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sbwhiteman

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WebRep Incompatible with Hotspot Shield
« on: February 24, 2011, 02:02:28 AM »
I'm running Windows 7 Home Premium, SP1.

I believe I've discovered an incompatibility between the Internet Explorer Web Reputation add-on and Hotspot Shield.

After installing the new Avast 6.0.1000 including the WebRep add-on, IE would not run properly.  However IE ran fine in no extension mode.  Through trial and error -- turning on one, turning off another, etc. -- I'm convinced the WebRep add-on is incompatible with the IE Hotspot Shield add-on.  (Hotspot Shield was not actually running at the time, and its services were turned off.)

Could you look into this, please?  Thanks.
 

Offline scythe944

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Re: WebRep Incompatible with Hotspot Shield
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2011, 02:21:44 AM »
Luckily, Avast will be releasing their own type of secure browsing (VPN-like) utility soon.

Don't know about the hotspot shield though, never used it. Maybe someone else will be able to chime in soon.
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