Author Topic: PLEASE change the update sound  (Read 2824 times)

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zzcool

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PLEASE change the update sound
« on: March 08, 2012, 12:19:29 AM »
i don't know about anyone else but everytime i hear that update sound i think for a split second OH NO VIRUS then i notice oh it's not 2 sounds

always when it makes the update sound i think it's a virus as the virus detected sound is identical to the update sound

just the update sound makes it sound once when virus sound twice so you cannot tell if it's a virus of update the first split second which always scares me

iroc9555

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Re: PLEASE change the update sound
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2012, 12:29:29 AM »
ZZcool

Sorry, but vps sound is only 1 clung and threat detected 3 dull bells, they are not the same at least in my comp.

Gargamel360

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Re: PLEASE change the update sound
« Reply #2 on: March 08, 2012, 12:40:58 AM »
First of all, you should not be scared of the virus warning.   Its a good thing.  (well, as long as its not a FP)  It means Avast! did its job.  It is rarely sign of some epic system-wide infection, unless it keeps happening many times.

But it is the same sound, played 1 vs. 3 times, I see what you mean, I guess thats not...."optimal".

But as long as they don't bring the old Avast! air-raid siren back again, I'm happy the way it is, jmo.

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Re: PLEASE change the update sound
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2012, 12:45:07 AM »
Hi folks,

Why not personalize, see: http://www.avast.com/fun

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Dch48

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Re: PLEASE change the update sound
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2012, 01:02:41 AM »
All I ever hear is the pleasant voice telling me that the virus database has been updated. The few times it detected something it was a completely different announcement.

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Re: PLEASE change the update sound
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2012, 01:17:01 AM »
All I ever hear is the pleasant voice telling me that the virus database has been updated. The few times it detected something it was a completely different announcement.

I use the male North American voice for the update wave.

It is music to my ears.

Problem is that every time avast! sneaks in a program update, I have to go and put the North American wave back in. I'm sure that it's unavoidable.
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Dch48

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Re: PLEASE change the update sound
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2012, 02:02:15 AM »
Mine is the female voice. I guess that's the default.

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Re: PLEASE change the update sound
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2012, 02:06:41 AM »
Mine is the female voice. I guess that's the default.

Yep
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