Update NEW Avast Version 22.3 (March 2022)

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Hi all

NEW Avast Version 22.3 (March 2022)

NEW Avast Version 22.3 (March 2022)

NEW Avast Version 22.3 (March 2022)
Hi, all. Please welcome the newest version of Avast AV: 22.3 (22.3.6008)
Major public announcement:
  • [Premium]Improved Silent Mode You now have the option to show details about detection dialogs while Silent Mode is on. Silent mode can turn off all pop-ups, alerts, and messages, but this time, you can allow detection dialogs to inform you of any vulnerabilities.
  • New Support page Get all the help you need in one place. You now have easier access to all the FAQs, How-to guides, and more.
Other notable improvements in the release:
  • Do Not Disturb had some issues with smart scan, we fixed them
  • Shredder issues were fixed
  • Other important issues and bugs squashed
As usual a big thanks goes to the team for yet another successful release!
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:

(In case the hyperlink here wouldn't work in your browser, just paste and copy the URL to the browser address bar)

With best Regards
Mops21
 

HarborFront

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Can I check whether the Avast Premium Security is for trial, free for 1 yr or what? Does it allow for update to new versions?

Thanks
 
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I just installed the latest Avast Premium Security from the above link (trial for 30 days)

Apparently, it has an issue with MS Edge when I open it

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I need to click a few times before Edge will open

Any help?
 

HarborFront

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Hi

Last night when I ran a Full Virus Scan I got the below

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Thinking that the Winstall.dll was corrupted I ran

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and

sfc /scannow

Both showed no errors.

I re-ran a Full Virus Scan just now and the above screen pops up again. So should I quarantine it or skip it? Why Avast is flagging it as a malware when it's a Windows file?

Thanks
 
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Hi

Last night when I ran a Full Virus Scan I got the below

View attachment 265667

Thinking that the Winstall.dll was corrupted I ran

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and

sfc /scannow

Both showed no errors.

So I re-ran a Full Virus Scan just now and the above screen pops up again. So should I quarantine it or skip it? Why Avast is flagging it as a malware when it's a Windows file?

Thanks
Have you reported this on the official forum?
 

HarborFront

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Have you reported this on the official forum?
Nope. I even scan using EEK but no such malware showed up

To report at Avast official forum means I'll need to join the forum...................I don't think of wanting to join another forum
 
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Hi

Last night when I ran a Full Virus Scan I got the below

View attachment 265667

Thinking that the Winstall.dll was corrupted I ran

DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth and

sfc /scannow

Both showed no errors.

I re-ran a Full Virus Scan just now and the above screen pops up again. So should I quarantine it or skip it? Why Avast is flagging it as a malware when it's a Windows file?

Thanks
Submit the detected file to False Positive File Form, and they will reply with a final verdict.
 

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As a follow-up on my #6 post AVAST did reply and confirmed that as a false positive. Just great.

Now running Ungoogled Chromium with Bitdefender TrafficLight extension and I got the below

What bitdefender.net connection? I did a scan and nothing was found.............another false positive?
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Just submitted the chrome.exe file to AVAST again for verification.

Took off TrafficLight extension and replace with Emsisoft Browser Security extension and everything's fine. No message pop up
 
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As a follow-up on my #6 post AVAST did reply and confirmed that as a false positive. Just great.

Now running Ungoogled Chromium with Bitdefender TrafficLight extension and I got the below

What bitdefender.net connection? I did a scan and nothing was found.............another false positive?

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View attachment 265792

Just submitted the chrome.exe file to AVAST again for verification.

Took off TrafficLight extension and replace with Emsisoft Browser Security extension and everything's fine. No message pop up
No need to submit chrome.exe to Avast.

In this case, you should submit the detected URL, hxxp://elb-lon-gcp[.nimbus[.bitdefender[.net/, to Avast for analysis. I have done so, because it seems like a false positive.:)
 
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No need to submit chrome.exe to Avast.

In this case, you should submit the detected URL, hxxp://elb-lon-gcp[.nimbus[.bitdefender[.net/, to Avast for analysis. I have done so, because it seems like a false positive.:)
Yup I mentioned that in the submission as well
 

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Avast scareware tactics intensified a lot recently on the free antivirus ? I've been getting about 2 or 3 popups every day saying that my location is exposed, etc. It wasn't like this.
 
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Avast scareware tactics intensified a lot recentlyon the free antivirus ? I've been getting about 2 or 3 popups every day saying that my location is exposed, etc. It wasn't like this.
Have you disabled these things from settings?