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Offline trotter

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Update questions
« on: June 28, 2004, 10:06:44 PM »
I've been using avast for several months with good results. All of the sudden I noticed that there is a dramitic increase in the number of updates. It seems like avast is wanting to get at least 10-20 updates in a day.  Much more than before.

Also, I noticed that when I initiate the update process Zone Alarm informs me that Windows Explorer wants to access the internet. Are these issues normal?

Thanks

Offline niko

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Re:Update questions
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2004, 10:37:12 PM »
Hi Trotter,
10-20 updates IN A DAY, are you serious ?
ps this is ZA job to alert you about outgoing and incoming processes of your own computer... ::)
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Offline trotter

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Re:Update questions
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2004, 10:49:38 PM »
Please exscuse my ignorance about these matters, but I can tell the difference between ZA and avast. And yes I haven't counted the exact times but avast seems to want to update at least twice as much. :P

Offline Lisandro

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Re:Update questions
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2004, 10:50:35 PM »
If I'm not wrong (by default):

- if you have a permanent connection to Internet: avast check for updates each 4 hours.

- if you have a dial-up: avast checks for an Internet connection each 40 seconds, if a connection is detected (you're on-line) then, it will wait more 4 hours to check for an update again.

Unless you change your avast4.ini file manually  :P
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Offline trotter

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Re:Update questions
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2004, 10:59:46 PM »
Thank you kindly! :)