Author Topic: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts  (Read 20948 times)

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snadge

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #30 on: June 15, 2013, 11:14:17 PM »
Isn't this topic about the adverts, I give up.

yes it is.. what is your point here?

Iam sorry but your the one who's not making much sense lol...

you said:
..."I told you why they are related the piggyback on the auto update triggers it and effectively you only see the secondary popup not the update notification popup."

now read that...tell me it makes sense? I think its missing pronunciation lol...

so I tried my best to try and understand what you were saying...

you say "I told you why they are related" - no you didnt?  WHY are they related then?... you simply said the adverts ARE related!

I personally dont think changing the "update" timer to 1 second will stop the adverts Iam getting from displaying longer than 1 second... I dont think they are related at all and ive explained why I think so in my post above - just like when you said "click on 'show last popup' and take a screenshot" when in fact doing so only shows the last INFORMATIVE popup and not an ADVERT as the two are separate entities, surely if they were "related" then clicking "show last popup" would show the advert too....when it doesnt!

see image below, "update notifications are displayed to show you the program has update" (in a green popup) ...doesnt say anything about displaying adverts in a grey popup

IMO they are totally seperate and can not be controlled in anyway - the "popups" you speak of are update notifications that are usually extended to include other information like the screenshot in my previous post.


snadge

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #31 on: June 16, 2013, 02:44:29 PM »
soon as I logged in today @ 13:42 - another popup

« Last Edit: June 16, 2013, 02:49:09 PM by snadge »

snadge

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #32 on: June 19, 2013, 04:19:20 PM »
no more popups since I emailed AVAST directly asking about it....very strange? - they may have used my email address to identify my Avast account and done something via that... I have only had the green update popup since the last advert above... today I got this (which is exactly what I was on about in my previous messages...the adverts that come inside an 'update' popup



true indian

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #33 on: June 19, 2013, 05:46:22 PM »
Detection rate tests are nonsense in my opinion...see here:
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=127472.msg953929#msg953929

now compare avast with avira...rather avira has big pop ads,buggy UI etc..and avast only small ads included in update pop up.

C;mon,does it take that much time to click X.  ::)

snadge

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #34 on: June 19, 2013, 06:37:16 PM »
Detection rate tests are nonsense in my opinion...see here:
http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=127472.msg953929#msg953929

now compare avast with avira...rather avira has big pop ads,buggy UI etc..and avast only small ads included in update pop up.

C;mon,does it take that much time to click X.  ::)

Avira doesnt have a big popup lol...catch up!

Avira much better at detecting viruses and has far less 'false positives' than Avast - wow RWT tests 500 malicious URL's... there are millions!!...

Arnold72

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #35 on: June 19, 2013, 08:34:22 PM »
Agreed.
Avira has NO pop ups after an update.
Avast is slowly becoming a haven for advertisements and in your face pop ups.

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #36 on: June 19, 2013, 09:20:31 PM »
Agreed.
Avira has NO pop ups after an update.
Avast is slowly becoming a haven for advertisements and in your face pop ups.
If you have nothing good to say, Why not do the next best thing and say nothing ???
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Pubert E

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #37 on: June 19, 2013, 10:30:38 PM »
If you have nothing good to say, Why not do the next best thing and say nothing ???

 ;D Best quote by far, perhaps have that in your sig

Arnold72

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #38 on: June 19, 2013, 10:49:03 PM »
Maybe practicing what we preach would be more suitable..... :o ::)

english teacher

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #39 on: June 19, 2013, 11:00:50 PM »
If you have nothing good to say, Why not do the next best thing and say nothing ???

 ;D Best quote by far, perhaps have that in your sig

Nothing to do with this topic I know but I like this.......
My sig on another forum is "Better to remain silent and thought a fool than to speak and remove all doubt!!

wyrmrider

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #40 on: June 19, 2013, 11:20:23 PM »
agree with davidr
is this thread about adverts or popups???
are you objecting to a tiny tag at the bottom of an update notification?
can you turn update notifications off?
you get popups and adverts with comodo firewall also
(but it seems to play well with avast)

true indian

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #41 on: June 20, 2013, 04:08:51 AM »
Avira doesnt have a big popup lol...catch up!

Avira much better at detecting viruses and has far less 'false positives' than Avast - wow RWT tests 500 malicious URL's... there are millions!!...

Detection test is different than real life tests detection is a dead horse as only AV engine is utilized where in these dynamic tests there are full AV products but in both tests there are only samples in 100's and not in 1000 anyway I left avira long ago because it was fp infested and plus it was really falling behind in terms of detection of threats that come in real life...and again no test gives accurate clarity but is worthwhile of atleast something,please see here:
chart.av-comparatives.org/chart1.php
http://www.av-test.org/en/tests/home-user/windows-8/janfeb-2013/
http://www.mrg-effitas.com/current-tests/flash-test-results/
shadowserver.org

still doubting  ;D
« Last Edit: June 20, 2013, 04:11:28 AM by true indian »

Pubert E

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #42 on: June 20, 2013, 01:28:40 PM »
dear arnold
i read all your complains.
how can you expect any one help if you fail to send dump files.
help yourself first please.
thankyou

avast provide help to you free.
thankyou bob you help lots here  :)

Arnold72

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #43 on: June 20, 2013, 04:12:52 PM »
dear arnold
i read all your complains.
how can you expect any one help if you fail to send dump files.
help yourself first please.
thankyou

avast provide help to you free.
thankyou bob you help lots here  :)

I am not complaining.
I am frustrated i cannot get the best free av out there to work properly when the 2 previous versions worked fine.

true indian

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Re: adverts..adverts.... oh and more adverts
« Reply #44 on: June 21, 2013, 05:49:01 AM »
dear arnold
i read all your complains.
how can you expect any one help if you fail to send dump files.
help yourself first please.
thankyou

avast provide help to you free.
thankyou bob you help lots here  :)

I am not complaining.
I am frustrated i cannot get the best free av out there to work properly when the 2 previous versions worked fine.

You have been asked number of times to co-operte and provide the dumps but you dont seem to do so and then claim you are getting frustrated.Please try and do what is said it is helpful for you and for avast team too because they are always interested in BSOD's

What's the point in not trying to help yourself and then coming to avast forums to bitch about avast!?
« Last Edit: June 21, 2013, 06:10:00 AM by true indian »