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Offline Vlk

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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #15 on: July 03, 2004, 08:11:29 AM »
LordDragon, in your case it's simple:

1. Quit avast (if running)
2. Go to the <avast>\english\help folder.
3. Rename the file che90f4.tmp to checklistsimple.chm (overwrite the existing version).

That will do it.


Alien, something's gotta be wrong with your setup. Can you resend the latest version of the setup.log to my e-mail? I'll check it once more...

Thx!
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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #16 on: July 03, 2004, 11:42:15 PM »
Ty all, i'll try reinstalling when i got some spare time. No need to spend all your time looking 4 an answer, it's not that annoying.
I just though noone (i think that wrote it wrong)  :-\ read my last post, or something like that.
It will be gone with the next update i guess. Anyway, it's a sign of very good support.

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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #17 on: July 04, 2004, 12:31:35 AM »
HaHa :) Well Vlk I did as you said, I renamed the the temp file to checklistsimple.chm. It didn't work of course. Hears the current content of the \english\help folder.

che6165.tmp
checklis.chm
checklistsimple.chm
help.chm

Now seriously. How do I fix this?
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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #18 on: July 04, 2004, 05:34:02 PM »
So what's in the wininit.ini NOW?
Maybe the checklist was not the only file that was causing it (although that would be very strange).

So now all the three files

che6165.tmp
checklis.chm
checklistsimple.chm

are identical, right?
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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #19 on: July 06, 2004, 04:24:20 PM »
yep all three the same!
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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #20 on: July 06, 2004, 04:28:52 PM »
Sorry forgot to include this:

Wininit.ini

[rename]
nul=C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\AVAST4\SETUP\REBOOT.TXT
c:\progra~1\alwils~1\avast4\english\help\checklistsimple.chm=c:\progra~1\alwils~1\avast4\english\help\chef303.tmp
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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #21 on: July 07, 2004, 10:25:04 AM »
Strange, strange...
Try to delete the the checklistsimple.chm file (or even all the files in C:\Program Files\ALWIL Software\avast4\English\Help folder). Then, invoke an avast! update (Program or iAVS, it shouldn't make any difference). The deleted files should be restored... would this help?

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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #22 on: July 08, 2004, 04:43:18 AM »
Hi,

Problem is solved. I tried deleting the files and ran into a problem. I had deleting files blocked on the control panel options. I unchecked the box and have left it that way. Do you think that may have had something to do with it?

Anyhow, the problem is finally solved. Thanks

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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #23 on: July 08, 2004, 09:41:23 AM »
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I had deleting files blocked on the control panel options.


Uhh, which Control Panel options...?
Can you e.g. post a screen shot?

I'm not familiar with any such feature built-in to Windows. Or is this a third-party app?
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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #24 on: July 08, 2004, 09:43:05 AM »
What exactly do you mean by "control panel options"? avast! Behavior Blocker? That would be rather strange (for .chm files)... but even if it was the case, I doubt that could be the reason.

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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #25 on: July 09, 2004, 07:13:13 AM »
Sorry for the lack of clarity. On the resident task setting, blocker tab of the on access protection control panel. One of the file extensions is ch?

Hope that helps. Thanks
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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #26 on: July 09, 2004, 09:46:50 AM »
Ah, you are right. But to enable the feature, you would have to check some of the checkboxes below ("Opening the file for writing", "Renaming file", "Deleting file", "Formatting") - did you? If none of them is checked, the feature is turned off.

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Re:avast needs to restart everytime
« Reply #27 on: July 14, 2004, 09:30:30 PM »
"Renaming file" and "Formatting" are still checked, "Deleating file" I unchecked.
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