Update NEW Avast Version 21.1 (February 2021)

Mops21

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Hi all

NEW Avast Version 21.1 (February 2021)


Hi all, please welcome the newest version of Avast AV: 21.1 (21.1.2449)

This time we put a lot of care into our detections and alerts:
  • More informative threat alerts — If you get an alert, click ‘See details’ to see what type of threat it is (e.g., adware, ransomware, scam, etc.) and a brief description
  • Tidier threat alerts — If you ever run into multiple threats at once, you'll no longer be bombarded with one alert after another. Instead, we've combined these into a single alert according to the shield that detected them
  • New detection category — You can now choose to detect or ignore ‘Tools’ like coinminers, game cheats, and key generators as a separate category in your virus scans and core shields
  • Alert ID — Every threat alert now includes a unique ID in the bottom-left corner. If you ever share a screenshot with our support team, this ID will help them to identify your problem
  • Improved PUP detections— We're now even better at identifying PUPs (potentially unwanted programs that often come bundled with other apps), so we've enabled PUP detection by default. (This will be rolled out continuously and not everyone will have it on straight away - so if you want to be in control yourself just go to Settings > Basic protection > Detections.)
Bug-fix highlights for hardcore fans:
  • Patched Sandbox escape method (along with silent updates to previous AV versions)
  • Fixed some unwanted merging of old / default avast5.ini configuration
  • Fixed a rare bug that closed the UI when you changed the AV language
  • Silenced some background network scans in case they weren't required
  • Arranged for a more thorough uninstall (BugReport file is no longer left over)
  • Implemented Remote Access Shield conflict warnings in Passive Mode
  • Fixed an issue where detection dialogs were stuck behind the main UI when opened
  • ...and many other fixes and improvements
How to install:

1. Update from your existing Avast version via Settings -> Update -> Update program

2. Or you can download and install files:

Online installers (recommended):
Offline installers:
With best Regards
Mops21
 
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