Avast 5.0.507 Released

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by Mr Wonderful, Apr 14, 2010.

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  1. Mr Wonderful

    Mr Wonderful Registered Member

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    Most notable improvements include:
    - scanning and virus chest features now accessible even from Windows Safe Mode
    - aswSP.sys: solved a minor stability issue (fixed duplicating of protected handles)
    - Pro AV / IS: solved file enumeration problem on FAT32 partitions
    - enhanced compatibility with various Winsock LSPs
    - various improvements in the avast! sandbox
    - improved cleaning of file infecting viruses
    - added compatibility with screen readers; avast! should now be reasonably accessible to visually impaired users
    - system files imported to the virus chest after upgrade from v4.8 are now removed
    - IS firewall: solved a problem related to VPN connections (Windows XP)
    - IS firewall: solved a problem related to Xbox360 media sharing
    - IS firewall: solved a potential BSOD condition when changing logical drive mappings
    - IS firewall: solved a potential crash when saving the packet rules
    - IS firewall: fixes for Internet Connection Sharing
    - IS firewall: Windows 2000 compatibility
    - IS firewall: solved a compatibility problem with Logitech Desktop Manager
    - Pro AV / IS: solved a compatibility problem with PerfectDisk 11
    - Pro AV / IS: ashCmd.exe switch /@ should work again
    - Pro AV / IS: solved a compatibility issue with Acronis True Image
    - various fixes in the Outlook antispam add-in
    - fixes in ashUpd.exe
    - minor improvements in the installer, especially when upgrading from avast v4.8
    - avast! Screen saver can be now configured via the screen saver properties dialog
    - minor fixes in the GUI
    - added Dutch, Portuguese (Portugal), Norwegian, Finnish, Slovenian, Turkish and Vietnamese language packs
     
  2. JRViejo

    JRViejo Global Moderator

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    Mr Wonderful, the notice was earlier posted here: avast! updated to 5.0.507. Let's keep the discussion going in that thread. Thanks!

    JR
     
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