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Re: AVAST file theft! vol de fichier!
« Reply #15 on: December 06, 2017, 02:54:19 PM »
I can confirm it on Windows 10. and have reported it to the Developers.
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Re: AVAST file theft! vol de fichier!
« Reply #16 on: December 06, 2017, 04:48:06 PM »
Hi Dave, might be time for a clean reinstall...
My installation is much smaller, while running all the additional Premier stuff.

Well I have been hanging back on that for the moment, in case it is a bug I would then have some data/logs, etc.

I can confirm it on Windows 10. and have reported it to the Developers.

Thanks Bob,
I suspect there are others experiencing this, but what was said before about the size of hard drives these days not many would even notice.

Lets see if the devs can fix this, something which would appear to have been hanging around since mid to late November. Which was around the time the last beta and possibly the regular release version 17.7.2318.
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Re: AVAST file theft! vol de fichier!
« Reply #17 on: February 08, 2018, 11:55:52 PM »
Calm down, just because avast uploaded your 'private photos', does not mean it will be shared publicly.

And yes, literally every AV does this, you should be thanking Avast for telling you.
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Re: AVAST file theft! vol de fichier!
« Reply #18 on: February 09, 2018, 08:41:29 AM »
@Be Free! :  the target of AVAST users has changed. Avast is for beginners; I need to keep the advanced functions, and be able to choose according to the detection. Avast has evolved (not to say regression) and no longer fits my needs.

I use Comodo now, and confirm comodo can request before send files. Never display SCAM  to release 1TB on a 300GB disk; can display changelog before start program update, never discreetly add adv in the external email to say I USE AVAST!...
  It's not the only regression from AVAST... (I'll let you look? if you arrive, you seem more able to find porn where you do not expect it.)

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Re: AVAST file theft! vol de fichier!
« Reply #19 on: February 09, 2018, 03:24:20 PM »
@Be Free! :  the target of AVAST users has changed. Avast is for beginners; I need to keep the advanced functions, and be able to choose according to the detection. Avast has evolved (not to say regression) and no longer fits my needs.

I use Comodo now, and confirm comodo can request before send files. Never display SCAM  to release 1TB on a 300GB disk; can display changelog before start program update, never discreetly add adv in the external email to say I USE AVAST!...
  It's not the only regression from AVAST... (I'll let you look? if you arrive, you seem more able to find porn where you do not expect it.)

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Re: AVAST file theft! vol de fichier!
« Reply #20 on: February 23, 2018, 10:07:33 AM »
While I support fixing the cleanup mechanism, 1GB is 1/1000th of a 1TB drive, which are like the most common capacity owned by most people. One thousandth of a terabyte! It's insignificant. Imagine us having 500MB Norton antivirus on 4GB drives back in the day. Now, that was significant...
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