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AVG 2016 Release Notes

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PROGRAM UPDATE AVG PROTECTION 2016.7161
NEW IN THIS VERSION
BETTER MALWARE DETECTION
AVG now protects your PC from even the newest malware regardless whether you've got the latest virus database installed. This works thanks to:
REAL-TIME OUTBREAK DETECTION
We've added crowd intelligence to our existing cloud-based Outbreak Detection technology to identify even the newest malware variants and outbreaks in real-time.
AI DETECTION
Uses advanced artificial intelligence on your PC to proactively identify malware samples that haven't yet been catalogued by our AVG ThreatLabs team.
AI Detection is being constantly trained through telemetry data from our users.
IMPROVED ONLINE SHIELD
We've improved this feature with cloud-based detection to identify dangerous downloads faster than ever.
WINDOWS 10 SUPPORT
AVG has worked on Microsoft's latest operating system from day 1.
SMB SUPPORT
AVG again supports remote administration of stations with SMB licenses.
OTHER IMPROVEMENTS
New setup for all applications: faster and easier navigation, attractive graphic design.
All updates are pushed to the application as soon as they are available.

PROGRAM UPDATE AVG FREE 2016.7161
NEW IN THIS VERSION
BETTER MALWARE DETECTION
AVG now protects your PC from even the newest malware regardless whether you've got the latest virus database installed. This works thanks to:
REAL-TIME OUTBREAK DETECTION
We've added crowd intelligence to our existing cloud-based Outbreak Detection technology to identify even the newest malware variants and outbreaks in real-time.
AI DETECTION
Uses advanced artificial intelligence on your PC to proactively identify malware samples that haven't yet been catalogued by our AVG ThreatLabs team.
AI Detection is being constantly trained through telemetry data from our users.
WINDOWS 10 SUPPORT
AVG has worked on Microsoft's latest operating system from day 1.
OTHER IMPROVEMENTS
New setup for all applications: faster and easier navigation, attractive graphic design.
AVG Guru
Alan BinchAlan Binch
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PROGRAM UPDATE AVG PROTECTION 2016.7163
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Improved setup support of AVG trial version.
Other minor bug fixes.

PROGRAM UPDATE AVG FREE 2016.7163
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Improved setup support of AVG trial version.
Other minor bug fixes.
AVG Guru
Alan BinchAlan Binch
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PROGRAM UPDATE AVG PROTECTION 2016.7227
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Fixed issue with overflowing texts in user interface.
Fixed issue with an empty Event History list - it provides the full overview of events now.
Implemented better support of Teredo tunnelling.
Fixed incompatibility between Firewall and Windows Insider builds.
Fixed possible XSS vulnerability in detection and history dialogs.

PROGRAM UPDATE AVG FREE 2016.7227
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Fixed issue with overflowing texts in user interface.
Fixed issue with an empty Event History list - it provides the full overview of events now.
Fixed possible XSS vulnerability in detection and history dialogs.
AVG Guru
Alan BinchAlan Binch
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PROGRAM UPDATE AVG INTERNET SECURITY 2016.7294
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Implemented AVG Outlook plugin support for Office 2016.
Fixed issue with an occasional crash during avgns process initialization.
Fixed issue with MS Excel crash after sending XLS document via Outlook.
Email Scanner's warning about encrypted traffic is displayed only once per an email client run.
Better Windows Safe Mode Scan dialog with the new "Quick scan" option.
Fixed issue with memory use in IDP agent.
AVG Guru
Alan BinchAlan Binch
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PROGRAM UPDATE AVG PROTECTION 2016.7357
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Optimization of internal processes supporting cooperation with Windows 10.
Implemented minor setup arrangements and enhancements for smoother installation.
Removal of boot accelerator notifications.
Fixed issue with threat accessibility in Virus Vault after AVG uninstall and re-install.
Optimization of language selection in the installation process.
New information added into the About dialog.

PROGRAM UPDATE AVG FREE 2016.7357
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Optimization of internal processes supporting cooperation with Windows 10.
Implemented minor setup arrangements and enhancements for smoother installation.
Removal of boot accelerator notifications.
Fixed issue with threat accessibility in Virus Vault after AVG uninstall and re-install.
Optimization of language selection in the installation process.
New information added into the About dialog.
AVG Guru
Alan BinchAlan Binch
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PROGRAM UPDATE AVG PROTECTION 2016.7441
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Performance optimization of on-access scanner filter driver.

PROGRAM UPDATE AVG FREE 2016.7441
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Performance optimization of on-access scanner filter driver.
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Alan BinchAlan Binch
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PROGRAM UPDATE AVG PROTECTION 2016.7496
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Antimalware scan interface (AMSI) support in Windows 10 allows closer integration of AVG scanning engine with the operating system.
Performance and slow browsing experience advisory notes were removed.
AVG download accelerator was removed.

PROGRAM UPDATE AVG FREE 2016.7496
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Antimalware scan interface (AMSI) support in Windows 10 allows closer integration of AVG scanning engine with the operating system.
Performance and slow browsing experience advisory notes were removed.
AVG download accelerator was removed.
AVG Guru
Alan BinchAlan Binch
All Users info..
PROGRAM UPDATE AVG PROTECTION 2016.7538
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Improved scanning of non-standard http protocols in Online Shield component.
Faster setup reduces the time required for installation.
Color scheme enhancements in user interface.
Fixed possible crash while receiving e-mail.

PROGRAM UPDATE AVG FREE 2016.7538
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Faster setup reduces the time required for installation.
Color scheme enhancements in user interface.
Fixed possible crash while receiving e-mail.
AVG Guru
Alan BinchAlan Binch
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PROGRAM UPDATE AVG PROTECTION 2016.7596
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
AV products for 64-bit systems are now released in 64-bit version.
Faster installation due to removed support for stand-alone Link Scanner.
Fixed issue with possible crash while scanning online traffic.
"More from AVG" link has been added to the navigation in main AV dialog.

PROGRAM UPDATE AVG FREE 2016.7596
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
AV products for 64-bit systems are now released in 64-bit version.
Faster installation due to removed support for stand-alone Link Scanner.
Fixed issue with possible crash while scanning online traffic.
"More from AVG" link has been added to the navigation in main AV dialog.
AVG Guru
Alan BinchAlan Binch
All Users info..
PROGRAM UPDATE AVG PROTECTION 2016.7598
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
AV products for 64-bit systems are now released in 64-bit version.
Faster installation due to removed support for stand-alone Link Scanner.
Fixed issue with possible crash while scanning online traffic.
"More from AVG" link has been added to the navigation in main AV dialog.
Fixed random crashes of 3rd party applications in library comctl32.dll.

PROGRAM UPDATE AVG FREE 2016.7598
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
AV products for 64-bit systems are now released in 64-bit version.
Faster installation due to removed support for stand-alone Link Scanner.
Fixed issue with possible crash while scanning online traffic.
"More from AVG" link has been added to the navigation in main AV dialog.
Fixed random crashes of 3rd party applications in library comctl32.dll.
AVG Guru
Alan BinchAlan Binch
All Users info..
PROGRAM UPDATE AVG PROTECTION 2016.7639
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Implemented new program update scheduler for AV SMB edition.
Fixed issue with Outlook plugin not being able to remove nested attachment infection.
Optimization of processes for faster installation.
Fixed compatibility issues with VForce UTM in Online Shield and Link Scanner components.

PROGRAM UPDATE AVG FREE 2016.7639
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
Fixed issue with Outlook plugin not being able to remove nested attachment infection.
Optimization of processes for faster installation.
Fixed compatibility issues with VForce UTM in Online Shield and Link Scanner components.
AVG Guru
Alan BinchAlan Binch
All Users info..
PROGRAM UPDATE AVG PROTECTION 2016.7687
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
New check box in the Advanced settings of Email Protection filtering archives containg files with the specified extensions.
Added detection and healing of potentially unwanted changes of DNS server address.
End users permissions for AV business products are now adjustable allowing to switch AV on/off.
AVG is now able to analyze users' behavior and use of the main graphic interface via Google Analytics.
Following Microsoft Antimalware Platform Guidelines, notification messages do not take over focus any longer.
New options of controlling the frequency of pop-up notifications is now accessible in the Advanced settings.

PROGRAM UPDATE AVG FREE 2016.7687
FIXES & IMPROVEMENTS
New check box in the Advanced settings of Email Protection filtering archives containg files with the specified extensions.
Added detection and healing of potentially unwanted changes of DNS server address.
AVG is now able to analyze users' behavior and use of the main graphic interface via Google Analytics.
Following Microsoft Antimalware Platform Guidelines, notification messages do not take over focus any longer.
New options of controlling the frequency of pop-up notifications is now accessible in the Advanced settings.
AVG Guru
Alan BinchAlan Binch
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