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Latest Avast Update Blocks Users from the Internet - Fixed - Update
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2017, 05:15:33 PM »
Latest Avast Update Blocks Users from the Internet - Fixed - Update
11 May 2017, 4:31 pm

The Internet is a dangerous place. We get it, Avast, but why do you have to block web access?

It seems that the latest Avast software update pushed on Wednesday is preventing web access for at least some devices running the latest version.  

The company's support forum is also filling up with people complaining about the issue. It's unclear how widespread the problem is, but the Avast forums are full of people complaining about the issue.

Users have found a way to get over the problem. According to people posting on the forums trying to help others in trouble, the only ways to go online after running the update feature involve disabling the Web Shield, disabling Avast completely or uninstalling the software altogether. In fact, uninstalling and reinstalling a fresh copy on the device seems to be the best option at this point in time. 

Avast has yet to address the issue, but given how many people are compla... (read more)

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