AVIRA 8 Release Notes - Now released!

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  1. trjam

    trjam Registered Member

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    Re: AVIRA 8 Release Note

    Hi Ugly, naice name. It isnt a bug in the since of the beta not be testing correctly and something that is a bug in the new version. It is more a GUI fix then anything else. So you might want to check before you jump down someones throat.
     
  2. Mele20

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    Re: AVIRA 8 Release Note

    There are at least three persons connected to Avira stating it is "multiple bugs". Nothing about the GUI. I agree, beta was ended too soon. I never got a response from Avira on any bug I submitted including the one that was nasty toward the end that involved my nVidia driver and BSODs. I recall the last time Avira released upgrades and people with nVidia cards and boards had problems. That bug would have been found if Avira would just have a public beta so anyone could download the beta...like Kaspersky does. Same sort of situation here. Avira needs to expand the beta to anyone who wants to do it. No signing up and getting approved. Just have the beta available to anyone to just download with no fuss and bother.
     
  3. ugly

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    Come on ...............you make me feel like a criminal. :ninja:
    As I said it's just my personal opinion.

    PS Thank you. I know ugly is nice. :D
     
  4. Diver

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    It looks like Avira will allow downloads of the stand alone installer before V 8 goes to automatic update. Its a good idea just in case there are remaining bugs this gives a chance for them to be squashed before the new version is pushed out to everyone.

    Some members of this forum are really getting bent out of shape over this deal. Its not worth it.
     
  5. berng

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    Makes me wonder.

    They did have this long beta run and then a day before they find multiple show stopper bugs.

    Considering they are show stoppers, I'm surprised they weren't found during the Beta tests.
     
  6. trjam

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    It’s a conspiracy I tell ya, a conspiracy!:cautious:

    Better to delay a release for a new found bug, then to release one with a bunch of bugs.:cautious:
     
  7. berng

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    I agree it should be open. But maybe they don't have the resources to deal with 1000's of testers.

    You were doing them a favor by doing their testing. As a matter of courtesy, they should have responded to your Nvidia bug report especially since this was a limited test.
     
  8. trjam

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    I totally disagree. Every vendor has their way of beta testing. And the reality is, they can set it up anyway they wish. It is their right just it is your right to either test, purchase or dump their product. Really a lot more is being made of this then makes sense to me.

    Oh and Mele, you didnt ride a white horse on providing constructive feedback for the entire beta either. So just remember, no one or no thing is infallible.
     
  9. fredra

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    It does't make any sense to me either, it seems that it is a storm in a teacup. The cake will be provided to all, when it is ready, :)
    Cheers :D
     
  10. BuzzStone

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    Well, for anyone who reads Wilders, this is the norm, trash any release. It has happened (and still ongoing) with Nod32, Comodo etc. If they release the product, it's a screw-up, if they delay the product, it's a screw-up, if they update the product after a release, it's a screw-up, it just goes round and round. It does make for a good read and a good laugh though.
     
  11. Macstorm

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    Yeah. on 14th Monday exactly.
     
  12. Killtek

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    Does anyone know what the bugs are? Seems strange that they just discovered them after four beta releases. Vista SP1 related maybe?
     
  13. Nike_P

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    Re: AVIRA 8 Release Note

    dont understand why those folks cant just wait :p
    It is better to release a Stable product then a Unstable right? :ehh, ;)
     
  14. Thug21

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    I'm happy they are delaying it a bit rather than release it with some known bugs.

    As to why they found bugs so late in the game, maybe that did some last minute testing. If so, I'm glad they did. ;)
     
  15. LoneWolf

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    I agree, however long it takes to release a stable/bug free version. :D
    Nice to know it's right around the corner though. :thumb:
     
  16. Boost

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    LMAO

    Yup, for security software,some people take it abit too far. Leads me to believe certain people on here need a hobbie to get away from the ol' puter and not worry so much:)
     
  17. Solaris

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    :D ..... yes, 100% agree. ;)
     
  18. duke1959

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    Re: AVIRA 8 Release Note

    Leave me out of this. LOL.
     
  19. Tommy

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    Yes, yes security applications can change our life. ROFL
     
  20. Diver

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    They should wait until the 15th so most of us in the USA are done with our taxes, LOL.
     
  21. 19monty64

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    Re: AVIRA 8 Release Note

    With the last few version updates, I had problems for a week or two, so I'll definitely hold off on version 8 'til May anyway. Remember the root-kit detector, I still can't install that. Not bashing though, it's great to see they're making AntiVir even better... :D :D :D
     
  22. Nike_P

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    Same here, i have Vista and i had some issue with Avira AntiVir latest 2 weeks.
    I cant wait until they release ver8.
     
  23. Boost

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    Also havin problems with the rootkit scan being enabled. When not enabled,the scan finishes 100%
     
  24. rookieman

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    Re: AVIRA 8 Release Note

    I lost my icon for it in the tray.I'm assuming it was still runningo_O I rebooted and it reappeared with no problems since.Perhaps v8 will take care of it like you said.This is with Vista also.
     
  25. Nike_P

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    Re: AVIRA 8 Release Note

    well my avg..... .exe works more then 80% and sometimes the Vista keep frozing and i cant touch anything or do anything i must re-start the PC.
    it feels some little bug and incompatible Vista with Avira ver7.
    Anyone else expiring this?
     
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