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Offline chaosislife

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Can't download Avast free.
« on: June 04, 2011, 12:00:00 AM »
Whenever i try to download Avast free from here i get the "hey wait, just one more thing" popup which won't let me click the "No thanks, i want free protection" link to continue to the download. It's a bit....scammy.

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Re: Can't download Avast free.
« Reply #1 on: June 04, 2011, 01:28:59 AM »
Whenever i try to download Avast free from here i get the "hey wait, just one more thing" popup which won't let me click the "No thanks, i want free protection" link to continue to the download. It's a bit....scammy.

Download from where ?
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Re: Can't download Avast free.
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2011, 03:02:20 AM »
Thats the main avast download page but here's the direct link for you http://files.avast.com/iavs5x/setup_av_free.exe
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Re: Can't download Avast free.
« Reply #4 on: June 04, 2011, 03:05:51 AM »
Thanks. Tho actually I'd already figured out that I could also get it from cnet.download.com. still screwy that I have to work around it tho.

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Re: Can't download Avast free.
« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2011, 10:44:59 AM »
http://www.avast.com/free-antivirus-download

Yes, you get the promotion to purchase the Avast! Internet Security version, but for me the button for the free versions goes straight to Cnet download.com for the download, weird.
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Re: Can't download Avast free.
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2011, 10:29:00 AM »
Whenever i try to download Avast free from here i get the "hey wait, just one more thing" popup which won't let me click the "No thanks, i want free protection" link to continue to the download. It's a bit....scammy.

I totally agree. If perspective clients don't have the link below it can be
soooooooooooooooooooooo......Scammy. If it's free why have a pop up that you can't x out or click
"No thanks" to. Totally Scammy!!!!

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Re: Can't download Avast free.
« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2011, 11:29:14 AM »
You don't have to x out of it, just choose the free download and that's it. You can always use Alt+F4 keys together to close a window if it doesn't have the X and you don't want to proceed.
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Re: Can't download Avast free.
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2011, 03:40:24 PM »
Hi,
Anyone can download Avast free by using this link http://www.avast.com/free-antivirus-download directly.It is very helpful.I did this before some time by this link.I don't face any problem by using it and download successfull easily.

 

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