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Offline bob3160

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Re: Auto-update interval ignored
« Reply #60 on: April 19, 2012, 02:50:46 PM »
No it's set to restore each time the system is rebooted.

So nothing is ever saved or stored it's restored to the time the Image was first created.
It's the only way to keep this computer for becoming totally useless or totally infected....
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Re: Auto-update interval ignored
« Reply #61 on: April 19, 2012, 03:14:14 PM »
No it's set to restore each time the system is rebooted.

So nothing is ever saved or stored it's restored to the time the Image was first created.
It's the only way to keep this computer for becoming totally useless or totally infected....
I know. Even this, it could be infected.
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Re: Auto-update interval ignored
« Reply #62 on: April 20, 2012, 09:46:20 AM »
You might be surprised. go give it a try.
Windows Steady State works on Windows XP and Vista.  It will not work on 7. Steady State is free at microsoft.
Faronics Deep Freeze works on everything.  Deep Freeze is $40 but there is a 30 day fully functional free trial.
As I said in a seperate post,  We had 15,000 people in our internet cafe in 5 months.  not a single virus or spyware infection that lasted past a reboot.  We threw a lot of junk at it testing it too. not once in over 40,000 running hours was there an infection.

Set up a test machine and beat the hell out of it.
If our medical industry worked like this, we would have a lot more cures for things and a whole lot less pills they are pimping on us all the time.
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Re: Auto-update interval ignored
« Reply #63 on: April 20, 2012, 01:46:22 PM »
HawaiianHope, I never denied the power of freezing technology.
Technically, it's not difficult to prove it can be bypassed for some infections (specially rootkits). Just Google :)
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Re: Auto-update interval ignored
« Reply #64 on: April 22, 2012, 07:11:10 AM »
All right, I mentioned this way back several versions ago, you mean it's ignoring the user specified settings on how often to check for updates again?

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Re: Auto-update interval ignored
« Reply #65 on: April 22, 2012, 12:03:05 PM »
No - it's just that the counter is reset when the computer is restarted. That's how it is, and I don't think this is gonna change, sorry.

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Re: Auto-update interval ignored
« Reply #66 on: December 24, 2012, 09:41:09 AM »
I read trough this whole long thread because as an Avast newbie, but a seasoned PC user, it interested me. No slight meant to the responses, but seldom have I seen such obstinate dancing around the original question posted. No closure. Not that the points that were raised would not have been relevant and valid, per se.