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Offline cornutt

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Avast blockig internet access
« on: March 27, 2012, 08:07:47 PM »
Hello,
I just installed Avast for Mac free. After install I was unable to access any websites. I read in another thread avast will block non legitimate sites. However It is blocking any site I try to go to. I know I'm not the only person to encounter this issue. On the cnet.com website where I downloaded avast from on the reviews there other people were running in to the same situation.  Any help is greatly appreciated. Thanks

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Re: Avast blockig internet access
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2012, 08:08:51 PM »
Are you usign any kind of firewall software such as little snitch?
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Re: Avast blockig internet access
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2012, 08:25:15 PM »
No I am not using any kind of firewall software. However I am on my work network right now and not at home. Could that be a reason. I use my mac mostly at school and work as that's where I spend most of my time. I have't had any issues going to websites prior to installing avast no matter what kind of network I was on. Thanks again for responding to my post. I have used avast for years on pc so I know it's a good product and would love to get this fixed so I can have it on my mac t.

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Re: Avast blockig internet access
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2012, 11:51:02 PM »
I had downloaded this from cnet.com. I unistalled it and then downloaded it from the avast website and it seems to be working fine now. However I am at home now and not at school or work so I won't know if the problems will continue until tomorrow but I will update this post for sure to see it downloading from avast site fixed it all or not.

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Re: Avast blockig internet access
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2012, 01:26:36 PM »
I had downloaded this from cnet.com. I unistalled it and then downloaded it from the avast website and it seems to be working fine now. However I am at home now and not at school or work so I won't know if the problems will continue until tomorrow but I will update this post for sure to see it downloading from avast site fixed it all or not.

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Re: Avast blockig internet access
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2012, 05:33:35 PM »
So after downloading avast from this website I had the same problem right after install. I restarted my computer and I haven't had any problems since then. It's been working great with no issues. Only thing is that I have my work email on my mac mail and the ssl isn't in the the avast system so I get an ssl connection message every few minutes. But other than that it's running smooth

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Re: Avast blockig internet access
« Reply #6 on: April 07, 2012, 01:31:15 AM »
So after downloading avast from this website I had the same problem right after install. I restarted my computer and I haven't had any problems since then. It's been working great with no issues. Only thing is that I have my work email on my mac mail and the ssl isn't in the the avast system so I get an ssl connection message every few minutes. But other than that it's running smooth

Check the stick thread:
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=89943.0

There are lots of workarounds for the SSL error in that thread
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Re: Avast blockig internet access
« Reply #7 on: April 07, 2012, 09:09:06 AM »
The same thing happened to me, but restart didn't help me. :( Well i paid for http://www.avast.com/en-eu/internet-security and because my internet wasn't working fine I had to uninstall it.
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Re: Avast blockig internet access
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2012, 09:11:28 AM »
The same thing happened to me, but restart didn't help me. :( Well i paid for http://www.avast.com/en-eu/internet-security and because my internet wasn't working fine I had to uninstall it.

deyani, this is the Mac section of the forum..!! ;)
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Re: Avast blockig internet access
« Reply #9 on: April 07, 2012, 09:18:41 AM »
ohh yea... ups! ;) I just clicked "Show unread posts since last visit." and didn't really take an eye on that. :)
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