix?

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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2017, 02:07:36 PM »
Got the full offline installer from the link about V2291 ... it did fetch 17.4.2294 version and it installed fine on XP PRO SP3 and also on Windows 10 Home 64 computers ... so far, fine.

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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2017, 02:17:53 PM »
Thanks for the new release :)

On Windows XP SP3 I have had UI Failed to load problem since updating to 17.4.2291. Today I updated (in hope!) to  program 17.4.2294 (Build 17.4.3482.0)  - but  I still have the 'UI failed to load' problem!! Any chance of a real fix?
Did you try enabling "Terminal Services"?

UI now loading in XP SP 3........yippee! Here is what worked by fluke for me...
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=201308.0
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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2017, 02:35:06 PM »
Why did Avast create desktop shortcut of offline installer with lock icon on it after reboot ?

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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2017, 02:40:31 PM »
On Windows XP SP3 I have had UI Failed to load problem since updating to 17.4.2291. Today I updated (in hope!) to  program 17.4.2294 (Build 17.4.3482.0)  - but  I still have the 'UI failed to load' problem!! Any chance of a real fix?

How did you update ?

1.  From the current UI, which you say has a problem.
2.  From the (recommended) online installation file.
3.  From the off-line installation file, personally this is the way I would go as you have a copy of the installation file that you can save.

It may well be best given the issues you experienced in 2291, that you do a clean install of avast.
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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #6 on: May 03, 2017, 02:51:30 PM »
I updated and ran a quick scan, no issues so far.

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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #7 on: May 03, 2017, 03:52:33 PM »
In the attachment it show the latest version. After the update and restarting my desktop I performed a smart scan. ( to see if the details could now be viewed. ) But after the update their was no log of a smart scan in the notification tab? So I tried it a second time, but I got the same result ... no log of a smart scan in the notification tab?

Also the older smart scan logs still restart the smart scan as before. Although that might be because they where done before the update, and as such are not influenced by the update. But still ... no new smart scan log after two smart scans?  ??? ( After the update, and restarting my desktop. )
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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #8 on: May 03, 2017, 04:09:52 PM »
Why not give us a select all button to choose actions for all items.I rescan my submitted samples everyday and I don't want to sit here selecting delete for every single item. I don't understand why this feature has been taken away from us.
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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #9 on: May 03, 2017, 04:23:29 PM »
Why not give us a select all button to choose actions for all items.I rescan my submitted samples everyday and I don't want to sit here selecting delete for every single item. I don't understand why this feature has been taken away from us.

I agree, there should be an option for all the detected items, although, usually the default option of Quarantine is fine.
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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #10 on: May 03, 2017, 04:43:57 PM »
Why not give us a select all button to choose actions for all items.I rescan my submitted samples everyday and I don't want to sit here selecting delete for every single item. I don't understand why this feature has been taken away from us.

I don't know if this is only related to the Special Scans (context menu scan) as previously on-demand scan results had a selection of the action to be taken.
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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #11 on: May 03, 2017, 06:16:31 PM »
Thanks for all replies to my posting (Reply#1) - but  I have tried ALL suggested remedies for quite some time now without success. Before updating to 17.4.2291 Avast was working perfectly on my system. Avast still shows my system as secured but since the UI fails to load I can only access Avast by right clicking the taskbar icon - 'About Avast' - which gives me access to 'General'; 'Update'; 'Components' etc.

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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #12 on: May 03, 2017, 08:42:16 PM »
This version 17.4.2294 have solved my problem
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=201215.0

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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #13 on: May 03, 2017, 09:03:46 PM »
Thanks DavidR for new version alert including:
"- fixed notification of finished Smart Scan, now it correctly shows the results instead of starting the scan again"

With this this new version, after a Smart Scan completes you see the results displayed and the Notification (Bell) icon is no longer lit for your attention as before. However, if you choose to click the Notifications (Bell) icon to display Notifications, and then click to view details of a smart scan, Smart Scan starts again. So this illogical behaviour not really fixed, just obscured. I have checked this occurs on WinXPSP3 and Win10 machines.
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Re: NEW version: Avast 17.4.2294
« Reply #14 on: May 03, 2017, 09:56:35 PM »
This new version is causing AvastUI on my system to go cpu crazy and is mostly incapacitated by it, my only guess would be its actually the gui, or rather hope.

Im getting 40% cpu usage on a i7-4790k just by opening the gui, if i run a smart scan in barely runs and pushes the cpu up a bit, but if I event visit the anti virus tab cpu goes to 100 % and stays there but the scans wont run, basicaly the user interface is broken... was having a long stint of no issues with my avast and windows 10 install before I updated to this version earlier today and once i needed to get into the gui I found it like this and closing the UI doesnt even reduce the cpu load at all it just sits there cranking away, but I dont even have scans scheduled.

Hate to be the bearer of bad news but a pretty perfect track record with avast has turned into it suddenly making my system unusable with this update, please, help.

UPDATE: Uninstalling and installing from the online update file seems to have resolved it.
« Last Edit: May 03, 2017, 10:49:50 PM by alusul »