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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #420 on: September 19, 2019, 01:13:50 PM »
Avast AV Release-Version [19.8.2393]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Hello, menu, my new friend - Check out all the useful shortcuts we’ve added to our top-right menu
• Goodbye, double-click - You no longer have to click twice on our popups to open or close them
• Smarter Smart Scan - Virus scan now deals with threats automatically, so you don’t have to sit through our scans
• “Reboot” got the boot - A redundant reboot message was fixed. A redundant reboot message was fixed
• Firewall fix - Changing your Firewall settings will now (gasp!) actually change your Firewall settings
• Passive Mode fix - Turning on or off Passive Mode no longer shows an infinitely spinning circle (your cat may miss this one, but you won’t)
• We fixed crashes of UI after online installation
• We are using a new CEF version now to render the UI (3.3626.1895)
• Fixed crash related to running Sandbox (if double-clicked) and also fixed displaying of detection dialogs in Sandbox

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=229463.0
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #421 on: October 12, 2019, 04:24:20 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [19.9.2394]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Browser extensions now available in Avast/AVG UI
• Optimized enabling/disabling of all shields. Any feedback is appreciated
• Many bugs and crashes fixed

Known issues:
• Inconsistent UI can be displayed after product upgrade to Omni (or downgrade from Omni). Computer restart will fix it.

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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #422 on: February 07, 2020, 02:13:06 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [20.1.2395]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Browser extensions
   » Improved detection of status of browser extensions
   » Added support of detection in Opera browser
• Update process of user interface was improved
• Smart Scan improvements - Advanced issues - when everything is ok, we are showing "green" results instead of hidding the tab
• Rescue Disc is working again
• It is now possible to export certificate in Mail Shield settings

Known issues:
• Status of Chrome browser extension is not reported correctly in Avast UI

Hinweis: As we were unable to release 19.9 to public (due to many reasons), we switched the version to 20.1 and prepare another beta. It means that 20.1 is not completely new release, but it follows up the 19.9 release.


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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #423 on: February 14, 2020, 02:28:25 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [20.1.2396]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Fixed lot of crashes reported from previous beta
• Fixed possible deadlock of User Interface
• Fixed conflict between Self Defense and IDauto software

Known issues:
• Status of Chrome browser extension is not reported correctly in Avast UI

Hinweis: As we were unable to release 19.9 to public (due to many reasons), we switched the version to 20.1 and prepare another beta. It means that 20.1 is not completely new release, but it follows up the 19.9 release.


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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #424 on: February 20, 2020, 02:23:44 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [20.1.2397]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Fixed crash in network stream filter
• Fixed crash in browser cleanup
• Fixed problem with logs not correctly rotating (logs had hundreds of MB in some cases)
• Fixed issues in Smart scan that performance scan does not find any problems
• Fixed issue with stucked Smart scan
• Fixed problem with crashing Behavior Shield, during running RanSim test

Hinweis: As we were unable to release 19.9 to public (due to many reasons), we switched the version to 20.1 and prepare another beta. It means that 20.1 is not completely new release, but it follows up the 19.9 release.


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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #425 on: February 25, 2020, 12:13:19 PM »
Avast AV Release-Version [20.1.2397]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Browser extensions - Improve your browsing with our latest extensions (just open Menu > Browser extensions)
• Fewer popups - If you already have Avast Cleanup Premium, you’ll no longer see offers for it (sorry about that!)
• Improved statuses - The status messages you see on the main screen are now easier to understand
• Fixed Rescue Disk - You can now use Rescue Disk again to restore your PC from advanced attacks
• Other bug fixes - We’ve stomped dozens of other bugs to keep everything running smoothly
• Fixed problem with logs not correctly rotating (logs had hundreds of MB in some cases)
• Fixed issues in Smart scan that performance scan does not find any problems
• Fixed issue with stuck Smart scan

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=232418.0


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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #426 on: March 12, 2020, 12:47:29 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [20.2.2398]

Changelog/Fixes:
• New premium feature Password Protection - it protects the passwords stored in Chrome or Firefox
• UI - we completely reworked javascript layer to speed up UI loading and be able to provide changes more quickly. Some parts are still in progress so you can expect UI issues.
• New firewall driver
• Rescue Disc - improved UI, updatable VPS (depends on free space on disk or USB)

Known issues:
• Broken detection dialogues and restart dialog
• Browser category in SmartScan has to be skipped
• Http communication can be blocked 1 minute after installation (Windows 8.1)
• Post-update screen is missing
• Update progress is not visible in UI
• Old files can remain in program folder after update to latest version
• There could be a crash during program uninstallation
• There can be problems with UI failing to load after update

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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #427 on: March 23, 2020, 01:07:48 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [20.2.2399]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Fixed UI failed to load issue
• Fixed detection and restart dialogues
• Fixed issue with missing post update screen
• Fixed issue with browser category in smart scan

Known issues:
• Http communication can be blocked 1 minute after installation (Windows 8.1).
• Firewall blocking PPTP and L2TP traffic

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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #428 on: March 27, 2020, 01:47:16 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [20.2.2400]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Fixed issue with firewall blocking PPTP and L2TP traffic
• Fixed issue with failed installation on Windows 10 caused by windows update pending (user will be informed that he has to restart PC to successfully install AV)

Known issues:
• Http communication can be blocked 1 minute after installation (Windows 8.1)
• Sensitive data shield does not work

« Last Edit: March 30, 2020, 03:50:22 PM by Asyn »
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #429 on: March 30, 2020, 03:48:12 PM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [20.2.2401]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Fixed issue with Sensitive data shield

Known issues:
• Http communication can be blocked 1 minute after installation (Windows 8.1)

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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #430 on: April 02, 2020, 06:37:06 AM »
Avast AV Release-Version [20.2.2401]

Changelog/Fixes:
• Password Protection - This new feature automagically secures passwords saved in your browsers. Find it in your Privacy menu (Premium Security only).
• New statistics - Check out your security stats by clicking My statistics in the top-right menu
• Improved Firewall - We’ve added more fire to the wall for better stability (Premium Security only)
• Bug fixes - We've stomped a few pesky bugs to keep things running smoothly

Infos & Feedback: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=233132.0
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Re: Avast AV Beta News [Windows]
« Reply #431 on: Yesterday at 05:17:27 AM »
Avast AV Beta-Version [20.3.2402]

Changelog/Fixes:
• New logic regarding login (and creating accounts) was added. Thanks to that, Recaptcha is not necessary anymore. We added a possibility to check the entered password (via the small eye). Also, you'll now find a new link for forgotten passwords.
• Progress of virus scans got a new look. Check it out by navigating to Protection → Virus Scans and launch a scan of your liking!
• Scan History got restructured and simplified
• SafePrice and Avast Online Security browser extensions are not installed for new installations but remain installed for existing users
• It is possible to cancel clean installation via button from installation toaster

Known issues:
• New "Cancel" button from installation toaster will be redesigned in next version (there will be proper button instead of "X" button)

Download:
• Avast Free AV: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup_online.exe
• Avast Premium: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premium_security_setup_online.exe
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• Avast Free AV: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_free_antivirus_setup_offline.exe
• Avast Premium: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avast_premium_security_setup_offline.exe
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• Deinstallationsprogramm für Avast-Beta: https://files.avast.com/beta9x/avastclear.exe

Feedback:
• For specific issues set a new topic in the Beta section: https://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=15.0
• To report BSODs, crashes or any other none trivial problems use the SupportPackage generating tool.
   » Download: http://utils.support.tools.avast.com/tools/support/utils/avastsupport.exe
   » Anleitung: https://www.avast.com/de-de/faq.php?article=AVKB33#artTitle
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