Firefox doesnt like Avast antivirus

January 17, 2011 at 22:12:19
Specs: Windows 7, 1.5GB/8GB
When Avast has its shields up firefox wont connect to the internet, but as soon as i disable them for an hour or min etc Firefox works well. why is this and how do I configure Avast to work with firefox?

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January 17, 2011 at 23:58:54
You only have 1 AV program installed don't you?

Can I run more than one anti-virus program? Anti-spyware program? Firewall? Should I?
Real time monitoring, on the other hand, is another story. When you install most anti-virus programs they often automatically install and enable their real-time monitors. Running two or more real-time anti-virus monitors at the same time is very likely to cause a conflict. That conflict could result in error messages, crashes of the anti-virus programs, or other types of failure.

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January 18, 2011 at 12:35:00
Yes only one AV program installed. The AV program (avast) has at least 7 shields in it.
One for scanning real-time files, one for mail, one for network etc.

Well i know for sure now its one of the shields that is stopping firefox from working.
I guess i will have to disable them all and open them one by one until firefox stops connecting to the net.

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January 18, 2011 at 14:46:28
Try using Google Chrome and see if you get the same results?

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