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Offline Kati10

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Space bar prompts Avast Antivirus
« on: September 20, 2021, 11:17:30 AM »
When I switched on my PC this morning, Avast popped up and said there was an update. I updated and now every time I try to write something, when I hit the space bar it prompts the Avast Antivirus main window.

I re-started my PC after update and then again thinking it might get rid of the problem, but no.

How do can I fix it so I can work on my PC again?

Thank you!

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Re: Space bar prompts Avast Antivirus
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2021, 12:21:04 PM »
Repair Avast:
1. Avast GUI -> Settings -> Troubleshooting
2. Click on 'REPAIR APP'.
3. Follow instructions.
4. Reboot.
W8.1 [x64] - Avast PremSec 22.7.7366.BC [UI.713] - Firefox ESR 91.11 [NS/uBO/PB] - Thunderbird 91.11
Avast-Tools: Secure Browser 103.0 - Cleanup 22.2 - SecureLine 5.18 - DriverUpdater 22.2 - CCleaner 6.01
Avast Wissenswertes (Downloads, Anleitungen & Infos): https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=60523.0

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Re: Space bar prompts Avast Antivirus
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2021, 01:49:27 PM »
Thank you.

What is Avast GUI and where can I find it? I can’t write anything on my PC because I can’t write separate words, I’m writing this on my iPad that doesn’t have Avast installed… Also, I just noticed that the Windows key on my keyboard does the same, it prompts the Avast main window. It’s like the antivirus program is the virus and has installed these keyboard shortcuts that I can’t get rid of 🤦🏼‍♀️

Thank you again.

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Re: Space bar prompts Avast Antivirus
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2021, 02:21:54 PM »
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What is Avast GUI and where can I find it?

graphical user interface

It is what you look at when you open avast
« Last Edit: September 20, 2021, 02:23:41 PM by Pondus »

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Re: Space bar prompts Avast Antivirus
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2021, 06:11:13 PM »
Ok, thank you both so much!

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Re: Space bar prompts Avast Antivirus
« Reply #5 on: September 21, 2021, 09:42:15 AM »
You're welcome.
W8.1 [x64] - Avast PremSec 22.7.7366.BC [UI.713] - Firefox ESR 91.11 [NS/uBO/PB] - Thunderbird 91.11
Avast-Tools: Secure Browser 103.0 - Cleanup 22.2 - SecureLine 5.18 - DriverUpdater 22.2 - CCleaner 6.01
Avast Wissenswertes (Downloads, Anleitungen & Infos): https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=60523.0