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« on: November 20, 2016, 10:40:36 AM »
The Avast product has now become annoying. So, it checked my phone regularly for threats. Great! That's what it is supposed to do, but I don't need a report that all is OK every time. Just report by exception, I.e. when something is wrong. Why am I getting a "now would be a good time to check your Wi-Fi security" when I'm using the same connection that was tested yesterday?? For a product I have actually paid for, there is too much passive advertising.

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Re: Avast Products
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2016, 11:00:47 AM »
For a product I have actually paid for, there is too much passive advertising.
There's no paid version of Avast Battery Saver, afaik.
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Re: Avast Products
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2016, 11:13:32 AM »
What exact product are you talking about stu-gould as there is no paid version for the battery saver ?

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Re: Avast Products
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2016, 04:53:59 PM »
Hi,

actually there is a BS version in stage rollout (not available to all users yet) which offers paid version.
Stu could you please specify what do you mean by passive advertisement?
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Re: Avast Products
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2016, 05:49:30 AM »
Hi, actually there is a BS version in stage rollout (not available to all users yet) which offers paid version.
Hi Stepan, good to know. Cheers.
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Re: Avast Products
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2016, 11:42:23 AM »
Ok, so there is a  paid version.
But the OP is speaking about "checking for threats" and that sound to me like the AMS.