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Offline sedina

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avast! 7 public beta
« on: February 08, 2012, 04:16:18 PM »
The product has now been officially released.
More info: http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=93866.0


Thanks to everyone who helped testing.
Vlk

« Last Edit: February 23, 2012, 06:51:54 PM by Vlk »

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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #1 on: February 08, 2012, 04:23:16 PM »
Downloading now... Thanks, Avast! ;D
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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #2 on: February 08, 2012, 04:31:31 PM »
Why does version 7 feels slower for some reason? Quick scan used to be faster using same settings. And also on-access seems a bit sluggish on some occasions. Were there any changes done to the caching mechanism? Or the scan engine or it's heuristics (that would slow it down)?

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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #3 on: February 08, 2012, 04:35:29 PM »
Finally...downloading going to do a install over avast 6....
« Last Edit: February 08, 2012, 04:39:03 PM by true indian »

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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2012, 04:37:56 PM »
Why does version 7 feels slower for some reason? Quick scan used to be faster using same settings. And also on-access seems a bit sluggish on some occasions. Were there any changes done to the caching mechanism? Or the scan engine or it's heuristics (that would slow it down)?

@RejZoR, it had nothing to do with v7. There was a bug in scan engine and it was already fixed in vps update for both v6 and v7.

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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2012, 04:39:40 PM »
Can i do the install over my installed avast 6?

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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2012, 04:41:51 PM »
I don't want google chrome under any circumstances
How does one stop it from loading
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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2012, 04:42:14 PM »
yes, go head

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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2012, 04:43:47 PM »
Great news, will be installing it today, Can you tell me what's  UI facelift and super tools in new avast 7?
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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2012, 04:44:28 PM »
yes, go head

yes downloading...my net is quite fast today ;D

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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #10 on: February 08, 2012, 04:45:26 PM »
@pk
I've just performed a quick scan and it took quite long compared to scan times from before. I'll observe this further...

Btw, how do streaming updates affect cache mechanism now? I mean before the cached results were valid between updates. Now that streaming updates are received every few 10 minutes, are cached results still valid at all or just for this short duration?

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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #11 on: February 08, 2012, 04:46:52 PM »
I don't want google chrome under any circumstances
How does one stop it from loading


OK.I have found how you stop it from installing
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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #12 on: February 08, 2012, 04:47:15 PM »
Great news, will be installing it today, Can you tell me what's  UI facelift and super tools ?
The UI has had a slight update. Looks a little different now.
The support tool is a feature that collects log files etc together, allowing you to submit them to avast should theyy be requested when troubleshooting.
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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #13 on: February 08, 2012, 04:54:30 PM »
I like the color of the shield graphs now.
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Re: avast! 7 public beta
« Reply #14 on: February 08, 2012, 04:59:48 PM »
It would be a smart thing to move the BETA talk to the beta section where it belongs...