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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #360 on: June 20, 2018, 06:25:13 PM »
Avast AV Release-Version [18.5.2342]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Notification alerts! A blue dot now appears on our systray icon when you have a notification
• Restore anywhere! Restore files from the Virus Chest to any location by clicking “Restore as”
• Improved our installation and update processes
• Clicking “Subscription information” in our systray menu now opens the correct screen
• Firewall status is now properly reported in Windows Security Center
• Disabled shields now appear correctly in our systray menu
• Fixed a few activation code bugs

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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #361 on: July 18, 2018, 06:50:01 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.6.2343]

Changelog/Fixes:
• New Do Not Disturb mode replacing old Game Mode. Enjoy full-screen apps without interruptions.
• Several application crashes (found internally as well as from BETA program and public channel)
• Firewall toaster not displayed when network changed
• Not started User Interface after the installation
• Not working auto-detection of applications for Do not Disturb component (originally named Game Mode)
• Empty (white) User Interface main dashboard (not loaded content)
• Problems with executing games like WoW, Overwatch, etc.
• Detection dialog not displayed for WebShield component when set to Ask
• Wrong reporting of Wi-Fi Inspector scan progress percentage

Known issues:
• Do Not Disturb mode: detailed rule settings not available - default mode only
• Do Not Disturb mode: could cause problems in Firefox browser when entering fullscreen mode (only when Firefox is added as DND app)
• Do Not Disturb mode: does not correctly block 3rd party notifications in certain web presentation apps

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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #362 on: July 23, 2018, 02:09:34 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.6.2344]

Changelog/Fixes:
• DND mode - application whitelist/blacklist heavily modified
• DND mode - several optimalization for 3rd party app blocking
• several issues in licensing component (client as well as backend side)
• blocking standard websites by Web Shield component
• sometimes blocking TLS 1.3 connections

Known issues:
• DND mode - maximize performance option is enabled after DND mode disabled in single app
• DND mode - "new app added" toaster does not appear in some cases
• DND mode - not working correctly in Firefox and Edge browsers

« Last Edit: July 27, 2018, 05:03:17 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #363 on: July 27, 2018, 05:00:40 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.6.2345]

Changelog/Fixes:
• DND mode - app detection based on internal DB is active after app goes to fullscreen
• Improved compatibility between Do not Disturb mode and the MS Windows Notification Center (MS Windows 10)
• DND mode - working correctly in Firefox
• DND mode - detection based fixes and minor improvements
• Fixed service start delay when no internet connection is available
• crashing of Antivirus service when updating existing license for Password Protection product
• DND mode - fixed blocking from Windows Notification Center
• crash of Antivirus service on Windows 10 RS5 and compatibility with its Edge browser
• not displaying confirmation dialog related to disabling the Webcam shield and Sensitive Data Shield components
• crashing reporting to Windows Security Center under some circumstances
• Fixed HNS (WiFi Inspector) related BSOD
• conflict when handling UDP packets (mainly by Real Site component) modified by 3rd party products

Known issues:
• DNS resolves sometimes time out - Restarting shields fixes the issue

« Last Edit: August 03, 2018, 01:01:00 PM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #364 on: August 03, 2018, 12:58:29 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.6.2346]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Migration of Secureline VPN addon to stand-alone SecureLine VPN app
   » VPN addon is not offered during clean AV install anymore
   » If user has VPN addon licensed, then it's automatically switched to standalone VPN, otherwise the addon is uninstalled
   » The user can install easily standalone VPN anytime later from AV user interface
• DND mode - Basic setting available in Components
• TLS 1.3 scanning support in Web Shield
   » Full support in Firefox
   » Chrome only with Draft 28
   » Internet Explorer, Edge do not support TLS 1.3
• Fixed occasional DNS resolve time-outs   
• Fixed issues with loading of sites using EV certificate   
• DND mode - "new app added" toaster does not appear in some cases   

Known issues:
• DND mode - maximize performance option is enabled after DND mode disabled in single app
• DND mode - not working correctly in Edge browser
• DND mode - 3rd party app notification could not be blocked at very first attempt

« Last Edit: August 14, 2018, 02:01:36 PM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #365 on: August 14, 2018, 01:57:47 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.6.2347]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Leak in self protection
• Fixed crashes related to TLS 1.3 support
• Fixed Site Blocking - it can be enabled once again
• Windows XP - CyberCapture does not send suspicious file
• DND mode - maximize performance option is enabled after DND mode disabled in single app
• DND mode - several stability fixes and improvements
• DND mode - incorrect basic settings behavior

Known issues:
• DND mode - not working correctly in Edge browser
• DND mode - 3rd party app notification could not be blocked at very first attempt

« Last Edit: August 16, 2018, 03:57:56 PM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #366 on: August 16, 2018, 03:56:29 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.6.2348]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Reporting Antivirus and Firewall state to the Windows Security Center after performed upgrade or downgrade

Known issues:
• Crash related to TLS 1.3 support under specific circumstances
• Two detection dialogs displayed for phishing detection
• No detection dialog displayed for Webshield or Fileshield detections under specific circumstances (malware is blocked and moved to quarantine, but dialog not shown)
• Problems with signing to Avast account via Facebook
• Do not Disturb mode - not working correctly in Edge browser

« Last Edit: August 20, 2018, 05:42:10 PM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #367 on: August 20, 2018, 05:40:11 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.6.2349]

Changelog/Fixes:
• This is the Release Candidate for PUBLIC channel with final "tuning" changes

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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #368 on: August 22, 2018, 06:55:35 AM »
Avast AV Release-Version [18.6.2349]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Do Not Disturb Mode replaces Game Mode and adds support for non-game apps too
• Edge extension replaces the Internet Explorer one (https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9P5882STVN6X)
• SecureLine VPN component won't be part of AV. User will be offered to install standalone VPN client independent from AV (staged release not for all users now)
• Support for scanning TLS 1.3 traffic via Web Shield (Chrome, Firefox)
• Automatic redirect to search page if domain isn't found
• Firewall notification not displayed when network changed
• Detection dialog not displayed for Web Shield when set to Ask
• Wrong reporting of Wi-Fi Inspector scan progress percent
• Site blocking works again
• Rescue disc
• Reporting of AV and Firewall state to Windows Security Center
• Explorer scan result not added to Notification Center
• Removed Enable offline mode option in free version tray icon

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=221343.0
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #369 on: September 05, 2018, 05:23:02 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.7.2350]

Changelog/Fixes:
• We are introducing new style of our settings. The new settings have fresh and simplified modern look and feel. We reduced the number of items so now the most important ones are visible now. The advanced settings have been moved to a secret section named Geek Area, This secret section is available via search - just fill there "geek:area" - whole string has to be written for entrance to the section. Setting are incomplete, couple sections are still in development. We are hungry to hear your feedback, what do you think, do you like them? All your comments, ideas are appreciated and will be discussed by UI team.
• Issues with installation and re-installation of the Emergency Update component
• Installation and update of driver related to the SafeZone / Secure Browser bank mode

Known issues:
• DND Mode does not block newest version of Skype
• DND Mode may not load list of already installed apps when very first app is added

Known issues (Settings):
• The sections "Scan", "Exceptions" and "Firewall" haven't been finished yet. But there temporary is a link to old settings.
• A protection of AV itself by password doesn't work properly
• In section Troubleshooting the buttons "Back up settings", "Restore settings" and "Repair app" don't work (you can still repair the app via MS control panel → Programs and Features).
• A geek section hasn't been finished yet (there is only a list of settings for DND mode)
• Adding apps into sandbox


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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #370 on: September 28, 2018, 06:36:34 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.7.2352]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Changes in settings (only for beta, it won't be part of stable 18.7 release)
   » old settings will be used - XP and Vista
   » new settings will be used - Windows 7 and higher
• Avast Passwords - Synchronizations between devices
• Two detection dialogs when phishing detected
• License activation issues in Russia
• other minor stabilization fixes

Known issues:
• Some new settings sections are still not ready yet


« Last Edit: October 04, 2018, 12:15:32 PM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #371 on: October 04, 2018, 12:13:32 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.7.2353]

Changelog/Fixes:
• This beta contains bug fixes only
• Improvement in DNS resolving, should fix problems with update and license activation
• Crashes in Do Not Disturb mode
• Problem with minimizing games after few minutes of playing
• Passwords crashes

Known issues:
• Some new settings sections are still not ready yet


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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #372 on: October 09, 2018, 06:38:16 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.7.2354]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Problems with activation SecureLine
• Registration into WSC on Win10 RS5

Known issues:
• Some new settings sections are still not ready yet

Hinweis: There is a specific thread about new settings (report bugs, suggest improvements, discuss, hate, whatever ;-) - https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=221665.0


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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #373 on: October 09, 2018, 01:30:15 PM »
Avast AV Release-Version [18.7.2354]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Passwords now synchronize even better
• Smart Scan now shows you the results of completed scans if you stop it before it’s finished
• You can now minimize games without trouble after a few minutes of play
• No more duplicate dialogs when we detect a phishing scam
• We’ve taken care of those connection problems while activating subscriptions
• We’ve caught and fixed a bug messing with the Windows Security Center registration after a Windows Update

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=222449.0


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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #374 on: November 14, 2018, 04:50:57 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.8.2355]

Changelog/Fixes:
• This is just a quick hotfix with some vulnerability bug fixes

Known issues:
• Some new settings sections are still not ready yet

Hinweis: There is a specific thread about new settings (report bugs, suggest improvements, discuss, hate, whatever ;-) - https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=221665.0


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