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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #330 on: November 09, 2017, 04:34:25 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [17.8.2318]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Erasing malware detected and removed by Behavioral Shield from the chest when other malware was restored
• Adding custom folder to be protected by the Antiransomware Shield

Known issues:
• Displaying multiple detection dialogs at once (file and web shields)
• Sensitive Data Shield scan does not work on WXP and Vista systems
• Malware detected by Behavioral Shield cannot be restored


« Last Edit: November 10, 2017, 04:14:21 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #331 on: November 10, 2017, 04:13:38 AM »
Avast AV Release-Version [17.8.2318]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Fixed issues with deleting Firewall rules during program update
• Fixed issues with Passive mode
• Added support for custom folders in Ransomware shield
• Fixed repeating scheduled scans
• Fixed update action from Windows Security Center
• Polishing of Virus Chest
• Fixed issue with Gmail signature (007 error) that was breaking outgoing emails
• Fixed Firewall new network toaster to set the correct profile

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=210691.0
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #332 on: November 24, 2017, 10:56:48 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [17.9.2319]

New Future:
• Feedback Form in Settings->About
• Possible to shred Recycle Bin via context menu (Data Shredder)
• Better proxy detection by setup and update from Windows settings
• Nested virtualization support for AMD CPU
• New Scan & Shield section in UI

Changelog/Fixes:
• Antirootkit monitoring that is responsible for catching unknown malware
• Fixed boot issue on Windows XP when Virtual PC driver is installed
• Fixed BSOD caused by conflict between  DELL percsas3 and aswSP drivers
• Sensitive Data Shield is now able to perform scan on Windows XP and Vista
• Antiphishing works on Windows XP

Known issues:
• Smart scan sometimes freezes
« Last Edit: December 08, 2017, 02:49:21 PM by TerraX »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #333 on: December 08, 2017, 04:39:45 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [17.9.2320]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Click on Scan Details in Notification Center does not execute another scan anymore
• Changes related to "Send for analysis" option located in Virus Chest
• Fixed crash of Avast service when license expires
• Smart Scan does not freeze anymore
• Fixed performance scan in Performance→Cleanup Premium
• Fixed problems with Behavior shield, that cut off internet connection
• Possibility to report false positive directly from detection dialog (File Shield)
• Passwords GUI redesigned
• Passwords Guardian feature improvements

Known issues:
• Avast service crashes if Passwords user is having login record without url stored and navigates to Password tab in GUI with debug logging enabled
• Passwords Guardian popup informing about possible leaked logins is shown to all users regardless the license. Only premium users should see such warning

« Last Edit: December 16, 2017, 04:03:40 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #334 on: December 16, 2017, 03:59:56 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [17.9.2321]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Fixed missing tray icon in some cases
• Fixed Avast service deadlock caused by Wi-Fi Inspector
• Avast service does not crash if Passwords user is having login record without url stored and navigates to Password tab in GUI with debug logging enabled
• Passwords Guardian popup informing about possible leaked logins is no longer shown to all users regardless the license

« Last Edit: December 21, 2017, 04:24:04 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #335 on: December 21, 2017, 04:22:03 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [17.9.2322]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Fixed crash of Avast service during computer shutdown
• Added localization for new features in 17.9

« Last Edit: December 21, 2017, 03:30:14 PM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #336 on: December 21, 2017, 03:29:28 PM »
Avast AV Release-Version [17.9.2322]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Now you can send feedback and bug reports from Settings > About
• Recycle Bin content can now be shredded via Windows contextual menu (Avast Premier only)
• Redesigned Scan & Shields screens in the Protection menu for easier navigation
• Redesigned Avast Passwords UI for easier use
• More detailed status reporting to Windows Security Center in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
• Nested virtualization support for AMD CPUs
• Better proxy detection by setup and update from Windows settings
• Fixed a problem with white UI (you might see more processes AvastUI.exe now, but that's OK)
• Sensitive Data Shield now works with Windows XP and Vista
• Anti-Phishing Protection in Web Shield now works with Windows XP
• Clicking Scan Details in the Notification Center no longer starts another scan
• Fixed Avast service crash when a license expires
• Fixed performance scan in Performance > Cleanup Premium
• Fixed issue where Behavior Shield sometimes cut off a user’s Internet connection
• False positives can now be reported directly from threat detection warnings (File Shield)
• Fixed boot issue on Windows XP when Virtual PC driver is installed
• Fixed BSOD caused by conflict between DELL percsas3 and Avast Self-defense drivers

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=212048.0
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #337 on: January 12, 2018, 03:38:24 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.1.2323]

Changelog/Fixes:
• It is possible to add more files into virus chest at once (you're welcome AliKhan ;))
• Improved dump creation when our process crashes
• Better handling of multiple opened Avast windows
• Added support for fallback download server (using HTTPS) in setup in case standard servers don't work
• Warning is displayed when logging off from windows during installation (so installation is finished properly)
• Optimized scanning of downloaded executable files
• Fixed scanning of files in Virus Chest
• Fixed wrong text in Recycle Bin context menu
• Avast UI crashes fixed
• Avast Clear now works properly on Win XP

Known issues:
• Email protection is not enabled sometimes after installation on XP until restart
• Several detection dialogues might be displayed for one downloaded and detected threat in case of .exe or .msi files

« Last Edit: January 26, 2018, 11:04:41 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #338 on: January 26, 2018, 11:02:39 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.1.2324]

Changelog/Fixes:
• NEW PRODUCT - Avast AntiTrack
   » Standalone product offered via Avast
   » Extensions for Chrome, Firefox, Opera, IE, Edge
   » Helps with staying anonymous when browsing with one-click functionality
   » Helps with keeping the users browsing history private
   » Helps with stopping ads from following the user through the browsing experience
   » Protects against online identity theft
   » Currently not visible in Avast UI, but you can download and activate the product here: http://trackoff.d.avcdn.net/trackoff/1363cb4756a17cea65b9882a3065ea0c8398eb0c2b59a7cc3debf0cd02908712/avast_antitrack_premium_setup.exe (Activation code: 540A-EE7E-818D-E716-1CD8)
• New Anti-Exploit module for better protection against exploits, shellcode and other malicious PE files
• Changes in minimal installation components (now Behavioral shield is included)
• In case that DNS does not resolve our installation and update URLs correctly, the program will use Google DNS servers
• Fixed bug when games were minimizing themselves every 30 minutes
• Fixed problems with Outlook plugin
• Fixed name of Avast window in task bar
• Fixed Help screen (help was not displaying proper page on some places in UI - typically in settings)
• Fixed Boot Time Scan
• Fixed bug which caused that Last computer scan time was not displayed correctly

« Last Edit: February 02, 2018, 03:38:56 PM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #339 on: February 02, 2018, 03:36:17 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.1.2325]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Avast AntiTrack is now available also in Avast UI under Privacy tile
• Fixed product crashes

Known issues:
• Shell extension scan (scan option in mouse right click menu) is not showing progress in UI correctly sometimes - We would really appreciate your feedback with exact reproduction steps. Thank you.

« Last Edit: February 08, 2018, 01:23:40 PM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #340 on: February 08, 2018, 01:21:20 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.1.2326]

Changelog/Fixes:
• There are just minor bug fixes in this beta

« Last Edit: February 13, 2018, 06:50:07 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #341 on: February 13, 2018, 06:48:23 AM »
Avast AV Release-Version [18.1.2326]

Changelog/Fixes:
• You can now add multiple files to your Virus Chest at once
• We now better handle opening multiple Avast windows at once
• We've optimized scans of downloaded executable (.exe) files
• We now warn you if you try to shut down Windows during installation to ensure your Avast installation finishes properly
• Avast updates and installations are now more reliable thanks to our new fallback HTTPS server that kicks in if our standard servers are not reachable
• We've added a new Anti-Exploit module for better protection against exploits, shellcode, and other malicious executable files
• Hate being tracked online? Check out the new Avast AntiTrack offer we've added to your Privacy menu (now only in English version)
• Fixed scanning of files in your Virus Chest
• Fixed some problems with the Outlook plugin
• Fixed wrong text in the Recycle Bin context menu
• Fixed the name of the Avast window in the taskbar
• Fixed an annoying bug that minimized games every 30 minutes

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=215399.0
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #342 on: February 20, 2018, 08:06:52 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.2.2327]

New:
• When Silent scan is ON and detection is made then this detection is added to Notification Center

Changelog/Fixes:
• Tray icon animation fixed
• Right-click scan from Windows Explorer fixed
• Fixed missing text when right clicked on Recycle Bin
• Fixed auto shutdown after scheduled scans
• Fixed missing Compatibility scan in Smart Scan
• and 50 other minor bugs


Download:
• Avast Free: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe
• Avast Pro: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup_online.exe
• Avast IS: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup_online.exe
• Avast Premier: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup_online.exe
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• Avast Free: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup_offline.exe
• Avast Pro: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_pro_antivirus_setup_offline.exe
• Avast IS: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_internet_security_setup_offline.exe
• Avast Premier: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premier_antivirus_setup_offline.exe
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• Deinstallationsprogramm für Avast-Beta: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avastclear.exe
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