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TR Community tip: Recover Avast antivirus voice after update

In this quick tip by TR member Jacky Howe, you'll learn how to recover the male voice in Avast after you've installed the update.

This tip was provided by Jacky Howe.

Have you lost the male voice when updating Avast antivirus software? This quick tip should help get it back.

The voice lives in here with the wav files: C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ENGLISH

  1. Right-click on the Avast icon in the Taskbar
  2. Select Program Settings | Sounds
  3. Right-click on Settings
  4. Check under Program Events for Avast! Antivirus. The file associated with Automatic VPS update is: C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\English\vpsupd.wav

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