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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #30 on: August 22, 2015, 01:11:25 PM »
Mozilla is beginning to make a series of changes to Firefox that'll make certain aspects of the browser operate a lot more like Chrome. The changes are broadly designed to make Firefox more secure and stable, but they also have the downside of making it less customizable and potentially more of a resource hog.

https://www.theverge.com/2015/8/21/9186809/firefox-becoming-more-like-chrome-extension-changes
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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #31 on: August 22, 2015, 03:54:27 PM »
Mozilla is beginning to make a series of changes to Firefox that'll make certain aspects of the browser operate a lot more like Chrome. The changes are broadly designed to make Firefox more secure and stable, but they also have the downside of making it less customizable and potentially more of a resource hog.

https://www.theverge.com/2015/8/21/9186809/firefox-becoming-more-like-chrome-extension-changes

If I wanted firefox to look and act more like chrome, I guess I would install chrome (and that for me isn't going to happen). I just can't see their reasoning in making browsers unrecognisable from chrome, what's the point of becoming clones, might as well give up.

As far as resources goes, firefox is already a bit of a resource hog.
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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #32 on: August 24, 2015, 03:15:05 PM »
"As far as resources goes, firefox is already a bit of a resource hog."
That makes it even more "just like Chrome" :)
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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #33 on: August 24, 2015, 03:57:13 PM »
"As far as resources goes, firefox is already a bit of a resource hog."
That makes it even more "just like Chrome" :)

Its the irony bit you missed, in the text that I quoted was my point, its already a resource hog.

Mozilla is beginning to make a series of changes to Firefox that'll make certain aspects of the browser operate a lot more like Chrome. The changes are broadly designed to make Firefox more secure and stable, but they also have the downside of making it less customizable and potentially more of a resource hog.
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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #34 on: September 11, 2015, 09:17:09 AM »
I had to renew avast free and now find web shield not working. Using Firefox on a Android

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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #35 on: September 11, 2015, 02:39:14 PM »
I had to renew avast free and now find web shield not working. Using Firefox on a Android
or your Android device you should be using Avast Free MobileSecurity:
https://www.avast.com/en-us/free-mobile-security
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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #36 on: November 05, 2015, 10:16:54 AM »
Firefox 43.0 is now DISABLING Avast without any ado.
So since August apparently NOTHING has been done on the problem of signature verification.
Furthermore, Firefox advises to contact the manufacturer.
I tried online at the Avast website.
But I need to fill in my order number.
I have no order number.
I do not need an order number.
I am not ordering.
OFF goes Avast with me.
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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #37 on: November 05, 2015, 11:06:34 AM »
Update to the latest version (11.1.2241): https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=178580.0
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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #38 on: November 05, 2015, 11:44:07 AM »
I had to renew avast free and now find web shield not working. Using Firefox on a Android
or your Android device you should be using Avast Free MobileSecurity:
https://www.avast.com/en-us/free-mobile-security

@bob3160: Most new smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy S5/S6. Samsung Galaxy Tab S, and etc the manufacturer Samsung distributes an update. After the update, Intel Security/McAfee gets automatically installed. Will Intel Security also help in protecting users as same as Avast Mobile Security?
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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #39 on: November 05, 2015, 02:34:06 PM »
@ Staticguy,
This is in the wrong forum and should be posted here:
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?board=37.0
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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #40 on: January 07, 2016, 07:18:08 PM »
Still not working... Jan 7, 2016

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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #41 on: January 07, 2016, 08:06:49 PM »
It has, see your other post as I have answered that one https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=175439.msg1282311#msg1282311.

Please don't post the same question in multiple topics, it just duplicates efforts for those trying to help.
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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #42 on: January 07, 2016, 10:16:01 PM »
Mozilla is beginning to make a series of changes to Firefox that'll make certain aspects of the browser operate a lot more like Chrome. The changes are broadly designed to make Firefox more secure and stable, but they also have the downside of making it less customizable and potentially more of a resource hog.

https://www.theverge.com/2015/8/21/9186809/firefox-becoming-more-like-chrome-extension-changes

If I wanted firefox to look and act more like chrome, I guess I would install chrome (and that for me isn't going to happen). I just can't see their reasoning in making browsers unrecognisable from chrome, what's the point of becoming clones, might as well give up.

As far as resources goes, firefox is already a bit of a resource hog.

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Re: Avast (Free) and Firefox 40
« Reply #43 on: January 07, 2016, 10:33:25 PM »
It is not the first time that a post from you has nothing do to with the OP's post.
It is not the first time that a post from you doesn't contribute anything at all to solving a problem.
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No other browser can claim ALL of the above, which is why I personally rank it far and above #1.
Get a clue. Opera had all that even before PaleMoon existed. Again you are providing false information.