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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #165 on: January 14, 2019, 11:36:01 PM »
Thanks for your answer.
But it does not run - I am told that the application is not for win32 .....
Unfortunately I can't test it. I don't have Windows XP or a 32 bit system.
I'm notifying Avast about your problem.
Notification of 'application is not win32' almost always is a corrupted setup file.  You'll need to use the online setup downloader to get the version that works for XP.  Offline downloader will try to install incorrect version that will work only for 7, 8.1, or 10.

Online version only for XP, Vista.
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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #166 on: January 14, 2019, 11:38:03 PM »
anyone here who could help me find the latest version avast premier and clean up premier for my windows xp please????
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1. Why do you need 'premier'? On all my machines I only use free versions, for I can't pay for upper versions!
2. I just had to deinstall 'XP Home' caused by several errors, installed 'XP pro' and succeeded!

Why do you named yourself 'katzenferienhof'? That makes me sad.  ;)

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #167 on: January 15, 2019, 10:07:48 AM »
You would not be sad about how I named me, if you would know the meaning and not change some words :) - Ferienhof is something nice and not nearly something as Friedhof ....

I tried also the online version, but there were the same error.

I want the Premier as I want to be best forced as long as possible with my old pc till I use a newer oner.


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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #169 on: January 15, 2019, 10:39:09 AM »
Installers working on XP:
Thanks Martin, guess these also work for Vista, right..??
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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #170 on: January 15, 2019, 11:26:42 AM »
yes both XP and Vista

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #171 on: January 15, 2019, 11:28:18 AM »
yes both XP and Vista
Great, thanks again. :)
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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #172 on: January 30, 2019, 11:04:25 PM »
Thanks for your answer.
But it does not run - I am told that the application is not for win32 .....
Unfortunately I can't test it. I don't have Windows XP or a 32 bit system.
I'm notifying Avast about your problem.
Notification of 'application is not win32' almost always is a corrupted setup file.  You'll need to use the online setup downloader to get the version that works for XP.  Offline downloader will try to install incorrect version that will work only for 7, 8.1, or 10.

Online version only for XP, Vista.

And so the vicious circle of endless updates are continued to a fruitless cost.
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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #173 on: January 30, 2019, 11:10:25 PM »
Verifications are only for the first 3 posts to stop spammers.
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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #174 on: February 08, 2019, 10:30:13 PM »
Hello MartinZ!

Yes we will create specific link of full offline installer of lastest version for XP/Vista and publish it here on forum.

Any news of a planning software release date? Your feedback is appreciated.
Because https://install.avcdn.net/iavs9x-xp/avast_free_antivirus_setup_offline.exe leads to originally 18.8.2356 which was released 2018-11-15.
And this version cannot be used for offline installation on Windows XP.
See: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=220639.msg1484251#msg1484251

By the way: did you already investigate problems that DavidR experienced CPU Spikes by AvastSvc.exe on updates after 18.5.2342?
I am sure that DavidR and =Snake= are waiting for this answer too...

I know that Avast team is working now on V19, but don't forget XP users. :)

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #175 on: February 09, 2019, 12:19:45 AM »
@  INGBEAN
Support for XP/Vista officially ended for XP/Vista at the end of November, so that version 18.8.2356 released on 2018-11-15 would essentially be the last version supporting XP/Vista (but requiring an internet connection during installation).

Offline installation for XP effectively ended some time ago (as mentioned in your reference link) as the full installation file still needed to download the CEF element required by XP (not included because of size) in the offline installation. 

If you truly can't connect your XP system whilst installing the offline installation it would fail and you would need an even earlier version, 17.4 or earlier (as you mentioned).

I think before Avast will devote time to the XP/Vista installation, they will be more concerned with getting avast 19.x.xxxx debugged.
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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #176 on: February 09, 2019, 10:12:50 PM »
One of my computers is XP. For the last couple of weeks the VPN was suddenly working sporadic but after restarting the unit (sometimes twice) it worked fine. Very aggravating. I pay bills on it and had just paid for another year or more of VPN.

It happens to be the one I use the most as I prefer it to the one running 10.

What does it take to reload a version of VPN that will work WELL on the XP computer? And once loaded what do I need to do to make sure it never downloads and newer version that won't work?

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #177 on: February 09, 2019, 10:23:15 PM »
Oh and now the VPN on my XP computer will not work at all!
I'm really aggravated now!

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #178 on: February 25, 2019, 09:47:12 AM »
Hello MartinZ!

Yes we will create specific link of full offline installer of lastest version for XP/Vista and publish it here on forum.

Any news of a planning software release date? Your feedback is appreciated.
Because https://install.avcdn.net/iavs9x-xp/avast_free_antivirus_setup_offline.exe leads to originally 18.8.2356 which was released 2018-11-15.
And this version cannot be used for offline installation on Windows XP.
See: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=220639.msg1484251#msg1484251

By the way: did you already investigate problems that DavidR experienced CPU Spikes by AvastSvc.exe on updates after 18.5.2342?
I am sure that DavidR and =Snake= are waiting for this answer too...

I know that Avast team is working now on V19, but don't forget XP users. :)

Best regards from Austria!
INGBEAN

Hi,
we plan to update the XP version only in urgent security cases. Maybe once, twice per year..

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #179 on: February 25, 2019, 11:06:15 AM »
Hello MartinZ!

Yes we will create specific link of full offline installer of lastest version for XP/Vista and publish it here on forum.

Any news of a planning software release date? Your feedback is appreciated.
Because https://install.avcdn.net/iavs9x-xp/avast_free_antivirus_setup_offline.exe leads to originally 18.8.2356 which was released 2018-11-15.
And this version cannot be used for offline installation on Windows XP.
See: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=220639.msg1484251#msg1484251

By the way: did you already investigate problems that DavidR experienced CPU Spikes by AvastSvc.exe on updates after 18.5.2342?
I am sure that DavidR and =Snake= are waiting for this answer too...

I know that Avast team is working now on V19, but don't forget XP users. :)

Best regards from Austria!
INGBEAN

Hi,
we plan to update the XP version only in urgent security cases. Maybe once, twice per year..

Whilst that is welcome news.

How about making a start so that the current last version is broken for many.  I simply can't install the 18.8.xxxx version or any other beyond avast! free version 18.5.2342 as I have been banging on about for some time in this topic.

Just one such post https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=220639.msg1484900#msg1484900, yet no acknowledgement that the problem even exists or that it is being investigated.  It would be nice that the so called final version (excluding any urgent security cases) for XP/Vista was bullet proof, e.g. no reported issues.
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