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Offline jan.svoboda

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New beta version 20.2.2400
« on: March 27, 2020, 01:07:44 PM »
Hi everyone,

I`m glad to announce that new beta version is ready - 20.2.2400 (build 20.2.5125).

What was fixed
Fixed issue with firewall blocking PPTP and L2TP traffic
Fixed issue with failed installation on Windows 10 caused by windows update pending (user will be informed that he has to restart PC to successfully install AV)

Known issues
Http communication can be blocked 1 minute after installation (Windows 8.1)
Sensitive data shield does not work

Download links
Avast free https://bits.avcdn.net/productfamily_ANTIVIRUS/insttype_FREE/platform_WIN/installertype_ONLINE/build_BETA
Avast premium https://bits.avcdn.net/productfamily_ANTIVIRUS/insttype_APR/platform_WIN/installertype_ONLINE/build_BETA


Enjoy this beta!
We are looking forward to your feedback.

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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2020, 01:46:57 PM »
Thanks Jan, testing...
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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2020, 02:07:59 PM »
Good news, the stats are (finally) back..!! :) (UI.501)
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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2020, 04:12:28 PM »
+1
Got it, thanks  :)
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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2020, 08:41:36 AM »
Good news, the stats are (finally) back..!! :) (UI.501)
Thank goodness for the bloody stats are (finally) back..!!

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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2020, 01:11:00 PM »
thanks for the update do you think we will have the graphics as the old version of avast in the statistics?

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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2020, 03:45:02 PM »
Testing it now. First 2 reboots after installation some errors were logged by windows about various services  not responding / starting up. On the 3rd boot these errors did not happen. Will post back if I see anything else.

Thank you.
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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2020, 05:29:16 PM »
Testing it now. First 2 reboots after installation some errors were logged by windows about various services  not responding / starting up. On the 3rd boot these errors did not happen. Will post back if I see anything else.

Thank you.

It's not uncommon to have to reboot a few times before all drivers/etc to settle in.
Especially with Security software  :)
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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #8 on: March 28, 2020, 06:13:44 PM »
Testing it now. First 2 reboots after installation some errors were logged by windows about various services  not responding / starting up. On the 3rd boot these errors did not happen. Will post back if I see anything else.

Thank you.

It's not uncommon to have to reboot a few times before all drivers/etc to settle in.
Especially with Security software  :)

I agree, and I am happy to update that report a little, the system is solid, feels solid. I am going to go out on a limb and say this is a big improvement for Win 10 over the 20.1.
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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2020, 08:43:46 AM »
Thanks for the new beta :)

Working fine so far.
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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2020, 11:07:55 AM »
when the final official version

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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2020, 11:27:07 AM »
when the final official version
When it's ready... ;)
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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2020, 03:21:18 PM »
So i experienced more windows startup errors...the most concerning one said that the user profile service was locked by avast. After that i started seeing really slow boot up. Not sure but I think something got corrupted. So I took the following steps, uninstalled avast, system restore, restored windows to before avast installation, and reinstalled Avast but AFTER FIRST disabling windows defender. Much better. Defender was disabled with following registry entry:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender]
"DisableAntiSpyware"=dword:00000001
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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #13 on: March 30, 2020, 06:34:25 PM »
@ Jimbo93
Is your post related to this beta build in the forum subject ?

If so, you might want to check out the new beta build that has just been released, see https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=233071.0
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Re: New beta version 20.2.2400
« Reply #14 on: March 30, 2020, 07:30:32 PM »
Thanks. Already updated to it. It was interesting that after the update the above mentioned registry tweak was removed. I put it back because right away I started getting the crap on reboot.
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