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Offline Lisandro

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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #75 on: August 14, 2009, 12:50:18 AM »
Are you kidding?
No... there is a closed beta testing running.
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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #76 on: August 14, 2009, 01:00:42 AM »
I know all of this fellows.

Just injecting what I thought was humor.

I was wrong apparently.

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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #77 on: August 14, 2009, 01:10:25 AM »
No. We didn't follow your humor, at least, me. I did not understand.
If it is humor, let's laugh :)
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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #78 on: August 14, 2009, 01:12:22 AM »
 Sorry, this might be off-topic. Why are there so many people here in the forums that has this "I'm a llama" below their pic? Emepror's New Groove fan?
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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #79 on: August 14, 2009, 01:25:35 AM »
Sorry, this might be off-topic. Why are there so many people here in the forums that has this "I'm a llama" below their pic? Emepror's New Groove fan?
Because it is the default text.
People can't change it (20 posts at least) or don't want to change it. I'm not sure about what happens.
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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #80 on: August 14, 2009, 03:05:24 AM »
I only prefer nice user interface software
I like the outfit of avast 5 much more than 4
however I won't test the beta because i'm not an advance user ;D
so i'll wait for the final one. they'll release it in october, won't they?

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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #81 on: August 14, 2009, 03:42:25 AM »
Since avast 5 will have better detection rate,will the false positive rate also go up?
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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #82 on: August 14, 2009, 03:46:55 AM »
Since avast 5 will have better detection rate,will the false positive rate also go up?
We hope not. They will work to this do not occur. But, who knows...
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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #83 on: August 14, 2009, 08:17:09 AM »
ok will not cry out any more and will just stare at the  forum

There is a closed beta1 testing going on, it isn't fully functional or as stable as would normally be associated with avast betas but this really is a major step away from version 4.8.

So it really isn't ready for open beta testing yet, when it is they will announce it in the avast forums, so calling out where is it really isn't going to bring it closer. It will be announced and released when Alwil believe it is ready, so continue to monitor the forums for announcement.
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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #84 on: August 14, 2009, 01:12:54 PM »
Since avast 5 will have better detection rate,will the false positive rate also go up?

 Realistically, heuristics will contribute to increase in detections, but also, False Positives. But I trust ALWIL, I believe, heuristics wont go berserk!
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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #85 on: August 14, 2009, 03:25:36 PM »
how about auto-heal for free users, will it be available or an action must be taken?

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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #86 on: August 15, 2009, 12:24:07 AM »
how about auto-heal for free users, will it be available or an action must be taken?
It won't be available. Automated actions are reserved to the Pro version (of the antivirus or the suite).
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Re: Where is Avast!5 Beta? It's July 31st..
« Reply #87 on: August 16, 2009, 09:09:00 PM »
The only thing a Win 9x/ME enthusiast should ask from avast! regarding v 5, is that ther be an on access and PERHAPS BUT NOT NECESSARILY an on demand scanner -- NOTHING ELSE! NO REALTIME. ETC.

While it is patently clear that DOS, 3.x, 9x/ME are outdated, I CANNOT EVEN INSTALL SPYWARE WRITTEN FOR THESE NEWER, SAFER SYSTEMS! Try it with Win 95 16-Bit and Netscape 0.86.

For the record, the DOS based systems all the way up to 98 SE, are provably subrecusrsive and thus safer by a factor of at least 16; those who say otherwise are provably full of MS!

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