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Offline wvrick1958

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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #30 on: November 14, 2018, 12:20:20 AM »
Works great!   Thanks   :)

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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #31 on: November 14, 2018, 12:51:33 AM »
still having issues getting error pages when using Google Chrome Browser, please advise? 

Unable to access the internet, do not want to disable webshield.  Please advise?

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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #32 on: November 14, 2018, 01:19:40 AM »
still having issues getting error pages when using Google Chrome Browser, please advise? 

Unable to access the internet, do not want to disable webshield.  Please advise?

Clear your browser cache and do a manual VPS update, I have just done that and it brought in VPS version 181113-13.
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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #33 on: November 14, 2018, 01:28:44 AM »
Thank you David for the response and update.. I have quite a few unhappy users right now, so you can appreciate the severity of it all.

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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #34 on: November 14, 2018, 01:38:38 AM »
You're welcome, you don't say if your or your customers have done a manual VPS update rather than wait for the next time the program actually checks for one.

Previously the VPS Update used to have a setting to change the delay between update checks, it used to be 4 hours which could be reduced to every 2 hours.  I can't find that setting now, I don't know if that is because the streaming updates happen very frequently.
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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #35 on: November 14, 2018, 02:40:23 AM »
Thank you! It worked for the most part though downloads take forever when Avast is enabled it seems. Had to reinstall iTunes and it was taking an hour. Canceled that download, and it took a couple minutes. Hope there's a fix soon! Thank you to all the programmers there for all the hard work trying to fix the issues and fixing the primary issue. Things happen, programs have or cause errors, but it seems to always get fixed, and it's probably not an easy task so thank you all for your hard work, and hope everyone is having a wonderful evening!
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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #36 on: November 14, 2018, 04:38:07 PM »
Previously the VPS Update used to have a setting to change the delay between update checks

It is still there in (paid) AIS.

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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #37 on: November 14, 2018, 06:03:06 PM »
Previously the VPS Update used to have a setting to change the delay between update checks

It is still there in (paid) AIS.

Just another straw to try and break the camels back or death by a thousand cuts.  I rather think those in marketing have lost the plot if they think that will convert free users to paid. 

All they need to do is manually update each time they open their system for activity.  For me it isn't an issue as I'm happy enough with the streaming updates, however they can't deliver any engine updates, etc. etc.

That said your image is of the Program Update settings when done will also check for VPS Updates.
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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #38 on: November 14, 2018, 06:55:05 PM »
Rebooting your system and connected to Internet with Avast installed will cause an automatic VPS update in my experience.

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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #39 on: November 14, 2018, 11:43:22 PM »
Those setting are still available in the Free version.

I personally don't think you need to check every 5 min. but, to each their own.
I'm setting mine back to 120 min. :)
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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #40 on: November 15, 2018, 12:38:59 AM »
Those setting are still available in the Free version.

I personally don't think you need to check every 5 min. but, to each their own.
I'm setting mine back to 120 min. :)

Ah, looking in the wrong darn place, Looking in both the Virus Definitions and Program Update settings.
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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #41 on: November 15, 2018, 12:45:24 AM »
Those setting are still available in the Free version.

I personally don't think you need to check every 5 min. but, to each their own.
I'm setting mine back to 120 min. :)

Ah, looking in the wrong darn place, Looking in both the Virus Definitions and Program Update settings.
Apologies accepted. :) :) :)
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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #42 on: February 19, 2020, 03:27:16 PM »
Is anyone still having trouble with this? I'm on a Mac running the newest OS, and yesterday I couldn't connect to 2 seperate wifi networks. I can today, from my home office network. I turned off Avast yesterday, turned off my firewall, and still bupkis. I will try again this week when I'm out and about, but everyone else in both establishments had access, and so did my iphone. Just after installing Avast for the first time in years, did I have the issue.

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Re: Avast Interrupting my Internet Connection
« Reply #43 on: February 19, 2020, 03:41:36 PM »
Is anyone still having trouble with this? I'm on a Mac running the newest OS, and yesterday I couldn't connect to 2 seperate wifi networks. I can today, from my home office network. I turned off Avast yesterday, turned off my firewall, and still bupkis. I will try again this week when I'm out and about, but everyone else in both establishments had access, and so did my iphone. Just after installing Avast for the first time in years, did I have the issue.
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