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Why is this still being detected ?
« on: October 16, 2014, 06:13:17 PM »

What is worse is that if you select yes, you wind up with a choice of either
Yahoo or Bing as your default.  :'(
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Re: Why is this still being detected ?
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2014, 06:49:27 PM »
Hm, i never got this on any of my systems. They are all using Firefox and they all have Google or DuckDuckGo search engines. I do have Browser Cleanup tool installed on all o fthem. Strange.
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Re: Why is this still being detected ?
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2014, 02:27:16 PM »

What is worse is that if you select yes, you wind up with a choice of either
Yahoo or Bing as your default.  :'(

How very ironic.

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Re: Why is this still being detected ?
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2014, 02:50:00 PM »
Hi gordon451,

That is why very early on in the avast! install we have to choose custom install so we will not be confronted with choices between Scylla and Charybdis or as you say a stone (Google) and a hard rock (Yahoo or Bing). I cannot do without the shields and the software updater, but I have always leaned down GrimeFighter that I consider to be "nag-ware". And in the Google Browser i have some additional extensions that play nicely alongside avast's browser protection: DrWeb URL scan, BitDefender's TrafficLight, Netcraft and WOT.
I also commit to WOT under another nick. i am against disabling the avast! cloud function for instance, but also like to tweak the additionals to suit me best.

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Re: Why is this still being detected ?
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2014, 03:53:01 PM »
Hm, i never got this on any of my systems. They are all using Firefox and they all have Google or DuckDuckGo search engines. I do have Browser Cleanup tool installed on all o fthem. Strange.
This apparently only happens if you're using Chrome as your default browser.
Strange since Chrome is the browser that Avast suggests and installs unless you decline.
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