Program update AVG 8.5.323 SP1


  • Safe Search: Support for Baidu search engine.
  • Update: Improved malicious code prevention.
  • User Interface: New AVG Identity Protection component, installed optionally (for home users only, and in English only).
  • Toolbar: Improved user interface, support for non-English languages, and various bug fixes.
  • WebShield: Enabled instant messaging protection for Yahoo! Messenger (for Home edition only).


  • AntiSpam: New version of Mailshell SDK implemented.
  • AntiSpam: Outlook plugin ignores deleted IMAP messages.
  • AvgSys: Optimization of log files number.
  • Core: New family of Swizzors detected.
  • Core: Detection of FakeAlert family.
  • Core: All known versions of polymorphic virus Win32/Virut are now detected.
  • Safe Search: Improved anti-phishing coverage in Search-Shield.
  • User Interface: "Send to analysis" button in Virus Vault was removed and replaced with context menu.
  • User Interface: Correct displaing of EULA text in the About dialog with other than native Windows codepage.


  • Core: Fixed problem with crash while scanning PDF files.
  • Core: Fixed occasional crash of scanning engine.
  • Core: Fixed problem of crash while healing Mozilla Firefox 3 cookies.
  • Core: Fixed problem with processing slowdown during Resident Shield scanning LNK files.
  • Core: Fixed problem with ZoneAlarm incompatibility.
  • Core: Fixed problem with missed detection in corrupted *.cab and *.zip archives (thanks to Thierry Zoller).
  • Firewall: Fixed problem with outgoing packets not being captured by Wireshark on Vista OS.
  • Firewall: Fixed problem with wrong netmask interpretation.
  • Firewall: Firewall does not report status to Windows 7 Action Center.
  • Firewall: Fixed user interface hang including verification if WSC service is stopped or running and also verification of its configuration in disabled state.
  • Firewall: Fixed problem with blocked communication with TCP server.
  • Firewall: Fixed problem with Firewall crash during unloading.
  • Firewall: Fixed problem with crash during validation of empty network area safe adapters.
  • Outlook: Fixed double prompt on password-protected stores.
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  • SafeSurf: Fixed problem with wrong displaying Safe Search flyovers in IE8.
  • WebShield: Fixed possible crash of WebShield component while connecting to IM networks.
  • User Interface: Fixed problem with editor of excluded directories for Resident Shield.
  • User Interface: Fixed problem with color text display when Windows inverted color scheme is used.
  • Setup: Fixed instalation failure if administrator directory access is missing.
  • Toolbar: Fixed problem with specific characters display.

Remote Administration

  • Information on requested restart is now correctly indicated in station details view on ADMIN console.
  • WebShield findings are now being reported as cleaned in ADMIN console. Thus, the entire station is no longer considered to be in non-compliant state.

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