Disable the AOS in your browser(s).
avast 8.0 did not have the AOS. If you are still using v8.0 you might want to update to v2014.
Download and save the avast uninstaller
Download and save your choice..FreeProAvast Internet SecurityPremier
Run uninstaller from above. You will be directed to reboot into safe mode click "yes".
Install choice from above. Use the "custom install" and untick "browser protection".
Reboot and either register or insert license.
Dell Inspiron, Win7x64 SP1, Pentium Dual-Core T4500, 6 GB Ram, Avast Free v2015.10.2.2214, Comodo Firewall 5.12 w/D+, MalwareBytes Premium 2.0, MCShield, Super Anti-Spyware Free, SpywareBlaster, OpenDNS Premium, Keyscrambler Personal, Ghostery. CCleaner, Greenshot, Firefox (latest build), Google Chrome (latest build) and, various browser security tools.
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