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Offline Njguy

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« on: February 20, 2004, 10:16:14 PM »
Does Avast support instant message, like Yahoo and Aim?
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Re:Instant Messges
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2004, 10:22:11 PM »
Avast! Home/Pro supports:
MSN/Windows Messenger
Yahoo! Messenger
ICQ
AIM (AOL Instant Messenger)
mIRC
Trillian

Clients that are not specificaly supported are covered by Standard Shield.
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Re:Instant Messges
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2004, 06:34:50 AM »
Thank you for the amswer, one more question, do we have to set this feature up or is it done by avast auotmatically?
If we have to set it up, what is the procedure to do this.
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Re:Instant Messges
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2004, 08:30:40 AM »
If the client is supported,Avast! automatically detects where to scan for incoming/sent files. If not specifically supported,than it will be cought when recieving of infected file is completed and Avast! checks it than. Standard Shield always keeps an eye on all the files on disk,these specificall providers are the same,but they do more thorough scan on files regardless of file extension.

For example P2P Shield catches virus in partial file (Kazaa),Standard Shield catches it when file is completely downloaded (EXE Self-Extract archive for example).
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Re:Instant Messges
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2004, 06:42:07 AM »
Thank you, makes my life easier, so far i think Avast is great, I have had no problems as yet.

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