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Offline royco01

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All of a sudden a few days ago, Avast started checking my home network (Ethernet), to which the desktop it protects has been connected for years.

I can't figure how to make Avast understand it is a Trusted Network.


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Re: Why does Avast suddenly thinks my home network is a public network?
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2024, 10:44:10 PM »
All of a sudden a few days ago, Avast started checking my home network (Ethernet), to which the desktop it protects has been connected for years.

I can't figure how to make Avast understand it is a Trusted Network.

Check your Firewall Rules see attached images.

« Last Edit: March 20, 2024, 10:45:41 PM by DavidR »
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Offline Dinobot2

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Re: Why does Avast suddenly thinks my home network is a public network?
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2024, 01:24:20 PM »
It's probably set to 'Public' on your Windows profile.

Offline MrDJ

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Re: Why does Avast suddenly thinks my home network is a public network?
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2024, 10:42:33 PM »
check in firewall > networks> show settings on right> click i trust this network
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