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avast update query
« on: August 23, 2004, 10:53:13 PM »
 am a right in thinking when connected to the net avast looks for updates every 4 hours?. if this is the case , is it possible to change this to look for updates every hour?.

on a different note how can i upload a picture from my hardrive to use on my profile.

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Re:avast update query
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2004, 10:56:34 PM »
It looks for updates every 4 hours,but it also checks the very moment when you connect to internet. So its when you connect to net and after that every 4 hours. You can also lower this value with my avast! External Control tool (avast! Tweaker function),but its not advisable since it makes a bit more load on Alwil update servers.
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Re:avast update query
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2004, 11:26:34 PM »
This setting could not be available in the future if users abuse of it... Alwil servers could, in theory, be 'attacked' by a lot of requirements (but I think the number of updates will have to increase a lot until this occur  ;D)

You can see 'Settings' on my signature for more 'tweaks'.  ;)

About the avatar (or picture in profile), you can't upload. It must be on a website just to be linked... Ok, it could be in this forum and then you make a link to it  8)
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Re:avast update query
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2004, 12:30:18 PM »
just thought , you guys should use intervals above 3hrs ,
 in minutes and it should be in prime numbers :) (ie 181, 191, 193, 197, 199, 211 ...)  ;D

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Re:avast update query
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2004, 02:03:11 PM »
It should be in prime numbers :) (ie 181, 191, 193, 197, 199, 211 ...)  ;D

Why?  ???
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Re:avast update query
« Reply #5 on: August 25, 2004, 02:22:38 PM »
on a different note how can i upload a picture from my hardrive to use on my profile.

many thanks adam

Hi Adam,

If you haven't got a website or webspace that you can upload your image to, you can get some free space at PhotoBucket and upload you picture there.
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Re:avast update query
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2004, 12:23:56 AM »
It should be in prime numbers :) (ie 181, 191, 193, 197, 199, 211 ...)  ;D

Why?  ???

smaller chance concurrent request to update happen :) ...

{to these who understood ... this comment is meant for lowering load to alwil servers}
« Last Edit: August 26, 2004, 12:34:01 AM by Dwarden »
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Re:avast update query
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2004, 12:32:19 AM »
Doesn't really matter. If you use my AEC tweaker predefined settins,everything should be ok. 24h is always choped in the same sized pieces ;) (except once per day/week).
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Re:avast update query
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2004, 08:47:45 AM »
Just FYI, in the Home Edition, any value lower than 2 hours is ignored (that it, the value 2 hours is used intead in this case...).
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Re:avast update query
« Reply #9 on: August 27, 2004, 04:18:03 AM »
Just FYI, in the Home Edition, any value lower than 2 hours is ignored (that it, the value 2 hours is used intead in this case...).

Thanks for posting Vlk... This allow me to update the Understanding avast4.ini file
thread and make easier the tweak of avast.
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