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Offline MoD

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Chrome and Firefox slow due to Avast
« on: March 30, 2023, 09:09:54 PM »
Hello,

I'm using:

Avast free
Win 10 Pro Version   10.0.17763
Chrome 111.0.5563.147
Firefox 111.0.1

Browsing is tragic since few days ago I've updated Chrome (not a FF user). I thought was a Chrome problem like sometime happens, but once I've tested Firefox I had the same problem, a internet connection between 120-150MB in download that looks like a 5-10MB in download with the browser that struggle to load even the avatars from linkedin, imagine utube thumbnail.

Once I shut down Avast, voilà, browsing became a breeze, I do not plan to reactivate it though.

Not sure if this is connected with some Avast update though, 'cause when I initiated a scan of a targeted disc, Avast animation (I guess there should be some animation informing me the scan is going on) was basically stuck/missing.

Best,
erik



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Re: Chrome and Firefox slow due to Avast
« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2023, 10:26:08 PM »

Repair & Clean Install of Avast -> https://goo.gl/t7aJGq
Repair Avast:
Open the Avast User Interface > Menu > Settings > Troubleshooting > Repair App. > Restart the Computer or,
Control Panel> Program and Features (Add/remove program)>Select Avast> Select Repair. Reboot when completed
https://www.avast.com/faq.php?article=AVKB204

If Repair doesn't fix the problem, try the following:
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