Avast! 5 beta 1

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Az7, Aug 18, 2009.

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  1. Brocke

    Brocke Registered Member

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    avast 5.0 free in my opinion is almost the best free and complete AV only thing it doesnt have is the virtalization and script shield. it has everything else which is nice.
     
  2. ViVek

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  3. progress

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    Is the behaviour shield implemented now? o_O
     
  4. hamzah95

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    No, don't think so, never got a message from it.
     
  5. progress

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    Thank you :)
     
  6. TheIgster

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    Been using Vipre for a while, but am trying this Avast 5, beta 3 right now. So far I'm pretty impressed how this thing works for a free beta product. Very nice indeed.
     
  7. TheIgster

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    Build 5.0.259 released today.

    So, question...does anyone know which features will not be part of the free home edition when it is released? Are there features we have now in the beta that won't be in the final release?

    I'm liking this product very much, but I am curious what the differences will be between the paid version and the free version after the beta is done.
     
  8. Saraceno

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    I haven't used this beta, but I'm guessing, the firewall and virtualization (sandbox) will be paid features.

    The behaviour blocker would be included as part of the free version, to make Avast an even more effective AV.

    Maybe I'm way off.
     
  9. Fuzzydice45

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    The Free AV version is everything that is in there now.
    The Paid AV also adds the Process Virtualization and Script Blocker.
    The Suite also adds the Process Virtualization, Script Blocker, Firewall and Anti-Spam.
     
  10. Brocke

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    the free includes every but virtualization, and script blocker.

    what you see in the free is what you are getting now and forever.
     
  11. TheIgster

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    Thanks for the replies guys. I'm liking this Avast a lot.
     
  12. icr

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    New Version 5.0.259
     
  13. Mongol

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    My Prevx license lapses in a few weeks and thought I would give Avast 5 a spin. I have to say this is very nice. Avast and OA Premium could make a great combo. I may even keep Prevx in the mix though it could be a bit of overkill since I have OA's HIPS protection...:thumb: :cool:
     
  14. Fajo

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    I'm using Both Avast and Prevx on one computer they seem to complement one and other very well.
     
  15. NAMOR

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    Also, if anybody is wondering about the release date

    http://blog.avast.com/2009/11/30/so-when-is-version-5-coming-out/
     
  16. icr

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    It should take time to release because the firewall part has still some issues.
     
  17. progress

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    Who knows which version will finally contain the behaviour shield? :)
     
  18. icr

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    It will be running on all the versions. Including Free AV
    More info here
     
  19. progress

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    :thumb:

    I assume a part of the behaviour shield is implemented in the beta version 5.0.259!? :)
     
  20. icr

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    It is implemented but could not see any behaviour when I tested AIS:thumbd:
     
  21. rolarocka

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    The GUI is implemented ;)
     
  22. progress

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    Hahaha :p Let's wait for the first action of the behaviour shield ...
     
  23. nikanthpromod

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    I think Avast 5 will be released at the end of 2010:rolleyes:
     
  24. Fajo

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    Avast has always been this way. They release slow, but in the end there product has less bugs and overall works better due to the fact they test for so long.
     
  25. nikanthpromod

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    Im visiting their site frequently .
    i think at the time of release of v5 ,we will start beta testing of v6.:rolleyes:
     
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