avast updated... now blocks all traffic

  AL47 10:03 13 Feb 11

So avast said it needed an update, now it blocks all internet traffic to the browser, my weather gadget still works but not the browsee.. if I disable the web shield its ok.. what's happened? Has something become corrupted?

2 of my computers are protected using Norton and the internet is fine but on the desktop which has Avast there is no internet connection. It i a faulty update from Avast

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:29 13 Feb 11

try an Avast Repair:
- Go to Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > Avast Antivirus.
- Scroll down and choose Repair function in the pop-up window.
- Reboot.

  Clapton is God 10:36 13 Feb 11

No problems here and I'm using the latest Avast program update and anti-virus definitions.

I have tried your seggestions but they didn't work.

P.S - AL47 sorry for taking over oyur post

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 11:09 13 Feb 11

Probably a corrupted updatefile

click here Us Avasts unistall tool to remove AVAST completely then download and reinstall it

  AL47 13:45 13 Feb 11

ill try the reinstall when i get a second, thanks, ill report back, ive just disabled web shield for now,

no worries vaio, its the same problem

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