Avast! slow to start

  provider 2 12:08 16 Feb 07

Since we installed a Netgear Modem Wireless Router everything has been working fine except one small thing: at boot-up the Avast! globe comes up with a small no-entry sign attached which disappears after perhaps 5 seconds and then normal service is resumed.
Is this normal, or can I do something to fix it?

  brundle 16:52 16 Feb 07

Is the router switched off when the computer is not in use?

  provider 2 17:00 16 Feb 07

It is,brundle. Always.

  provider 2 17:08 16 Feb 07

I`ve tried Add/Remove Programs > change/remove > repair but it seems to have made no difference.

  brundle 16:24 17 Feb 07

Most likely your router/PC is still in the process of establishing an internet connection when Avast looks for an update - it also means no nasties can get into your PC at that moment.

  provider 2 16:31 17 Feb 07

That would explain the delay, right enough. I unistalled then re-installed it this morning but it made no difference to the delay time. I think I`ll just have to accept that is how it works now.

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