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How to Update Avast with Fix for Internet Connectivity Problem
15 May 2017, 2:30 pm

Last week an update made to Avast's security solution took down the Internet for users. Now, the company has released a fix for all your problems. 

The fix, according to Avast, is being distributed via a micro-update to Avast Web Shield. If you want to download the fix, you'll have to turn off the Avast Web Shield which, in turn, will allow your Internet to work again. This, of course, was known from back when the problem occurred, as the company's forums were full of this solution. 

You'll then have to go to Protections > Antivirus from the user interface and turn the Web Shield OFF. Alternatively, you can right-click the Avast tray icon, go to Avast shield control, and choose "disable permanently" so you can turn off all shield.s 

Then, you'll have to go to your Avast installation folder, which can usually be found in C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast... (read more)

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