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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #375 on: November 15, 2018, 09:41:55 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [18.8.2356]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Quick repack of previous build - no major changes, just final tuning before release

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


« Last Edit: November 16, 2018, 10:00:38 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #376 on: November 16, 2018, 05:18:14 AM »
Avast AV Release-Version [18.8.2356]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Fixed critical vulnerability
• Last version for Windows XP/Vista

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=223253.0
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #377 on: November 29, 2018, 05:26:11 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [19.1.2357]

This release contains many changes but one is really big - this is the first fully 64bit Avast version. Please note that anything can be affected by this change. Please check if you find any issue in Avast functionality - any report is valuable for us. There are some limitations mentioned below, please go through the known issues carefully.

Changelog/Fixes:
• Fully 64bit version (one installer, contains both versions)
• 19.1 version can`t be installed on Windows XP/Vista
• Deep network scan research participation possibility at the end of Wi-Fi inspector scan (only on some networks)
• Improved network detection in Firewall
• Redesigned global settings
• Avast notifications disappear in some cases
• SecureDNS not turned ON after "OFF time" passes
• FW not running after upgrade from free to premier
• AntiRootkit and AntiExploit setting needs service restart to apply changes
• Reset settings to default does not affect firewall settings
• BSOD because of IDP
• Result of boot time scan is not in history
• Switched values (threat type and URL) in Web Shield detection dialog
• Add & Modify components started from UI is opened in background
• ARP spoofing protection and scan fixes

Known issues:
• Only latest online installer can be used for installation
• Dialog about requested restart is not displayed after manual update
• Smart Scan - no bad browser add-ons detected on x64 systems
• Data Shredder crashes on x64 systems
• DND does not start for Windows Store Apps

Hinweis: New settings (report bugs, suggest improvements, discuss, hate, whatever) - https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=221665.0


« Last Edit: December 12, 2018, 04:55:52 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #378 on: December 12, 2018, 04:53:26 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [19.1.2358]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Online installer
• Global Exceptions only - we prefer to use just global exceptions that work for all shields and scans. So if you enter some file or folder it should be ignored for both shields and scans.
• Dialog about requested restart is displayed after manual update
• Smart Scan - bad browser add-ons are detected on x64 systems
• Data Shredder works also on x64 systems
• Do Not Disturb mode does now starts for full-screen Windows Store Apps
• And some boring crashes

Known issues:
• There is no update progress visible in UI
• Unidentified network toaster can be sometimes displayed

Hinweis: New settings (report bugs, suggest improvements, discuss, hate, whatever) - https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=221665.0


« Last Edit: December 19, 2018, 05:53:42 PM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #379 on: December 19, 2018, 05:48:15 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [19.1.2359]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Update progress is visible in UI (applicable during update to next version)
• Small changes in exceptions related to Behavior Shield
• Minor changes before release to public

Hinweis: New settings (report bugs, suggest improvements, discuss, hate, whatever) - https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=221665.0


« Last Edit: January 02, 2019, 03:35:22 PM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #380 on: January 02, 2019, 03:33:09 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [19.1.2360]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Final tuning before release to public

Hinweis: New settings (report bugs, suggest improvements, discuss, hate, whatever) - https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=221665.0


« Last Edit: January 04, 2019, 11:45:42 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #381 on: January 04, 2019, 11:43:54 AM »
Avast AV Release-Version [19.1.2360]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Simplicity! We’ve simplified our settings screens and even added direct links from our feature screens to their settings
• Search! We’ve added a search bar to our settings to make it easier to find what you need
• Speed! Users of 64-bit Windows should now see faster PC startup and scan times
• Automagic! After purchasing another Avast product from within your antivirus, the new product will now be installed and activated automatically — no activation code needed
• Security! Our Firewall’s network detection is now better than ever
• Firewall now runs properly (without a PC restart) for those who’ve upgraded from Avast Free Antivirus
• Boot-time scan results can now be found in your scan history
• Fixed improper arrangement in our Web Shield detection (threat type and URL were switched)
• Your settings can now be backed up and restored again

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=224225.0
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #382 on: January 21, 2019, 10:51:29 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [19.2.2361]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Fixed bank mode on x64 OS
• Fixed crashes

Known issues:
• SafePrice extension for Firefox is not included in fresh Avast installations (update is not affected)

« Last Edit: January 26, 2019, 05:09:03 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #383 on: January 26, 2019, 05:06:54 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [19.2.2362]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Build version displayed in UI now shows also the version of latest uupdate which was delivered to the PC (for example: before 19.2.4159.0 and after 19.2.4159.111). You can now better recognize if you have applied our latest hot-fixes.
• Removed Morphisec integration code - this experimental feature was removed from our product
• New screens for creating and scheduling custom scans
• Fixed random crashes
• Fixed BSOD in aswNetSec.sys
• Option to install SafePrice extension for Firefox is back
• Tray icon status is now better synced with the main status on dashboard
• Fixed crash when user activates more licenses at the same time

« Last Edit: February 02, 2019, 05:15:55 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #384 on: February 02, 2019, 05:13:41 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [19.2.2363]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Toasters displayed when installing new Avast/AVG products (VPN, Cleanup,...)
• Fixed UI crashes (might solve reported issues with blank white UI)
• Fixed BSOD in network driver

Known issues:
• Temporary disabled SSL traffic scanning in FF (compatibility issue with FF version 65)
• Exception added via Virus chest option - Restore and create exception might not work until restart
• Possible memory leak in service
• Avast blocks correct removal of USB drive

« Last Edit: February 06, 2019, 05:31:04 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #385 on: February 05, 2019, 03:21:38 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [19.2.2364]


Changelog/Fixes:
• Fixed possible memory leak in service
• Fixed blocking of correct USB removal
• Fixed crashes in licensing when there was unavailable network connection
• Fixed settings backup

Known issues:
• Temporary disabled SSL traffic scanning in FF (compatibility issue with FF version 65)
• Exception added via Virus chest option - Restore and create exception might not work until restart
« Last Edit: February 06, 2019, 02:51:13 PM by TerraX »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #386 on: February 06, 2019, 12:30:14 PM »
Avast AV Release-Version [19.2.2364]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Custom love - We’ve updated the look of our Custom Scans screen
• Geek-ster egg - We’ve hidden some new advanced settings for our geek fans — just search for ‘geek:area’ in your settings
• Improved the syncing speed of our tray icon
• Made our Outlook plugin work again on x86 systems
• Thawed out an annoying UI freeze some of you were experiencing

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=225097.0
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #387 on: February 21, 2019, 03:07:24 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [19.3.2365]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Avast Cleanup and SecureLine stand-alone apps are automatically installed during clean installation of AVAST Ultimate
• Avast SecureLine Antivirus addon is never installed during clean installation and it is removed during program update + stand-alone SecureLine VPN app is installed during program update if SecureLine VPN AV addon was installed and licensed before update
• Smart Scan redesign: the scan should be shorter and running in parallel, resolving some issues while another scan is running
• Anti-rootkit scan of UEFI BIOS

Known issues:
• AV is installed in passive mode on W10 if OS is in russian localization

« Last Edit: March 01, 2019, 05:02:00 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #388 on: March 01, 2019, 04:58:42 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [19.3.2366]

Changelog/Fixes:
• AV installed in passive mode on W10 if OS was in Russian localization
• "White UI" issue

« Last Edit: March 07, 2019, 04:54:28 AM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #389 on: March 07, 2019, 04:51:28 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [19.3.2367]

Changelog/Fixes:
• A few last-minute fixes (mainly in UI)

« Last Edit: March 08, 2019, 05:14:06 AM by Asyn »
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