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Offline victor43

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Does Avast Free Edition Scan Its Updates
« on: September 06, 2011, 06:21:54 PM »
I am considering trying out AVAST Free Edition and would like to know if someone can confirm that AVAST Free Edition download engine scans all downloads including its signature files and also program updates and features ? The reason that I am asking is because my connection is not secure however I do believe that the server that host these updates on the AVAST server are secure.

Any feedback would be appreciated

Victor

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Re: Does Avast Free Edition Scan Its Updates
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2011, 06:38:44 PM »
Any feedback would be appreciated

Don't worry Victor, everything important gets scanned, when all shields are enabled.
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Re: Does Avast Free Edition Scan Its Updates
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2011, 07:18:43 PM »
The avast updates (signatures/program) downloads are validated/certified as part of the update process.
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Re: Does Avast Free Edition Scan Its Updates
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2011, 11:43:09 PM »
victor43  you may want to hide your email address as spammers and scammers will harvest your email hotmail.com address!

Nice to see another Canadian here.  ;D
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