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cragtom

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avast free update
« on: April 22, 2011, 07:58:47 PM »
Help needed I have avast on my own windows 7 computer and the program updated the other day with no problems but this evening on my mothers windows vista computer the program has updated but the windows security centre is not recognising it fully. :(

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Re: avast free update
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2011, 08:00:58 PM »
Help needed I have avast on my own windows 7 computer and the program updated the other day with no problems but this evening on my mothers windows vista computer the program has updated but the windows security centre is not recognising it fully. :(
Hmmm, have you re-booted yet?

Either way, Avast! can't do much about security center being mentally vacant  ;)

Raveen Kool

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Re: avast free update
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2011, 08:02:06 PM »
Is it showing "out of date" in windows security center?

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Re: avast free update
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2011, 08:08:24 PM »
Help needed I have avast on my own windows 7 computer and the program updated the other day with no problems but this evening on my mothers windows vista computer the program has updated but the windows security centre is not recognising it fully. :(

Please follow this article and let us know what happened: https://support.avast.com/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=viewarticle&kbarticleid=580&nav=0,2 [Windows 7]

Edit: For Windows vista : https://support.avast.com/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=viewarticle&kbarticleid=581&nav=0,2
« Last Edit: April 23, 2011, 05:57:54 AM by nmb »

Gargamel360

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Re: avast free update
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2011, 08:10:24 PM »
Please follow this article and let us know what happened: https://support.avast.com/index.php?_m=knowledgebase&_a=viewarticle&kbarticleid=580&nav=0,2
Ah, I didn't know about that one.  Bookmarked, thanks. :)

cragtom

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Re: avast free update
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2011, 08:13:26 PM »
sorted it out the malware section on security centre in vista did not recognize it as being able to update (note to the software engineers who designed avast to fix this small bug) now set it to not monitor ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re: avast free update
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2011, 09:21:34 PM »
sorted it out the malware section on security centre in vista did not recognize it as being able to update (note to the software engineers who designed avast to fix this small bug) now set it to not monitor ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
Uh...it isn't avast that you have issues with, it's windows. You were directed to the windows security center not the avast software.  :)
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Re: avast free update
« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2011, 05:58:16 AM »
Ah, I didn't know about that one.  Bookmarked, thanks. :)

You're Welcome.

sorted it out the malware section on security centre in vista did not recognize it as being able to update (note to the software engineers who designed avast to fix this small bug) now set it to not monitor ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D

Instead of disabling it, please follow Reply #3.