Author Topic: VRDB icon gone. No option to split/merge.  (Read 3479 times)

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Offline wile_e

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VRDB icon gone. No option to split/merge.
« on: February 21, 2009, 05:47:27 PM »
Running Vista x64 with Avast Pro. My VRDB icon is missing and the option to split/merge icons is also missing. I checked the properties of the Notification Area, and have both icons set to "show" on taskbar. I reinstalled Avast, and the VRDB icon appeared again. But once I merged the icons, the option to unmerge/split is not there.

So every time I merge the icons after a reinstall of Avast, there is no way to split them.

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Re: VRDB icon gone. No option to split/merge.
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2009, 05:57:04 PM »
Try this - Missing VRDB 'i' icon, using notepad, edit the C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\DATA\avast4.ini file, [VRDB] section, adding the following line, ShowTaskbarIcon=1 save the changes, the avast self-defence module will ask for confirmation, answer Yes and exit.

See example.
[VRDB]
MergeIcons=0
Disabled=0
ShowTaskbarIcon=1

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Re: VRDB icon gone. No option to split/merge.
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2009, 06:38:21 PM »
If that fails, I suggest an installation from the scratch:

1. Uninstall avast from Control Panel first.
2. Boot.
3. Download the latest version of Avast Uninstall and use it for complete uninstallation.
4. Boot.
5. Install again the latest avast! version.
6. Boot.
7. Check and post the results.
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