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Offline 50something

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Task Bar icons greyed out
« on: May 31, 2004, 05:37:51 PM »
Hi,
Since installing Avast 4 Home on the host computer (XPHome + cable modem) on my home network, the 2 blue balls in my task bar appear to be more grey blue than a bright blue. The client on my home network has bright ones. They rotate as and when activated.
Why is this?

Thanks in anticipation.

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Re:Task Bar icons greyed out
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2004, 07:14:07 PM »
Hi,

when the Icons are REALLY grey, the shields are inactive..
click the icons and look for the status of the Scan/shield provider(s): are they active ?
also test the shield(s) with the harmless testfile eicar.com from www.eicar.com

maybe you just have a different colour scheme on your XP host ?




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Re:Task Bar icons greyed out
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2004, 07:37:04 PM »
As whocares says, this is more likely to be a graphics/windows settings.

If you hover your mouse over the avast icon it will show avast! On-Access Scanner: x providers9s0 total, x running, x being the number of providers and number of providers active.

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