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Offline mchain

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Re: Avast updated without my consent and installed SafeZone
« Reply #15 on: June 27, 2017, 06:49:13 AM »
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Does 4.8 run at all on Win7 64bit  ?

Yes it does Pondus but the software began to update itself without permission and now it seems as though Avast is no longer sending serial numbers for the free version of the software.
Not excusing avast behavior, but isn't the raison d'etre for the automatic update because 4.8 is not supported anymore by avast and has not been since January 2017?  Your system can certainly run a more advanced version of avast (or any other a/v) quite easily (or is that mistaken also?) and it is not by choice you want to run 4.8?

In any case, this post was started on 13 July 2016.
« Last Edit: June 27, 2017, 07:08:15 AM by mchain »
Windows 10 Home 64-bit 22H2 Avast Premier Security version 23.11.6090 (build 23.11.8635.809)
 UI version 1.0.788.  Windows 11 Pro 22H2 Avast Premier Security version 23.11.6090 (build 23.11.8635.809)

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Re: Avast updated without my consent and installed SafeZone
« Reply #16 on: June 27, 2017, 07:02:05 AM »
lylesjeremiah,

the update was with your permission as you can clearly read in the UELA that you agreed to when installing avast.

There is no need for avast to send a license code for the free version anymore as the licensing system has changed.
You simply install avast and click on register and it is done now or you wait till the 30 days are over and it will automatically turn in 365 days.