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Offline vampirecharm

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Windows security alerts Avast! is not up-to-date
« on: April 29, 2009, 09:13:16 PM »
I use Avast! home edition, 4.8.1335.

My Windows security alerts that my Avast! antivirus 4.8.1335 [VPS 090319-0] reports to Windows that it is not up-to-date.
However I recently updated to VPS 090428-0. Plus when I try to update Avast! (using right click on the 'a' --> updating), I recieve reconfirmation that both program and Vps (090428-0) are up-to-date.

What's wrong?    ???

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Re: Windows security alerts Avast! is not up-to-date
« Reply #1 on: April 29, 2009, 09:16:02 PM »
Hello,
Welcome to the forum :)

for your problem, follow this link, hope it help
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=24008.msg197402#msg197402

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Re: Windows security alerts Avast! is not up-to-date
« Reply #2 on: April 29, 2009, 10:27:18 PM »
I followed the instructions and rebooted (twice) but the problem remains  :(

Although I see that the repository folder under wbem was re-created, Windows security still notifies the same alert.

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Re: Windows security alerts Avast! is not up-to-date
« Reply #3 on: April 29, 2009, 11:26:42 PM »
Check your clock.
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Re: Windows security alerts Avast! is not up-to-date
« Reply #4 on: April 29, 2009, 11:56:38 PM »
The system's date/time are OK...

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Re: Windows security alerts Avast! is not up-to-date
« Reply #5 on: April 29, 2009, 11:59:25 PM »
Any other security applications, esp AV, past or present, on this computer?
WindowsXP Home SP3,Avast Free 5.1.889,Windows Firewall, Autorun Eater,Firefox w/Noscript+ /Adblock+/Better Privacy, IE8 all zones except MS Update set to "untrusted" settings,MVPS Host file.SecuniaPSI.

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Re: Windows security alerts Avast! is not up-to-date
« Reply #6 on: April 30, 2009, 12:22:08 AM »
- I had Kasparski which I removed (although via uninstall and not using a designated program).
- I had a previous installation of Avast! after which I had huge problems with my IE7. It was finally resolved after I re-installed IE7.
- Now that everything is fine again, I re-installed Avast!. It seems to work fine except for this bugging Windows security alert...


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Re: Windows security alerts Avast! is not up-to-date
« Reply #7 on: April 30, 2009, 12:54:46 AM »
I recommend a full uninstall and install from scratch.
(By doing this you will lose any Avast settings you have saved, plus anything in the quarantine.)

-Download the Avast uninstall utility, http://www.avast.com/eng/avast-uninstall-utility.html
It may also be worthwhile to download the appropriate Kaspersky removal tool, http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?qid=208279463
-If you don't already have it, download the latest Avast install. http://www.avast.com/eng/download-avast-home.html
-Disconnect from the net,
-Right click the tray icon, go to program settings>troubleshooting, and select "disable Avst self defence module".
-Right click the tray icon, select "stop on access protection" and "ok" out.
-Uninstall from the control panel.
-Reboot, run the Avast uninstall utility.
-Run the Kaspersky uninstall utility, reboot.
-Install Avst antivirus. (You may wish to skip the boot scan recommended as part of a first install- this takes a while.)
-Reconnect to the net, check for database updates.
-Post back and tell us if the problem is solved.

This should work.
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Re: Windows security alerts Avast! is not up-to-date
« Reply #8 on: April 30, 2009, 01:22:36 AM »
- I had Kasparski which I removed (although via uninstall and not using a designated program).
- I had a previous installation of Avast! after which I had huge problems with my IE7. It was finally resolved after I re-installed IE7.
- Now that everything is fine again, I re-installed Avast!. It seems to work fine except for this bugging Windows security alert...

Download and Run this utility to remove all traces of Kaspersky from the registry:
http://support.kaspersky.com/faq/?qid=208279463. You might want to print the instructions on the page for use of-line.
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