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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #15 on: October 23, 2004, 05:49:12 PM »
Lee, I wish I could give you a XP installation  :-\
If I were you, I'll wait until the final release. The Beta won't help you that much.
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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #16 on: October 23, 2004, 05:51:11 PM »
Rejzor

I still preffer 98SE to ME, 2000 and 2003. (infact i can't stand them)
But ofcourse i would love XP. *sigh*

Bit late technical, decided to install it anyway before i saw your warning, atleast it installed perfectly though, runnig fine.

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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #17 on: October 23, 2004, 05:51:43 PM »
Windows 98 was released June, 1998. SE in may 1999.

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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #18 on: October 23, 2004, 05:52:13 PM »
So basicly its pritty much pointless having the update anless you have Windows NT, 2000, XP, and 2003.  :'(

I certainly wouldn't say that.
There were many bugfixes there, new archives are supported... the archive support is even otherwise updated...

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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #19 on: October 23, 2004, 05:54:48 PM »
So basicly its pritty much pointless having the update anless you have Windows NT, 2000, XP, and 2003.  :'(

I certainly wouldn't say that.
There were many bugfixes there, new archives are supported... the archive support is even otherwise updated...

Which new archives are supported?
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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #20 on: October 23, 2004, 10:18:15 PM »
7ZIP, CHM, ISO, TNEF, CPIO, RPM... I hope I didn't forget anything. Oh, and the AsPack support is significantly improved.

But as I said - there were lots of fixes that are not mentioned in the "new features" list.
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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #21 on: October 23, 2004, 11:50:11 PM »
igor

What fixes weren't mentioned?

BTW, is 4.5 BETA removing registery keys aswell as the infected files?

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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #22 on: October 23, 2004, 11:58:03 PM »
What fixes weren't mentioned?

Well, quite a few of them - the list that Technical posted certainly isn't the complete history log. I can't say all the changes from heart... but e.g. the actions on infected files have been improved (in previous versions, the error "Cannot process the file because it's currently in use" wasn't always right).

BTW, is 4.5 BETA removing registery keys aswell as the infected files?

Yes, it should.

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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #23 on: October 24, 2004, 12:01:42 AM »
Working late tonight  8) How does the recommendation system works? Depending on file location/extension or some other thing?
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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #24 on: October 24, 2004, 03:33:53 PM »
Working late tonight  8) How does the recommendation system works? Depending on file location/extension or some other thing?

I cannot follow you... What do you mean?
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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #25 on: October 24, 2004, 04:37:54 PM »
When certain file is detected you get that popup warning right? And now its recommendation under the buttons (like Recommended action: Move to Chest or Delete). Try with EICAR and you'll see what i mean.
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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #26 on: October 24, 2004, 04:40:30 PM »
Oh and is Azureus (Java BitTorrent client) also covered by P2P Shield?
Some my friend was asking and i'm not sure if Standard BitTorent covers it in P2P Shield.
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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #27 on: October 24, 2004, 05:13:26 PM »
Working late tonight  8) How does the recommendation system works? Depending on file location/extension or some other thing?

Most probably... Maybe the type of the virus?  ::)
Thanks for poiting that  ;)
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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #28 on: October 28, 2004, 02:45:16 PM »
Windows 9x is outdated anyway. Windows 98 is nearly 7 years old OS.

Yes, I agree. 98 will never survive in today's environment.
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Re:avast 4.5 new features
« Reply #29 on: October 29, 2004, 01:41:38 PM »
I installed Avast... but since there is no SSL/TLS support I'll have to use an other companies product. Does anyone know a solution?