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Clato

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Avast 5, WHEN
« on: December 09, 2009, 05:35:12 PM »
Can anyone from Avast tell us, (or give up an estimated date) when Avast 5 will be released?
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Re: Avast 5, WHEN
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2009, 05:47:18 PM »
Early January (maybe a little bit before).
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Re: Avast 5, WHEN
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2009, 06:34:24 PM »
Can anyone from Avast tell us, (or give up an estimated date) when Avast 5 will be released?
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See this blog entry, http://blog.avast.com/2009/11/30/so-when-is-version-5-coming-out/, so you could use RSS to register the avast blog and be notified of new posts/updates.
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Re: Avast 5, WHEN
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2009, 11:33:54 PM »
THANK U David R,  I d/l the
"[/beta/5.0.259/setup_av_free.exe

from the blog, & MAY??- not sure weather to try it or not,supposedly try it(330,000 people supposedly trying it) but befor i open & run it

should I un install my presant AVast 4.8?

or just go ahead & wait on the reg Avast 5.0

any information or help would be APPRECIATED,es[ecially from anyone using
AVast 5.0 

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Re: Avast 5, WHEN
« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2009, 11:42:10 PM »
You're welcome.

If this is a live system and not a test system then you have to be prepared for any beta associated issues. Beta testing on a security application isn't something to take lightly, whilst this beta is relatively stable there are still some issues.

Just look at my signature and it will tell you what version I'm using as my system is a live system ;D

Me I'm on no rush I tried the beta build earlier but reverted back to the standard version. However this is a decision only you can make as it depends on your acceptance of any risk associated with beta software.
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