Author Topic: Erratic behavior of Avast Free Antivirus since update and clean install 10/19/19  (Read 773 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.

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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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