Author Topic: Can't save avast4.ini file  (Read 2302 times)

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Can't save avast4.ini file
« on: October 19, 2009, 11:16:54 AM »
I'm in general not a newbie, but this is awesome.
I tried to chance the avast4.ini file, but I can't save the file. Or more exact, I can't even change one bit in the /DATA Folder.
I did check the access rights, stop the virus scanner, stop the Avast! Antivirus services. No Chance. I was also wandering about the read only bit in the data folder. It was on half on. If I uncheck it, it automatically goes back to the previous condition.

I don't have any more idea what could be wrong!

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Re: Can't save avast4.ini file
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2009, 11:32:56 AM »
Use notepad.exe to change avast4.ini.

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Re: Can't save avast4.ini file
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2009, 12:49:39 PM »
Or temporarily disable the avast self defense module:
1. Right click the 'a' blue icon on system tray.
2. Programs settings > Troubleshooting (tab)
3. Disable self defense module
4. Edit it.
5. Enable self defense again.
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