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Release history with notes (2019)
« on: July 10, 2019, 11:58:46 PM »
19.7.2388
2019-8-15

  • We’ve just made your choice easy by merging all our paid antivirus apps into a single, all-powerful Avast Premium Security (existing in Single- and Multi-Device variants)
  • We can now automatically shut down your PC after a Full, Targeted, or Custom scan
  • Quick Scans can now be added to your custom scans and scheduled for any time you’d like
  • Added an option to Enable/Disable QUIC scanning in Settings
  • Separating consents for Google Analytics and Jumpshot tracking in Settings
  • Fixed issue in explorer scan where toaster was displayed just on the first occasion
  • Fixed memory leak in aswStm.sys driver
  • Fixed not working mail messages in Mozilla Thunderbird
  • Fix of occasional blocking of MS Windows 10 update by self-defense
  • Fix of problems with nested virtualization (VBox/VMware)Affected Products and Release Date


19.6.2383
2019-6-25

  • A smarter Smart Scan - We've redesigned our Smart Scan to be better than ever, and you can now even schedule it
  • Improved performance - We've reduced the amount of disk and CPU usage our antivirus needs
  • Improved stability - We've unified some headers across the app for greater stability
  • A cleaner goodbye - If you ever uninstall us (gasp!), we now do a better job of removing all our files
  • Bug stomping - Sensitive Data Shield scans no longer finish prematurely, and Mail Shield no longer blocks connections if it can't connect to an IPv6 address
  • Game on! - We're now more compatible with games that use anti-cheating measures (e.g., League of Legends)

19.5.2378
2019-5-20

  • Optimized statuses - Your shield statuses are now synchronized across the app
  • Fewer nags - Do Not Disturb Mode no longer detects every Opera update as a new app
  • License fixes - We’ve fixed an issue with the duration of our free antivirus licenses
  • Better integration - Your antivirus works even better with other, standalone Avast apps


19.4.2374
2019-4-9

What's NEW:
- File Shield is now running sanboxed for higher security (aswEngSrv.exe process)
- We're migrating all our SafeZone users to the new Avast Secure Browser

What we FIXED:
- AvLaunch won't show up twice in the Startup menu anymore
- HTTPS scanning now works with the latest versions of Firefox
- We'll now link you to a specific help article when Wi-Fi Inspector finds a vulnerability

19.3.2369
2019-3-11

What's NEW:
- We’ve set our VPN free - SecureLine VPN is no longer attached to your antivirus. It’s now a separate product
- A safer UEFI - Anti-rootkit scan now protects your UEFI (unified extensible firmware interface)

What we FIXED:
- When installing Avast Ultimate, all products in the bundle will be installed in one go
- Fixed our boot-time scan
- Made sure our UI loads correctly ("white UI" problem)
- Fixed a bug for our users in Russia where Passive Mode sometimes turned on for no reason

19.2.2364
2019-2-6

What's NEW:
- Custom love - We’ve updated the look of our Custom Scans screen
- Geek-ster egg - We’ve hidden some new advanced settings for our geek fans — just search for ‘geek:area’ in your settings

What we FIXED:
- Improved the syncing speed of our tray icon
- Made our Outlook plugin work again on x64 systems running x86 Outlook
- Thawed out an annoying UI freeze some of you were experiencing

19.1.2360
2019-1-4

What's NEW:
- Simplicity! We’ve simplified our settings screens and even added direct links from our feature screens to their settings
- Search! We’ve added a search bar to our settings to make it easier to find what you need
- Speed! Users of 64-bit Windows should now see faster PC startup and scan times
- Automagic! After purchasing another Avast product from within your antivirus, the new product will now be installed and activated automatically — no activation code needed
- Security! Our Firewall’s network detection is now better than ever

What we FIXED:
- Firewall now runs properly (without a PC restart) for those who’ve upgraded from Avast Free Antivirus
- Boot-time scan results can now be found in your scan history
- Fixed improper arrangement in our Web Shield detection (threat type and URL were switched)
- Your settings can now be backed up and restored again
« Last Edit: August 16, 2019, 10:33:35 AM by benko »