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Offline rocksteady

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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #300 on: March 11, 2023, 11:57:34 AM »
I use Avast free 18.5 on rarely used WinXP. It still gets virus definition updates.
I prefer 18.5 over last available version 18.8 for XP/Vista, which for me and some others had resourse hog issues.
If you install 18.5, set program updates to Manual, to prevent automatic update to 18.8.
These old versions are still listed on filepuma here: https://www.filepuma.com/download/avast_free_antivirus-2/versions/2


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Re: End of support for Windows XP/Vista
« Reply #301 on: March 11, 2023, 02:27:53 PM »
I'm still on xp & found an older avast version to put on my pc. I see there's no longer support for the older version except as I understand it, there'll still be virus definitions updates? The version I got asked for registration but when I hit the button, it didn't go any further so without registering it, it says the program will self destruct in 30 days?
Did you follow these instructions?
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=220639.msg1569407#msg1569407
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