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Offline schmidthouse

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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #225 on: November 02, 2019, 07:45:35 PM »
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The VPS have been updated to 191031-8 at version 8! :)

Whether it is now the final solution to the problem, we have to wait and see ...

But it is at least pleasing that something is apparently happening.

Have a nice Weekend and thank you for the encouraging words!

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That's good to hear, Puts your mind at rest. ;)
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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #226 on: November 02, 2019, 08:58:43 PM »

One hour ago I got this VPS-update under Windows 7: 191102-0!
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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #227 on: November 03, 2019, 11:54:17 AM »

@ Snake  So did I



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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #228 on: November 04, 2019, 07:12:15 PM »
Hi guys,

Version 8 (Free) is on VPS 191102-0 (since yesterday)...

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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #229 on: November 16, 2019, 09:45:52 PM »
Refreshing this topic, because today I noticed my virus definitions didn't update automatically, for the first time. Anyone experienced it as well? There was a red message saying that my version is not up to date, but I have checked option automatically updates, and it was working all the time till today. I did manual update and it worked, but I'm wondering why it didn't update automatically. Now the version is 191116-0.

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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #230 on: November 17, 2019, 06:17:05 PM »
Here something appears out of sync between About Avast and Update.
About Avast says definitions is 191115-2
However Update says I’m up-to-date with 191117-0

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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #231 on: November 17, 2019, 07:52:07 PM »
Here something appears out of sync between About Avast and Update.
About Avast says definitions is 191115-2
However Update says I’m up-to-date with 191117-0


This bug has been around for some time and have been reported but still awaiting being squashed.
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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #232 on: January 13, 2020, 07:37:31 PM »
Are we having this issue again?

Version 8.0.1506 last update is 200108-4.


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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #233 on: January 13, 2020, 09:42:26 PM »
Are we having this issue again?

Version 8.0.1506 last update is 200108-4.

Version 8 [8.0.1497] is now on VPS 200113-0!

The green "Toaster-Popup" says after the VPS-Update, that it is on 200108-4, but in the UI you can see, that 200113-0 is the VPS-Date!!!

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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #234 on: January 13, 2020, 11:51:54 PM »
Yes, the About Avast from the tray icon shows 200111-0.

But checking from the Avast VPS Updates shows todays VPS  200113-0, as does the Defs sub-folder.

This situation however is different form the original one of this topic, not getting VPS updates for days.

Some time ago this (what I call out of sync) condition could be resolved using the Avast Repair function.  But I haven't bothered with this in this particular case, generally I just check the defs sub-folder.
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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #235 on: January 14, 2020, 12:27:58 AM »
Thanks for the explanation, David!
After all, it is just an outward appearance.
The main thing is that the VPS updates now automatically arrive again (first time since 5 days!).

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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #236 on: January 14, 2020, 01:18:44 AM »
You're welcome.
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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #237 on: January 14, 2020, 06:50:53 PM »
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I started my PC with Version 8 two minutes ago and then the VPS-Update 200114-0 came in! :)

... and today the green "Toaster-Popup" was allright, no mistake in the date of the VPS!!! ;)

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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #238 on: January 14, 2020, 10:44:36 PM »
@DavidR

I started my PC with Version 8 two minutes ago and then the VPS-Update 200114-0 came in! :)

... and today the green "Toaster-Popup" was allright, no mistake in the date of the VPS!!! ;)

Best regards

Sky

That's good to hear.
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Re: Virus definitions
« Reply #239 on: January 15, 2020, 11:24:01 AM »
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This bug has been around for some time and have been reported but still awaiting being squashed.
I have not seen any comments from Avast staff about squashing this bug.
The discrepancy between "About Avast" and "Update" display of latest virus definition version is certainly confusing and a concern to many users according to the number of posts here.
I wonder if any Beta testers can confirm if the bug is squashed in the current Beta?