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New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1290]
« on: November 18, 2008, 09:23:03 PM »
Just a short heads up: we have just released another (official) program update of avast Home/Pro.
The details can be found on the revision history page.

Generally, everyone is suggested to upgrade to this new build.


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« Last Edit: November 19, 2008, 02:06:13 AM by Vlk »
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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1287]
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2008, 09:49:47 PM »
Just a short heads up: we have just released another (official) program update of avast Home/Pro.
The details can be found on the revision history page.

Generally, everyone is suggested to upgrade to this new build.


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Updating now! :)
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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1287]
« Reply #2 on: November 18, 2008, 11:00:45 PM »
Doing it so...
To the lazy ones:

Version 4.8.1287
November 18, 2008

    * improvements in the malware submission system
    * minor improvements in some unpackers
    * improvements in the rootkit scanner
    * Network Shield: solved a problem occurring on systems with missing TCP stack
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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1287]
« Reply #3 on: November 18, 2008, 11:49:13 PM »
Updating now, not so big this one, a bit easier on my dial-up.
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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1287]
« Reply #4 on: November 19, 2008, 01:59:39 AM »
Love this update.
It solved one of my issues with the network scanning tool.
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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1290]
« Reply #5 on: November 19, 2008, 02:06:43 AM »
Actually, it's now 4.8.1290.

Yeah.... don't even ask. ;D
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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1290]
« Reply #6 on: November 19, 2008, 02:12:44 AM »
Yeah.... don't even ask. ;D
Well... we'll ask of course... I didn't have even time to boot after the other update...
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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1290]
« Reply #7 on: November 19, 2008, 02:13:43 AM »
Are you sure....?

I just dd the update 10-20 min ago and my avast shows it's build number as being 4.8.1287.

What is going on?
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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1290]
« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2008, 02:30:52 AM »
ok..now I'm worried,,,
I did another update and indeed, i ended up gettin the version you mentioned...What is going on?
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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1290]
« Reply #9 on: November 19, 2008, 02:35:53 AM »
Well I have just updated again and it most certainly is 4.8.1290, lots of fun today ;D

All it is is some changes have been made, perhaps a little quicker than we are used to with avast, but rather that than a possible problem detected and not corrected quickly. That way few peopl other than us on the forums would even notice with the seven day update cycle.
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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1290]
« Reply #10 on: November 19, 2008, 03:35:50 AM »
Thanks,

That puts me at ease a bit.
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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1290]
« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2008, 06:17:04 AM »
Yeah.... don't even ask. ;D
Well... we'll ask of course... I didn't have even time to boot after the other update...
Hmmm, I had to. ???
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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1290]
« Reply #12 on: November 19, 2008, 07:40:21 AM »
Are you sure....?

I just dd the update 10-20 min ago and my avast shows it's build number as being 4.8.1287.

What is going on?
One more confused question from a new member. I just updated Avast this morning after installing yesterday. Reading this thread, I decided to check the version number. About Avast says 1282! hmmm?

Tried to repeat update. Updater says that program is up to date. Good! About still says 1282!

What's going on? Do I have to reboot or update with administrator rights in order to get the right version number?

XP pro SP2+

Update: after a double reboot, everything seems to be fine. After reboot, Avast requests another reboot!? Is this really the best you can do?
« Last Edit: November 19, 2008, 08:42:14 AM by TheSpirit »

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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1290]
« Reply #13 on: November 19, 2008, 11:44:08 AM »
I always reboot after an update to the AV program itself whether it was requested or not.

I requested an update and received 1287 yesterday afternoon. I rebooted upon request.
I requested an update and received 1290 yesterday evening. I rebooted upon request.

This procedure was done on 1 Vista and 2 XP Pro computers with nary a problem.

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Re: New release of avast Home/Pro [4.8.1290]
« Reply #14 on: November 19, 2008, 12:02:36 PM »
Do I have to reboot or update with administrator rights in order to get the right version number?
Yes and yes.

After reboot, Avast requests another reboot!? Is this really the best you can do?
There were two programs updates today.
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