Author Topic: How to permanently disable Avast popup advertisement spam?  (Read 15210 times)

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Re: How to permanently disable Avast popup advertisement spam?
« Reply #30 on: February 13, 2014, 11:09:07 PM »
Well my experience is that I would tend to disagree with that.   I have never received any ad popups or the like since I have been using AIS and prior to that the Pro version.  Unless they just really like me 

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Re: How to permanently disable Avast popup advertisement spam?
« Reply #31 on: February 14, 2014, 10:00:54 PM »
Make yourself invisible.


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Re: How to permanently disable Avast popup advertisement spam?
« Reply #32 on: February 14, 2014, 10:14:25 PM »
Make yourself invisible.


Disabling the avast! SecureLine icon on system tray (into Appearance settings of avast!) helps or not?
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Re: How to permanently disable Avast popup advertisement spam?
« Reply #33 on: February 14, 2014, 10:15:53 PM »
Will try and report back.

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Re: How to permanently disable Avast popup advertisement spam?
« Reply #34 on: February 15, 2014, 08:59:11 PM »
Nope, still comes up even with tray icon disabled.

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Re: How to permanently disable Avast popup advertisement spam?
« Reply #35 on: February 15, 2014, 11:41:08 PM »
Secure line has nothing to do with this, most people won't have secure line.

These ads/tips are piggybacked on to the auto update notification popup, the problem being if there is an ad attaches it screws up the auto update notification (no update voice-over and popup duration is ignored).

The resolution is to disable the auto update notification avastUI > Settings > Update - scroll down to Update Options and uncheck the 'Show notification box after automatic update.'

Of course you then lose the auto update notification proper also. Depending on OS, you can hover the mouse over the avast tray icon and that will give a tool tip with the avast version and VPS.
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