Avast To Beta Or Not To Beta

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by Securon, Sep 21, 2009.

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  1. Securon

    Securon Registered Member

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    Good Evening ! Like a lot of Avast admirers and users,what stage is the Beta for Avast 5 at? Just visited Avast site checked the Support forum and blog and nothing really new from the news front. Does anybody know at what stage the existing Beta is at? And would you know if it's complete enough to take for a test scan. I know Avast just made a major move and it takes awhile to unpack and establish a semblance of order and progression. It's almost month end and then twenty three days for Windows 7 to provide us with happy..happy! Sincerely...Securon
     
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    it still doesnt contain the fule signature database and the bahavior guard doesnt work yet, but i think mid week they shuld be adding the full database but im not sure about the behavior guard, id say it shuldnt be used to protect any system yet.
     
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    avast 5 Beta phase should finish in the second half of November.
    Right now the tests on the antivirus part left few bugs behind.
    The full test of the Firewall should be performed yet.
     
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    It's definitely a beta.
    If you have a test machine that's not a problem however,it's not a program that is ready to protect a system yet.
     
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