Author Topic: Ads popping up in Avast Taskbar pop up, the kind you see when you get updates.  (Read 6748 times)

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Offline DavidR

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You can hardly call it an ad as they aren't trying to sell anything, it is a mix of security awareness (how to spot a scam) and a competition to win a chromebook.

Now I won't be entering as I have no need for a chromebook and generally I can spot a scam from a long distance. But there are some who might well be happy to have a chromebook and or benefit from how to spot a scam.

For those that aren't interested, just let the toaster popup close.

Note: Using the show last pop-up won't work as it will show the avast update notification screen, you have to capture it fast before it closes.
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Now I won't be entering as I have no need for a chromebook
you can give it to somone........ to me if you win    ;D


Offline EmoHobo

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Well as long as I know my Avast is fine, it won't bother me.

Offline MartinZ

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Hi all,

yes I can confirm this is official and legitimate. Just a competition to win a Chromebook. You should see it just twice at maximum during this week.

Regards,
Martin