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Offline qim

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Alternative download location?
« on: November 08, 2009, 05:01:17 PM »
I am having problems downloading from Avast's site.  Is there an alternative site?

Thank you

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Re: Alternative download location?
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2009, 05:05:48 PM »
Hello qim,

what is the problem or error that you are getting when you try to download from avast site?

are you using the online slim or the cnet installer.

you can get the installer from here (English): http://www.filehippo.com/download_avast_antivirus/download/242099f67389eacf276f8bca366af621/

but I would suggest getting the installer from avast site since it will be updated with the latest definition files.

let us know the problem you are experiencing.

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Re: Alternative download location?
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2009, 05:13:55 PM »

For some time now when I try to download updates for another programme through download.com I get the repetitive noise I mentioned and the system freezes.  I have to abort and restart.  However, when I got an alternative download site all worked well.

Now, I have the same problem trying to download avast from their own site.

Any ideas?

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Re: Alternative download location?
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2009, 05:18:35 PM »
Hello qim,

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I try to download updates for another programme through download.com
which is that another software?.

are you trying to get the vps updates?.. that is the virus definition updates?.. can you please be a bit more clearer..

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Re: Alternative download location?
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2009, 05:22:41 PM »
The other prog is Pop Peeper

http://www.poppeeper.com/download.php

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Re: Alternative download location?
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2009, 05:43:14 PM »
Others using Firefox are having problems with the site.  There is some bad JavaScript on those pages.  Disable JavaScript, clear Firefox cache and try again.  See http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=1506225.

FWIW, I use Firefox 3.5.5 and NoScript, and don't have a problem with CNet or Download.com.
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Common to both: Avast Premium Security 19.7.2388, WinPatrol Plus, SpywareBlaster 5.5, Opera 12.18, Firefox 68.0.2, MBam Free, CCleaner

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Re: Alternative download location?
« Reply #6 on: November 08, 2009, 05:47:21 PM »
The other prog is Pop Peeper

http://www.poppeeper.com/download.php

sorry qim,

but I dont use this software. may be my forum friends will help.

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Re: Alternative download location?
« Reply #7 on: November 08, 2009, 06:15:19 PM »
Others using Firefox are having problems with the site.  There is some bad JavaScript on those pages. 

But I don't use Firefox. Mine is IE 8

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Re: Alternative download location?
« Reply #8 on: November 08, 2009, 06:55:36 PM »
Others using Firefox are having problems with the site.  There is some bad JavaScript on those pages. 

But I don't use Firefox. Mine is IE 8

qim

I used IE 8 to download PopPeeper  without problems.  JavaScript is turned off in IE 8, as well as ActiveX except on trusted sites.

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Re: Alternative download location?
« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2009, 04:21:10 AM »
To clean these temporary files just download ccleaner if you can or else you do it manually^^