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Offline Vlk

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Version 5.0.396 has now been released to the general public.
It will solve most of the stability issues related to version 5.0.377.

Thanks to everyone who helped testing.




Hi *,

we'll soon be releasing a program update for v5 (a first program update after the official launch). If you'd like, you can test the pre-release bits now. Anyone who has problems with the official build (5.0.377) - especially system-wide crashes or hangs - is welcome to do so. This build is also supposed to fix the "hang" issue of the previous pre-release builds (393/394) .

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(sorry, no incremental update for now - but running this full package on a computer with 5.0.377 already installed should allow you to do the update; alternatively, you can always reinstall).

Users of 5.0.393/394 can go to this build by simply invoking the Program update feature from within the avast UI.


This is a service release that is supposed to fix most of the issues reported for the 5.0.377 version. Most importatly, the intermittent BSODs should hopefully be gone.


Any comments are welcome.

Thanks much
Vlk
« Last Edit: January 29, 2010, 08:23:06 AM by Vlk »
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Mr.Agent

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2010, 12:56:53 AM »
I hope this time the comments of the ppl will be good. ;D

Hermite15

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2010, 12:58:19 AM »
can't update through the program interface, will have to download and update with the installer, no big deal  ;)

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2010, 12:59:17 AM »
can't update through the program interface, will have to download and update with the installer, no big deal  ;)

Wait for ~5 more minutes till the server farm is synchronized.
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sded

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2010, 01:00:23 AM »
Updates for me now, after waiting a few minutes.

Hermite15

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2010, 01:01:45 AM »
can't update through the program interface, will have to download and update with the installer, no big deal  ;)

Wait for ~5 more minutes till the server farm is synchronized.
OK it's working here too now  ;)

Silent Assassin

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2010, 01:08:31 AM »
Version .396 running here smoothly :).

Thanks avast team :-*

pmcafee

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #7 on: January 29, 2010, 01:12:15 AM »
Hi,

Updated with no problems, seems to be good.

Thank you.

Avastfan1

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2010, 01:13:43 AM »
Installed 5.0.396 by manually invoking the 'update programme' function.

Completed flawlessly. For the first time I actually received the box 'Avast needs to restart you system'.

Despite this, I would really like to send Alwil a dump! LOL

However, I will have to wait for a random freeze before I can.

Avastfan1

Mr.Agent

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #9 on: January 29, 2010, 01:14:48 AM »
Is your problem resolved avastfan1 ?

mattburles

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #10 on: January 29, 2010, 01:24:13 AM »
no problems here either :)

Hermite15

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #11 on: January 29, 2010, 01:26:28 AM »
Is your problem resolved avastfan1 ?
it takes a couple of hours of testing before one can say a problem is solved, that's not instant  ;D

PhilR

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #12 on: January 29, 2010, 01:33:15 AM »
Fabulous!  No more installer hangs!

Thanks vlk.

Gian

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #13 on: January 29, 2010, 01:44:35 AM »
I'm still having my problem even with this new beta

Mr.Agent

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Re: NEW PRE-RELEASE version of avast now available for test [5.0.396]
« Reply #14 on: January 29, 2010, 01:50:12 AM »
I'm still having my problem even with this new beta

You are sure your firewall allow all avast! process ?