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NEW Avast version 24.5
« on: May 28, 2024, 06:44:17 PM »
Hello,
Please welcome the version 24.5 of Avast AV released on May 28th, 2024

Major public announcement:
  • Wi-Fi Inspector – provides you more information about the scan even when no issue has been found on the network.
  • Web Shield – Web Shield can now performs a deep packet inspection also for uncommon or suspicious applications.
  • Say good bye to Outlook plugin as it won't be part of the installations anymore (it could be in some cases) - not yet, the changes didn't make it to 24.5 build...
  • More bugfixes  ...


How to install:
« Last Edit: June 26, 2024, 12:25:15 PM by lukas.hasik »
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2024, 06:45:29 PM »
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Say good bye to Outlook plugin as it won't be part of the installations anymore (it could be in some cases)

Presumably that means no more cover for Outlook Mail any longer or will it be covered in some way by the Mail Shield ?
« Last Edit: May 28, 2024, 06:50:51 PM by DavidR »
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2024, 08:23:31 PM »
Today I installed 24.5 version and after two hours Avast says program is obsolete. So new version was released the same day. This is mess...

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2024, 08:51:34 PM »
Today I installed 24.5 version and after two hours Avast says program is obsolete. So new version was released the same day. This is mess...

I will ask the obvious as you didn't mention it (or what the build number was), did you do a system restart after the update ?
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #4 on: May 28, 2024, 09:03:24 PM »
Today I installed 24.5 version and after two hours Avast says program is obsolete. So new version was released the same day. This is mess...

This may have been the reason - https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=327590.0 - Though this is for Avast One Email Guardian I suspect it would be the same for Avast Antivirus.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2024, 02:04:59 AM »

  • 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 #6 on: May 29, 2024, 02:10:36 AM »
Thanks for the new release :)
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2024, 10:53:30 AM »
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Say good bye to Outlook plugin as it won't be part of the installations anymore (it could be in some cases)

Presumably that means no more cover for Outlook Mail any longer or will it be covered in some way by the Mail Shield ?

The mentioned avast outlook plugin was only for an indication of the infected emails in the Outlook 2016. The protection level is not influenced by its removal at all.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2024, 12:56:35 PM »
Hi,
As reported for version 24.4 here, the popup right after update and reboot is incomplete and only displays “more bugfixes”.
Language problem?

edit:Given that the new features of version 24.4 appear on the popup of version 24.5 (this must have been fixed in the meantime?), is it possible to see the release notes popup "on demand" and not just after the update?
« Last Edit: May 29, 2024, 01:14:22 PM by chris... »

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2024, 12:57:29 PM »
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Say good bye to Outlook plugin as it won't be part of the installations anymore (it could be in some cases)

Presumably that means no more cover for Outlook Mail any longer or will it be covered in some way by the Mail Shield ?

The mentioned avast outlook plugin was only for an indication of the infected emails in the Outlook 2016. The protection level is not influenced by its removal at all.

Thanks for the clarification.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #10 on: May 29, 2024, 04:36:33 PM »

  • 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?

Kindly following up on this.

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #11 on: May 29, 2024, 04:47:20 PM »
Hi,
As reported for version 24.4 here, the popup right after update and reboot is incomplete and only displays “more bugfixes”.
Language problem?

edit:Given that the new features of version 24.4 appear on the popup of version 24.5 (this must have been fixed in the meantime?), is it possible to see the release notes popup "on demand" and not just after the update?

This is timing issue... We haven't published the latest release notes as the migration to 24.5 is not actively running yet. It should go alive next days.
Official statement says
[IMPROVED] Network Inspector – You’ll be able to receive more details about your network scan so you can have better control over your protection.
[IMPROVED] Stronger Web Shield – Web Shield can now perform a deeper scan for uncommon or suspicious apps.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #12 on: May 29, 2024, 04:49:00 PM »
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Say good bye to Outlook plugin as it won't be part of the installations anymore (it could be in some cases)

Presumably that means no more cover for Outlook Mail any longer or will it be covered in some way by the Mail Shield ?

The mentioned avast outlook plugin was only for an indication of the infected emails in the Outlook 2016. The protection level is not influenced by its removal at all.

Oh my, looks like I announced the Outlook plugin removal to early... The changes didn't make it to release 24.5. Sorry about confusion. It will happen (fingers crossed) in the next release. All statements about how you are protected with or without the plugin are correct.
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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #13 on: May 29, 2024, 05:24:50 PM »
Today I installed 24.5 version and after two hours Avast says program is obsolete. So new version was released the same day. This is mess...

I will ask the obvious as you didn't mention it (or what the build number was), did you do a system restart after the update ?
24.5.9133 changed to 24.5.9153
I did clean install...

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Re: NEW Avast version 24.5
« Reply #14 on: May 29, 2024, 05:33:11 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.