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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #105 on: November 20, 2018, 11:55:11 PM »
We will create specific offline installer for Win XP/Vista, but that won't be really promoted. I might publish it here on the forum but definitely won't be presented on www.avast.com...

Hello MartinZ!

Now Avast has released V18.8.2356 (which is last version for XP).
I prefer to install Avast on OFFLINE PC's (without internet connection).
After successful installation and stable running, I re-connect PC to internet.

My question: is a specific off-line installer for XP/Vista already available?
Or can you give us an estimated release date?

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #106 on: November 20, 2018, 11:59:30 PM »
Why not download the installer from here and save it on a USB.
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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #107 on: November 21, 2018, 12:10:32 AM »
Offline installation is since V17.4 officially no longer supported on Vista and XP because new CEF (only one bundled in offline installer because of size) is not supported there and the online installer will download the correct CEF version.

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #108 on: November 23, 2018, 01:35:49 AM »
I clicked on update 2 days ago, and I lost my internet connection (I still run Vista Business).  I've tried disabling all of the protection, and still cannot get IPv4 to go to Internet.  (In safe mode, I can connect, but not in normal boot).  Suggestions?  I did run Tweaking.com Windows repair today, first in safe mode, then again in normal boot.  I still can't get on line.  What now?

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #109 on: November 25, 2018, 12:35:31 AM »
hi,
will the installer of the latest compatible version remain available for download on avast servers when the program will evolve for other OSes?
Until now, the old versions (especially the paid versions) are very difficult to find if they are not registered when they are released. 

ps:Before anyone tells me to do so now  ;) , I would like to point out that it is simply to anticipate future requests from other members. As far as I'm concerned, it's already done.

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #110 on: November 25, 2018, 12:53:58 AM »
hi, will the installer of the latest compatible version remain available for download on avast servers when the program will evolve for other OSes?
Until now, the old versions (especially the paid versions) are very difficult to find if they are not registered when they are released. 
Well, Martin said (Reply #59) he might provide them here, let's see...
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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #111 on: November 25, 2018, 12:59:27 AM »
Thank you, I missed the message, sorry.

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #112 on: November 25, 2018, 01:02:44 AM »
You're welcome.
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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #113 on: November 25, 2018, 04:06:48 PM »
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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #114 on: November 26, 2018, 05:00:11 PM »
Yes we will create specific link of full offline installer of lastest version for XP/Vista and publish it here on forum.

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #115 on: November 26, 2018, 05:35:11 PM »
Yes we will create specific link of full offline installer of lastest version for XP/Vista and publish it here on forum.

Thanks for your confirmation.

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #116 on: November 26, 2018, 08:59:43 PM »
Yes we will create specific link of full offline installer of lastest version for XP/Vista and publish it here on forum.

Can someone investigate problems that I have experienced CPU Spikes by AvastSvc.exe on updates after 18.5.2342.

So much so I have had to reinstall so for me having access to the latest version of avast isn't great if it isn't bullet proof and have to roll back/reinstall an earlier build, 18.5.2342.

It was running in my XP and win10 systems and whilst it didn't use any CPU activity, AvastSvc.exe was in my case (winXP system) using a lot of CPU.  This only seemed to appear after the 18.6 version and someone posted that they believe it was associated to the behaviour shield.  If this is the case then the behaviour shield would be under the control of the main avast service, AvastSvc.exe and that was what

I'm not having this issue on my win10 system, unsecapp.exe is running but I'm not experiencing cpu spikes by AvastSvc.exe.

This is why I went back to avast version 18.5.2342, no unsecapp.exe running and so fare no cpu spikes by AvastSvc.exe.
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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #117 on: November 26, 2018, 09:17:17 PM »

So much so I have had to reinstall so for me having access to the latest version of avast isn't great if it isn't bullet proof and have to roll back/reinstall an earlier build, 18.5.2342.

It was running in my XP and win10 systems and whilst it didn't use any CPU activity, AvastSvc.exe was in my case (winXP system) using a lot of CPU.  This only seemed to appear after the 18.6 version and someone posted that they believe it was associated to the behaviour shield.  If this is the case then the behaviour shield would be under the control of the main avast service, AvastSvc.exe and that was what

I'm not having this issue on my win10 system, unsecapp.exe is running but I'm not experiencing cpu spikes by AvastSvc.exe.

This is why I went back to avast version 18.5.2342, no unsecapp.exe running and so fare no cpu spikes by AvastSvc.exe.
I confirm every word, David wrote, for I rolled back like David (concerning my xp system) and have no probs anymore.
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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #118 on: November 30, 2018, 12:44:28 AM »
In January 2020 ends support for Win7 by Microsoft.  Avast also stops support it in 2020?

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #119 on: November 30, 2018, 12:51:11 AM »
In January 2020 ends support for Win7 by Microsoft.  Avast also stops support it in 2020?
Start a new topic. This has nothing to do with XP or Vista. :)
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