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Offline Nunzio77

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #15 on: May 29, 2024, 06:16:42 PM »
That useless and annoying notification on Windows 10 notification center about I am protected, which shows after each boot can be disabled only in Win 10 notification setting or can be disabled somewhere in Avast application?
BTW I have set "Limited mode" in Avast Notification settings.

Please remove this useless notification... It serves no purpose and annoys Avast users.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #16 on: May 29, 2024, 06:44:35 PM »
Lukas, can you answer my question I had? You have ignored it twice now.

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #17 on: May 29, 2024, 11:30:17 PM »
Lukas, can you answer my question I had? You have ignored it twice now.

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Why is :

Web Shield – Web Shield can now performs a deep packet inspection also for uncommon or suspicious applications.

unchecked by default ?

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #18 on: May 30, 2024, 09:37:00 AM »
That useless and annoying notification on Windows 10 notification center about I am protected, which shows after each boot can be disabled only in Win 10 notification setting or can be disabled somewhere in Avast application?
BTW I have set "Limited mode" in Avast Notification settings.

Please remove this useless notification... It serves no purpose and annoys Avast users.
I agree


Lukas, can you answer my question I had? You have ignored it twice now.

+1

Why is :

Web Shield – Web Shield can now performs a deep packet inspection also for uncommon or suspicious applications.

unchecked by default ?

Greetz, Red
This new "feature" of Webshield needs some explaination. Maybe a Avast Blog? or at least a reply here as to its function and why it is not enabled by default. Users do not know why or whether they should manually enable it or the effect it has.

I get the impression that this is an example of Avast rushing out a monthly version before they know what will be in it and without the neccessary explainations of those items that are in it. This does not inspire confidence in configuration control or quality.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #19 on: May 30, 2024, 01:51:33 PM »
I believe the settings Dinobot2 said is a quite old one, from the era that Web Shield start scanning all HTTP(s) applications than only major browsers...

Correction, it's not the one I imagined.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #20 on: May 31, 2024, 09:05:30 PM »
I like the sound of deep packet inspection for uncommon or suspicious applications.  I guess that this blocks considerable vulnerabilities. Am I correct?
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #21 on: June 04, 2024, 07:47:07 PM »
I like the sound of deep packet inspection for uncommon or suspicious applications.  I guess that this blocks considerable vulnerabilities. Am I correct?

Your guess is as good as ours until someone from Avast lets us know.

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #22 on: June 07, 2024, 04:11:40 PM »
I updated my Avast to 24.5. I now see that this new Web Shield setting has been checked and turned on (not bone by me manually). However, I am still curious why it showed up in the first place as an option on 24.4 and not checked in by default.

Would really appreciate if the below questions could still be answered by an Avast person.


  • Web Shield – Web Shield can now performs a deep packet inspection also for uncommon or suspicious applications.

Perhaps a silly question, but is this the setting I brought up in the below thread and the attached image?

https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=327571.0

If so, how did I get it before updating to the new version (I'm still on 24.4). Additionally, is the default setting to have it unchecked? Because it is currently unchecked in mine (I did not manually untick it) and for at least one other person who confirmed in the thread. Will it change after an update and restart?

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #23 on: June 08, 2024, 01:25:58 PM »
I can't update because it shows incorrect password.  I typed the correct password.


EDIT:

I can't uninstall because it shows incorrect password.



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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #24 on: June 08, 2024, 01:48:08 PM »
When will the useless notification that Avast is protecting the system in W11 be removed??
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #25 on: June 11, 2024, 12:57:47 PM »
I can't update because it shows incorrect password.  I typed the correct password.


EDIT:

I can't uninstall because it shows incorrect password.
If there's an unknown password protecting the app, you'll need to uninstall via Uninstall Tool from Safe Mode. Check the steps at https://support.avast.com/en-ww/article/password-protect-antivirus/#idt_020
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #26 on: June 22, 2024, 09:58:42 AM »
In the next version, add a courtesy page when a phishing or malware site is detected, do not display the blank page in the browser.
In these cases, apply a page similar to the one displayed using the Avast Online Security extension.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #27 on: June 25, 2024, 08:05:40 PM »
Update to newest Avast version here:  (In case you don't want to wait or use online installer) - https://www.avast.com/installation-files#pc.

This is where the latest versions of files will show, see attached below:  Version is 24.6.9241.0.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #28 on: June 25, 2024, 09:07:44 PM »
Update to newest Avast version here:  (In case you don't want to wait or use online installer) - https://www.avast.com/installation-files#pc.

This is where the latest versions of files will show, see attached below:  Version is 24.6.9241.0.

As is getting to be the norm, the product is released before information posted in the forums.

Not great for regular forum visitors and helpers.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #29 on: June 25, 2024, 09:13:37 PM »
You can just do a Manual Check for Program updates and you should get it.

Just done that and about to restart as suggested.
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