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Offline Rick F

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Re: does avast ever push out 'emergency' updates for auto-update users?
« Reply #15 on: August 15, 2010, 09:03:05 PM »
I recently set my avast! 5 to manual updates. Didn't like the time it took to boot up each morning. Plus, I guess I like to be in control.  ::)

I always do a manual check for updates several times a day.
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Re: does avast ever push out 'emergency' updates for auto-update users?
« Reply #16 on: August 15, 2010, 09:15:22 PM »
So, change the ini files to delay the updates (on booting). You would be able to keep the automatic updates and don't have avast updating in the boot time.
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Re: does avast ever push out 'emergency' updates for auto-update users?
« Reply #17 on: August 16, 2010, 08:53:50 AM »
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Re: does avast ever push out 'emergency' updates for auto-update users?
« Reply #18 on: August 16, 2010, 12:02:17 PM »
So, change the ini files to delay the updates (on booting). You would be able to keep the automatic updates and don't have avast updating in the boot time.

Can you tell us where to change it? (file name and field)
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Re: does avast ever push out 'emergency' updates for auto-update users?
« Reply #19 on: August 16, 2010, 01:22:37 PM »
Just change (or add) AlwaysConnectedWaitSeconds value into the [InetWD] section of avast5.ini file.
You could set the number of seconds to wait before attempting to update. The default is 30 but it may not be enough in some DSL systems. In this case, you can try increasing this e.g. to 60 (1 minute). That should be enough.
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