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** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« on: March 19, 2011, 02:41:06 PM »
Now replaced by version 6.0.1044: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=74515



Hi everyone,

we will soon be releasing a new program update of avast. And as usual, we're making it available for public testing a few days before the official release. Edit: now updated to build 6.0.1035.

This is hopefully going to be a smooth service release, designed really just to fix some of the issues of the original v6.0.1000 build.

Here's the list of the most important changes:
- solved an incompatibility with ZoneAlarm (WinXP)
- improved installation of the WebRep plugins (especially Firefox)
- solved a crash condition in the avast sandbox
- setup programs now smaller by ~20%
- Community features and the Welcome screen can now be turned on/off directly from program settings
- solved an incompatibility with Outpost firewall
- solved a bug related to the AutoSandbox offer (WinXP)
- gadget can now be removed by simply closing it
- new setup icons

New in v6.0.1027:
- attempt to fix new compatibility problems with GameGuard and sXe _rootkits_
- SafeZone improvements
- localization updates (including WebRep)
- improved sandbox logging)
- SafeZone is now a standalone setup package (can be installed/uninstalled separately)

And new in v6.0.1035:
- solved Firefox WebRep plugin on non-English Windows
- solved a few incompatibility problems in BehavShield (e.g. TeraCopy)
- improvements in password processing
- improvements in the program uninstaller
- sandbox improvements
- fixed various UI issues introduced in the previous pre-release build

Download links:
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You can either install from scratch, or over an existing installation of avast (any version). Users of the previous pre-release builds (6.0.1021, 6.0.1027) can also use the built-in program updater.

Thanks
Vlk
« Last Edit: March 23, 2011, 10:27:33 PM by Vlk »
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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2011, 02:59:48 PM »
okay was about time ;D >>> downloading ;)
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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2011, 03:01:55 PM »
I would have expected for WebRep to be working by now but no it is still greyed out
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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2011, 03:04:08 PM »
Updated from GUI with no noticeable errors.

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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2011, 03:07:03 PM »
Actually got the UI update prompt before the file was posted, after having checked a few minutes before and finding nothing new!

Updated from UI with no problems, also trying Outpost Firewall 7.5 public beta, no problems with compatibility between both.

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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2011, 03:07:27 PM »
Autosandbox still holds my flash drive, not closing handles...I know Pk knows about this, but would be nice to hear more?

Is it really just me that has this problem?

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I can't use autosandbox because of this... :'( :'(
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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2011, 03:07:52 PM »
I have updated on the top of 6.0.1000 I have WebRep working in Windows 7, AutoSandbox is back... everything seems to be working good in W7... I will reporte later about Windows XP SP3...rm
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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2011, 03:15:30 PM »
Updated Pro via GUI with no obvious anomalies except WebRep.  W7x64SP1.  In FF4RC2, functions but no ratings-may just be server down.  In IE9, as before, bar chart line is in GUI but not functional-you can't select it.  I have also noticed a couple of cases previously where programs were silently prevented from installing; suspending Avast! temporarily fixed the problem.  Will look for it more carefully in this build. Wondering if it could have anything to do with initially downloading them from a sandboxed browser, even though they are saved outside the sandbox, but ???
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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2011, 03:16:15 PM »
I would have expected for WebRep to be working by now but no it is still greyed out

What's greyed out? FF in avast! GUI or the browser icon?

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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #9 on: March 19, 2011, 03:18:19 PM »
Downloading...
I suppose the latest language packs were added.
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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #10 on: March 19, 2011, 03:18:35 PM »
new RC totally crashed up my computer (maybe?).
1. I updated program to new version
2. restarted
3. logo of windows 7
4. BSOD
5. runned recovery tool
6. logged
7. black screen, no explorer, no programs

now im in safe mode
what should do now?
should i try avast! uninstall tool?

need quick help
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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #11 on: March 19, 2011, 03:19:29 PM »
Yeah, the WebRep server seems to be down again which unfortunately isn't very good for testing the new update. Hopefully, it will be up again soon. Till then, the ratings will be gray and/or missing...
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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #12 on: March 19, 2011, 03:20:41 PM »
new RC totally crashed up my computer (maybe?).
1. I updated program to new version
2. restarted
3. logo of windows 7
4. BSOD
5. runned recovery tool
6. logged
7. black screen, no explorer, no programs

now im in safe mode
what should do now?
should i try avast! uninstall tool?

Uninstall avast (usually no need for the uninstall utility), reboot into normal Windows mode and install from scratch...

Thanks
Vlk
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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #13 on: March 19, 2011, 03:22:46 PM »
Updated from the 1027 UI Summary screen on my win7 netbook, got notification when I booted it up. Update appeared to be fine and system rebooted normally after update.

WebRep icon back in firefox (server seems to be up, green) and auto-sandbox now back in the Additional Protection list.
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Re: ** NEW (RC?) PRE-RELEASE REFRESH 6.0.1035 IS HERE **
« Reply #14 on: March 19, 2011, 03:23:02 PM »
new RC totally crashed up my computer (maybe?).
1. I updated program to new version
2. restarted
3. logo of windows 7
4. BSOD
5. runned recovery tool
6. logged
7. black screen, no explorer, no programs

now im in safe mode
what should do now?
should i try avast! uninstall tool?

Uninstall avast (usually no need for the uninstall utility), reboot into normal Windows mode and install from scratch...

Thanks
Vlk
uninstalled, rebooted, all seems to be OK. should i install 6.0.1000 version or this RC?
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