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Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« on: July 03, 2017, 06:42:19 PM »
Keeping Avast Free - FREE

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Re: Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« Reply #1 on: July 03, 2017, 09:54:56 PM »
This was so painful to watch...

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Re: Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2017, 09:56:42 PM »
This was so painful to watch...
Why ???
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Re: Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2017, 10:03:30 PM »
This was informative video I feel,  for new users and long time users I feel, as I've been using Avast Free Myself since 2006, briefly tried another product back then, got infected badly by a rootkit, and bios infecting virus back on XP in those days, ended up having to get a new system built.   Very happy with Free version, protects all my systems and Android phone/tablets very well
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Re: Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« Reply #4 on: July 03, 2017, 10:55:05 PM »
Eh, as far as I know there never was a virus that infected a bios.
There can't have been even since a virus attach itself to files and can't even do anything with a bios.

A new system build just because of a infection ?
Why not removed the infection ?
Or (sometimes faster/easier) install the OS from scratch.

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Re: Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« Reply #5 on: July 03, 2017, 11:12:11 PM »
Eh, as far as I know there never was a virus that infected a bios.
There can't have been even since a virus attach itself to files and can't even do anything with a bios.

A new system build just because of a infection ?
Why not removed the infection ?
Or (sometimes faster/easier) install the OS from scratch.
It's called water under the bridge and not related to the topic of this thread. :)
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Re: Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« Reply #6 on: July 04, 2017, 06:22:24 AM »
Hi Bob, very informative/helpful video. Good job..!! :)
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Re: Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« Reply #7 on: July 04, 2017, 02:43:38 PM »
Hi Bob, very informative/helpful video. Good job..!! :)
Thanks Asyn, greatly appreciate that compliment. :)
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Re: Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2017, 02:45:21 AM »
Bob, very easy to follow and understand video.

Absolutely crazy how many hoops one has to navigate and jump through to install the Free version. 

Persistence is a virtue here in this case, stick to your guns, and you'll get what you need.

I've run AIS for four years now, and have not had to run this maze for some time.  For me the ability to do without the ads is what iit is for me.

It does seem to be getting more and more complicated to install the Free version.

Four years ago it wasn't too complicated to go Free, and proof is in the pudding:  It took seven (7) minutes to cover all possible sidetracks for today's version whereas it likely would've taken two at the most 4 years ago.  Untick Google Chrome and you were pretty much done.

Thank you and good work!
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Re: Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« Reply #9 on: July 28, 2017, 03:55:55 AM »
Nice one Bob. Or should I say Tom Waits ?   8)
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Re: Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2017, 02:37:54 PM »
@ mchain,
Thanks. :) Yes 5 years ago it was a bit simpler: https://youtu.be/_LhyaLIHmHw?list=PL68E25CB16ECF9FFA


@ Tangy
Thanks, :) Tom Waits ? I think I'm better looking. Granted, he's younger and has more hair. :)
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« Reply #11 on: July 28, 2017, 02:57:24 PM »
Regardless of what others might have said, I know a few people that will find this video a great help.
There are a few people that call me for help with this, so I will just point them the way of this video.

Good work.   8)
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Re: Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« Reply #12 on: July 28, 2017, 03:36:02 PM »
Regardless of what others might have said, I know a few people that will find this video a great help.
There are a few people that call me for help with this, so I will just point them the way of this video.

Good work.   8)
Thanks. :)
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Re: Keeping Avast Free - FREE
« Reply #13 on: August 10, 2017, 11:35:05 AM »
Here is a new popup that if you decide to get the extra protection,
You'll be changing to a paid version of Avast.

If you feel that the extra protection offered makes it worth upgrading,
then by all means, do so.
This information is posted simply so that you know what the result are of selecting these popups. 

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« Reply #14 on: August 10, 2017, 03:46:27 PM »
Here is a new popup that if you decide to get the extra protection,
You'll be changing to a paid version of Avast.

If you feel that the extra protection offered makes it worth upgrading,
then by all means, do so.
This information is posted simply so that you know what the result are of selecting these popups. 

There are other popups with the Activate button, your firewall being just one, even when you have a perfect fine Firewall that is running.  Activate is a really poor choice, users may think my firewall isn't running and click Activate only to find out it is click bait.
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