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Offline Vladimyr

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4.8.1348 beta
« on: August 07, 2009, 04:23:14 PM »
Anything "under the hood" worth mentioning?
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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2009, 04:41:21 PM »
Also updated to 4.8.1348...
Works fine here ;)

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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2009, 04:54:23 PM »
Am I missing something here ???
Where is it ???
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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2009, 04:59:51 PM »
You need this file:
http://files.avast.com/files/beta/aswbeta.exe
Simply run it.
But notice that you have to disable avast! self defence before running aswbeta.exe.
And don't forget reenabeling self defence after the update... ;)

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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2009, 05:06:02 PM »
Ok...I'll give it a go, thanks :)

Is there any announcements etc.? just seems kinda out of the blue...
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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2009, 05:21:02 PM »
Hi,

Is there any changes?

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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2009, 05:22:34 PM »
No problems here, I am happy to say. :)
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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #7 on: August 07, 2009, 05:35:02 PM »
I think it was a fortuity finding from Vladimyr... ;)

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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #8 on: August 07, 2009, 05:43:48 PM »
Perhaps they have it prepared but not quite ready to release the news as they usually do, so a bit strange in that regard.
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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #9 on: August 07, 2009, 07:02:22 PM »
So far, the only difference I have seen with the beta is the on-access scanner windows:

No ad (I don't really know if it had been removed before though)
'More options' window has been reshuffled a bit

I like it :)

EDIT:Helps if I add the images ::)
Man, the gif quality of the Windows snipping tool is crap...

EDIT2:That's better, some nicer images, a bit more work, but it's worth it. And they're smaller ;)

EDIT3:Ok, little thing, not sure if it is the beta or not but:
Open up the skin chooser, and move the window about. Can you see the little bar on the bottom which is completely transparent?
In my image you can sorta see the end of "will microsofts free app..." and Bob3160's name (it was above FF at the time ;)
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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #10 on: August 07, 2009, 07:31:18 PM »
I wonder what they have in mind now if the ad has been removed. Not only that the column to the left of the window has returned as that was removed. But by all accounts that can be changed without a program update as that is how it came about before a GUI update.
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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #11 on: August 07, 2009, 07:53:38 PM »
I did have a temporary hitch.

1.) when i double clicked the aswbeta.exe it was like oki. then when installer tried to connect to the internet, win 7 hit me with a error: close the program (privatefirewall(pf) 6.1) or check online and close the program as if some kinda error has happened. when the setup was downloading files from the internet, i tried to start  pf, again win 7 hit me with the same error. i closed the firewall.

installation was completed, did a reboot then both pf and avast beta were back.

2.) i opened on-access protection control and clicked standard shield in the details mode. it was normal. after a minute, i clicked on webshield, and on-access scanner did not respond. window manager showed that it was not responding, tried to bring up task manager even that was not possible(just like when system hangs up).  waited for a minute, and then everything was fine. did this thing happen to anyone?.
« Last Edit: August 07, 2009, 07:56:03 PM by nmb »

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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #12 on: August 07, 2009, 08:00:44 PM »
Hi nmb,

I don't really know about #1, but #2...

Do you mean just clicking between the standard shield icon/Wehshield icon on the left?
I don't get what you do when I click between them, seems to work fine for me.

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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #13 on: August 07, 2009, 08:03:17 PM »
do you mean just clicking on the shield icon on the left?

yes, the webshield. but now it seems to be oki.

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I don't get what you do when I click between them, seems to work fine for me.

not clicking between them, but on the webshield icon it self.

edit :

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Open up the skin chooser, and move the window about. Can you see the little bar on the bottom which is completely transparent?

same here.
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Re: 4.8.1348 beta
« Reply #14 on: August 07, 2009, 08:05:39 PM »
Hmmm...

I don't know, I have no problems, maybe something else was going on at the same time...
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