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A question about Avast audible & pop up updates

By learninmypc
Oct 7, 2011
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  1. In previous versions of Avast, I'd get a pop up & a female voice telling me my Avast definitions have been updated. I have not been seeing/hearing them & have NOT changed ANY settings. Any help on getting them back if possible would be nice, thanks.:)
     
  2. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 777   +57

    So, under Settings > Sounds, all the boxes are checked? What about Popups? Mine is the default 20 seconds.

    If those are there, then maybe go into the Control Panel > Programs & Features. Select Avast from the list, then click on Uninstall/Change, one of the options is Repair. See if that fixes it. I'd assume the repair options exists in XP.
     
  3. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,533   +332

    Same as yours. I'll try the repair option later. I have to leave for a bit,thanks.
     
  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,533   +332

    I did what I think was the repair option, will see if it worked,thanks.:)
     
  5. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,533   +332

    It didn't work so I guess the next program update I might do a clean install. Thanks for your help.:)
     
  6. Rabbit01

    Rabbit01 TS Evangelist Posts: 777   +57

    That sucks. Clean install should fix it.
     
  7. dustin_ds3000

    dustin_ds3000 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 869   +8

    Make sure you don't have Silent/Gaming mode on. Its on the Summary tap of the main window under Current Status, Im use Avast Internet Security so this might be different for you.
     
  8. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,533   +332

    I just unchecked it, we'll see & thanks.
     
  9. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Topic Starter Posts: 6,533   +332

    SUCCESS, I heard her & saw the pop up, thanks,I feel better.:grinthumb
     

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