Author Topic: Erratic behavior of Avast Free Antivirus since update and clean install 10/19/19  (Read 378 times)

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Offline Ferrara

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I open Settings from the upper right menu and the window slides out right to left. I select Update from the left column and then go to update definitions and application and before I can click on both, the window slides back to the right and closes, without me checking the red X in the corner which is how I would close the window if I want. I have to keep reopening the Settings because it closes before I am doing what I want to do.

Offline schmidthouse

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Have you tried a 'Repair' of your Avast installation.
You can go to Menu/ Settings/ Troubleshooting and click on "Repair App" (in Green), follow instructions and reboot.

NOTE: If you can't access Settings then go to Control Panel/ Programs and Features/ Select Avast/ Uninstall/  then the option to "Repair"
« Last Edit: October 20, 2019, 08:27:19 PM by schmidthouse »
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Offline Ferrara

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Program is now behaving normally. I will try the suggested solution of using the repair option within Avast settings if problem recurs and persists. Thank you.

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***HP ENVY 15K LT W10 Pro 1903 64Bit/750GB HD/16GB Ram/Avast Premier 19.8.2393 /VS 5.02(WC)/ASB/Mbam 4/Secureline b. 5.5/SANDBOXIE/Prey Project
**HP Compaq 8510p LT W10 Pro 1903 64Bit/1TB HD/8GB Ram/Avast Premier BETA 19.9.2394 /VS 5.02(WC)/ASB beta/Secureline b 5.5/SANDBOXIE/Prey Project 
     
*Dell Inspiron XPsp4 PRO 32Bit/Avast(since 2002)18.8.2356/OSA/WP/Comodo FW 3.14/Secureline/Comodo IceDragon v.40
<LAYERED SECURITY SOFTWARE PROTECTION ALL>