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Offline Alievitan

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Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« on: February 11, 2012, 12:03:14 PM »
I am using the new Avast 7 browser plugin excursively for the phishing filter so I have  "Enable WebRep" option unchecked.  For the most part Avast honors the setting preference and does not display the WebRep ratings for google searches. 

However, it seems once and a while the plugin will not honor my preference and starts displaying the Webrep ratings even when I have the "Enable WebRep" unchecked.  Then I would have to go through Avast and uninstall and reinstall the browser plugin then the plugin works correctly. 

I wish I could have a surefire way to repeat the scenario when browser plugins does not honor the settings preference, but I can't.  I just wanted to report a potential problem to any developers. 
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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2012, 12:07:03 PM »
You didn't supply one critical information... :)
What browser are we talking about?

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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2012, 12:08:19 PM »
right now web rep doesn't  even run anymore in Chrome at all, so I'm not surprised if a few settings don't work either. All this will be fixed before the release version is out ;)
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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2012, 12:09:27 PM »
When it happens I check both Firefox 10 and IE 9, and both browser were doing it.  Sorry for being vague, if I had more information I would provide it. 
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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2012, 12:25:13 PM »
This doesn't fix the current problem but if the ratings exception are too annoying,
 you can always remove it. Choose the Change option in the uninstall process. See the picture


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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #5 on: February 11, 2012, 12:47:37 PM »
This doesn't fix the current problem but if the ratings exception are too annoying,
 you can always remove it. Choose the Change option in the uninstall process. See the picture

yeah, but he wants to use the phishing filter in V7 ;)
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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #6 on: February 11, 2012, 01:06:36 PM »
One of the problems with beta - you can't always get exactly what you want. Sometimes what you expect,
doesn't yet work correctly.
Betas are always a crap shoot. This one is quite a bit better than some of the ones I've tested. :)
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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2012, 05:43:32 PM »
Bob, why in your setup there are items marked with "?" (question mark)?
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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2012, 05:47:37 PM »
Bob, why in your setup there are items marked with "?" (question mark)?
I'm using the free version,  Those items aren't available.
Maybe they could be if you decide to upgrade ???


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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2012, 05:54:02 PM »
Now that is one good repair/change display...

First time I have seen that  and I like it

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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #10 on: February 12, 2012, 06:20:00 PM »
Now that is one good repair/change display...

First time I have seen that  and I like it
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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #11 on: February 12, 2012, 06:27:57 PM »
1. Now that is one good repair/change display...
2. First time I have seen that  and I like it

1. +1
2. Same here. :)
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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2012, 06:34:47 PM »
yeah again, the new setup screen for install/change/repair has been extremely well designed.
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Re: Browser Plugins, "Enable WebRep" option
« Reply #13 on: February 13, 2012, 11:43:12 AM »
Hello!

In instaled Browser Protection but no WebRep extesion in Chrome and Firefox just in IE9.

Thanks you!