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spotty

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Which URLs are used for updates?
« on: February 11, 2012, 07:02:26 AM »
Hi,
I'm wanting to setup my firewall to allow avast to update.
Which URLs does it use for virus and program updates etc?
thanks

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Re: Which URLs are used for updates?
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2012, 07:12:25 AM »
The process performing the updates is called "avast.setup". Its location (path) changes.

The url's of the servers for updates, AFAIK, are
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download*.avast.com (note the " * " ).

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Re: Which URLs are used for updates?
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2012, 08:50:09 AM »
I would also like to ask which firewall you are trying to set avast up with as if it is a firewall that combines hips then there are three avast services that should be set to allow all in the applications list of your firewall,
( avast service, avast setup and avast gui ).