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Offline Lisandro

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avast! Tweaker
« on: September 17, 2006, 04:59:08 PM »
As I've posted before (http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=16900.msg143439#msg143439), I was trying to work on an avast! Tweaker tool.
It will be an application to modify and enhance avast! antivirus. It's being developed mostly for XP (some functions will work on Vista or Windows 98).
It will be a conditionware, I mean, it will be available to avast! evangelists (at least on beta stage) and, maybe in the future, for avast! Sr. Member forum users.

It won't be available for all avast! users, never, but only for the permanent forum users.
The users must have some knowledge about avast! and, using the forums, know how much it costs, I mean, I don't want that newbies come here and say:
"Oh, what such an interface... it looks like a toy..." C'mon, I'm making this piece of software to those who really knows what it means, technically and sentimentally.

The executable will be time limited and if the user don't come to forums to help he/she won't be able to use the Tweaker.
In this beta stage, features are mostly read-only.  :P
Anyway, the program ask for outbound connection at port 12080 (if you're using WebShield) because, in the future, will be able to update avast! by the interface.

Application logo and icon done by the master graphics guru S.Z.Craftec. (of course!)  ;)

First beta is 1.21 September 2006 and will expire in 12-31-2006.
If you are eligible to receive it, just ask me by IM, inform your email address and I'll send it to you.
Thanks for testing it.
All comments and suggestions are welcoming  :)
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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2006, 05:03:54 PM »
Hey Tech!

Sent you an IM with my gmail address OK? Please send me the file there buddy ... ;)
Are you planning to make some sort of tutorial?

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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2006, 05:09:21 PM »
Nice work Tech ;)

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It will be an application to modify and enhance avast! antivirus. It's being developed mostly for XP (some functions will work on Vista or Windows 98).

Does this mean that it would not work for Windows2000   ;)

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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2006, 05:40:21 PM »
Sent you an IM with my gmail address OK? Please send me the file there buddy ... ;)
Done  8)

Are you planning to make some sort of tutorial?
Well... it should be an auto-help application, specially for avast! evangelists...
At the moment, I need to finish it... there are a lot of work to do... help file and tutorial will be in a very future...

Does this mean that it would not work for Windows2000 ;)
No... it should work. Just I can't test as I don't have Windows 2k.
Please, take care in the future because this 'toy' could change a lot of avast settings and you need to know what you're doing  ;)
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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2006, 06:27:21 PM »
Tech i found a bug... I'll post some screenshots in a couple minutes.





EDIT: After i did a scan of my c: partition the little white box for selecting folders won't go away. Look below:


     



I'll try it again at my next restart. I currently have Tiger Woods 06 opened in the back maybe that can be connected somehow? Anyway i'll have to try it again when i restart to see if it's still the same. Will report back....
« Last Edit: September 17, 2006, 06:48:58 PM by M2 »

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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2006, 07:20:27 PM »
Tech i found a bug... I'll post some screenshots in a couple minutes.
EDIT: After i did a scan of my c: partition the little white box for selecting folders won't go away. Look below:
Thanks for reporting.
The left overs are my headache in the moment... Better than 'beta' this version should be called 'alpha'...
I'll see what can I do.
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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2006, 08:50:41 PM »
Hi,

I still use avast! on my Windows 2000 notebook. I would be happy to help test it out ;).

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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2006, 10:51:11 PM »
Hello Tech  ;D

Great work  8) Can you send me the test file - I would be happy to test it  ::) (you can find my mail in my profile ;) )
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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2006, 11:35:46 PM »
Looks fantasitcs  :)
Can you send me the file ?

Thanks

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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #9 on: September 18, 2006, 12:12:44 AM »
Looks fantasitcs  :)
Can you send me the file ?
Thanks
Al968
Sorry, right now, only for avast! Evangelists  8)
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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #10 on: September 18, 2006, 12:33:37 AM »
Oh, it's sad that I can't test your app, but rules are rules :)

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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #11 on: September 18, 2006, 12:39:42 AM »
But what about SNOWITE ??
And why onyl Evangelist ??
Even non evangelist can be experienced sometimes even more then evangelist themselves.

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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #12 on: September 18, 2006, 12:41:24 AM »
Oh, it's sad that I can't test your app, but rules are rules :)
Well... Alwil team could have it for sure  :)
Maybe you can show it to Igor or Vlk  8)
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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #13 on: September 18, 2006, 12:44:06 AM »
But what about SNOWITE ??
I didn't send to her  :) (Edited: yet  ;D)

And why onyl Evangelist ??
Even non evangelist can be experienced sometimes even more then evangelist themselves.
You're right... But Evangelists prove - at least for a while - their fidelity to avast, their capacity to help...
You'll get it soon. Keep your good work  ;)
Oh, better, if you don't get fanatic to avast! as we are  ;D ;D
« Last Edit: September 18, 2006, 01:10:09 AM by Tech »
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Re: avast! Tweaker
« Reply #14 on: September 18, 2006, 12:53:41 AM »
Hi  al968 ;)

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But what about SNOWITE ??

I just asked is it going to work on W2000, i did not ask for the program  ;D rules are rules  :P