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Offline zzcool

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avast 7 slowing down my connection?
« on: February 23, 2012, 09:14:50 PM »
after i installed avast 7 i was downloading auslogics boostspeed usually i get 1 mb to 2 mb per second now i had 50 kb per second is this because of the streaming updates should they slow down the connection at all?

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Re: avast 7 slowing down my connection?
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2012, 09:20:08 PM »
No, streaming updates will be the exception rather than the rule and they would most likely be smaller than the VPS auto update. Essentially they are signature updates for a more serious piece of malware that shouldn't wait for the next regular auto update.
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