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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #30 on: June 19, 2017, 02:12:13 PM »
Yep, NON is right,

If you ignore it for one shield, all the other shields are ignored as well.
That can't be right imo.

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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #31 on: June 19, 2017, 05:04:31 PM »
yes Ignore and Unignore is still a little bit broken, working on fixing that

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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #32 on: June 19, 2017, 06:00:03 PM »
yes Ignore and Unignore is still a little bit broken, working on fixing that

A bit broken, is a 'bit' of an under statement.

I have to say the old adage it is isn't broken, why fix ii. What was wrong with the previous function ?

To me it seems that there have been many things changed (not just this) for changes sake, possibly to show things are being done.
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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #33 on: June 19, 2017, 06:07:42 PM »
It seems that a lot of Avast changes are to remove control of Avast (and it's settings) from the users, so we are blind.  Avast seems to want total control of our computers. 
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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #34 on: June 19, 2017, 06:19:55 PM »
From the systray icon you can only disable all shields at once, and that is imo undesirable as that is too much of a security risk.
It should be possible to select which shield(s) you want to disable.

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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #35 on: June 19, 2017, 06:53:39 PM »
From the systray icon you can only disable all shields at once, and that is imo undesirable as that is too much of a security risk.
It should be possible to select which shield(s) you want to disable.

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Whilst that would be preferable, but that is one area 'that hasn't changed.' Whilst it is possible to disable one shield from the avastUI > Settings > components.

Something that for years was meant/promissed to be updated/improved is the very same avast tray icon context menu to allow easier access to UI areas. This has essentially remained unchanged, whilst all around us is changing and not necessarily for the benefit of the user.
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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #36 on: June 19, 2017, 08:59:11 PM »
What was wrong with the status monitoring? It was perfect and one of rare AV's that had full control. With all others, as soon as you disable something, they keep on bitching about it till you enable it back, even if you don't want to for whatever reason. And it was a centralized control. Where will be these hide/unhide now? I just don't see it practical.
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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #37 on: June 19, 2017, 11:10:19 PM »
Whilst that would be preferable, but that is one area 'that hasn't changed.

Well, at least you know now how much I use the systray options ;)

What was wrong with the status monitoring? It was perfect and one of rare AV's that had full control. With all others, as soon as you disable something, they keep on bitching about it till you enable it back, even if you don't want to for whatever reason. And it was a centralized control. Where will be these hide/unhide now? I just don't see it practical.

I agree.

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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #38 on: June 21, 2017, 07:55:32 AM »
What was wrong with the status monitoring? It was perfect and one of rare AV's that had full control. With all others, as soon as you disable something, they keep on bitching about it till you enable it back, even if you don't want to for whatever reason. And it was a centralized control. Where will be these hide/unhide now? I just don't see it practical.

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We need status monitoring!

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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #39 on: June 21, 2017, 06:09:26 PM »
Hi Guys

I found an bug of ransomware protection,when i add folder or drive to this option my folder or my drive for protect not add even after restart windows.

Please fix this bug

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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #40 on: June 21, 2017, 06:22:51 PM »
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I found an bug of ransomware protection,when i add folder or drive to this option my folder or my drive for protect not add even after restart windows.
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You don't say what avast version you are using (free or paid version, AIS or Premier) ?
On the free version, only the default locations are protected. Those with the AIS or Premier paid versions can add additional folders to be protected.
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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #41 on: June 21, 2017, 06:28:34 PM »
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I found an bug of ransomware protection,when i add folder or drive to this option my folder or my drive for protect not add even after restart windows.
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You don't say what avast version you are using (free or paid version, AIS or Premier) ?
On the free version, only the default locations are protected. Those with the AIS or Premier paid versions can add additional folders to be protected.

When has this changed? Free protecting only default locations was just my suggestion or have they actually implemented it?
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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #42 on: June 21, 2017, 06:38:37 PM »
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I found an bug of ransomware protection,when i add folder or drive to this option my folder or my drive for protect not add even after restart windows.
<snip>

You don't say what avast version you are using (free or paid version, AIS or Premier) ?
On the free version, only the default locations are protected. Those with the AIS or Premier paid versions can add additional folders to be protected.

When has this changed? Free protecting only default locations was just my suggestion or have they actually implemented it?

I thought I had read it somewhere, other than just your suggestion.

If it hasn't been implemented, then the question asked of  'mohammadi.a1370' is even more crucial as it would appear those options are in the beta build.
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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #43 on: June 21, 2017, 10:47:12 PM »
Hi Guys

I found an bug of ransomware protection,when i add folder or drive to this option my folder or my drive for protect not add even after restart windows.

Please fix this bug

Confirmed.

Although this was working ( I tested it myself ) it doesn't anymore.
Also two new folders ( specific related to my system ) were added to the default protection.

My guess is they ( trying to ) tweak it with micro updates, and that is also the reason for this issue.
I will ask on Slack.

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Re: Avast Beta 17.5.2300
« Reply #44 on: June 22, 2017, 10:00:30 AM »
Issue mentioned above is confirmed :

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rednose: it seems that beta UI packages contain broken button or that. eta for fixing this is today.

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