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Re: Avast! Internet Security show AD in Avast! GUI!!!! :o
« Reply #15 on: September 16, 2016, 07:09:09 PM »
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yes, we sometimes show the ads even in the paid products. But you're right we should respect your choice in settings and apply it also on banner. We will adjust the setting and let you know.

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« Reply #16 on: September 17, 2016, 02:43:50 AM »
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yes, we sometimes show the ads even in the paid products. But you're right we should respect your choice in settings and apply it also on banner. We will adjust the setting and let you know.

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Re: Avast! Internet Security show AD in Avast! GUI!!!! :o
« Reply #17 on: September 19, 2016, 11:45:34 AM »
Hi.

yes, we sometimes show the ads even in the paid products. But you're right we should respect your choice in settings and apply it also on banner. We will adjust the setting and let you know.

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Re: Avast! Internet Security show AD in Avast! GUI!!!! :o
« Reply #18 on: September 19, 2016, 03:33:35 PM »
Hi.

yes, we sometimes show the ads even in the paid products. But you're right we should respect your choice in settings and apply it also on banner. We will adjust the setting and let you know.

Thanks for feedback
Any new info?
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Re: Avast! Internet Security show AD in Avast! GUI!!!! :o
« Reply #19 on: September 19, 2016, 04:04:53 PM »
We need to adjust our backend configuration, it should be done this week hopefully. I will keep you informed once live so you can test it ;-)

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Re: Avast! Internet Security show AD in Avast! GUI!!!! :o
« Reply #20 on: October 12, 2016, 10:55:42 AM »
the change is live now. so if you have the settings unchecked you shouldn't see a banner in UI

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Re: Avast! Internet Security show AD in Avast! GUI!!!! :o
« Reply #21 on: October 12, 2016, 02:48:27 PM »
Ads show for as long as you don't have the highest package which is Premier version. This is called "upsale". It's not unusual, but may be annoying to some. Just ignore it. These banner ads within GUI are so subtle I don't even notice them. Popups are a bit more annoying, but hey, that's a tax on using free version.
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Re: Avast! Internet Security show AD in Avast! GUI!!!! :o
« Reply #22 on: October 12, 2016, 03:45:29 PM »
As far as I know, all paid versions of Avast can have the ads disabled.  I run Avast Internet Security and see no ads at all.

AvastUI | Settings | General then scroll down to Popups.  Click on the chevron to show options.  Uncheck "Show popup offers for other Avast products"
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Re: Avast! Internet Security show AD in Avast! GUI!!!! :o
« Reply #23 on: October 12, 2016, 05:00:35 PM »
As far as I know, all paid versions of Avast can have the ads disabled.  I run Avast Internet Security and see no ads at all.

AvastUI | Settings | General then scroll down to Popups.  Click on the chevron to show options.  Uncheck "Show popup offers for other Avast products"
This discussion has to do with the ad in the UI, not the popup ads.
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Re: Avast! Internet Security show AD in Avast! GUI!!!! :o
« Reply #24 on: October 12, 2016, 07:10:37 PM »
Still, I've not seen the ads, either in the popups or the AvastUI.  They just aren't there, at least on my 3 installations.
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« Reply #25 on: October 12, 2016, 09:11:38 PM »
Well I had them two weeks ago, before I lost access to my broadband connection. Now I have the access back so to do I have the ad in the lower 1/4 of the UI.

Though I'm using the free version, but I have never minded these ads as they are much less intrusive (I don't live in the UI) than the full fat popup ads.

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As MartinZ said, you or other paid users shouldn't see them:
the change is live now. so if you have the settings unchecked you shouldn't see a banner in UI

Now in the paid versions, that is was meant to be removed today.
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