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Offline justin1278

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Goodbye
« on: June 06, 2006, 12:38:07 AM »
Hello Fellow avast! Forum users,

I have decided to move onto another antivirus application, the new antivirus I am using is Comodo Antivirus, I have many reasons for switching and they will all be explained in this post.

1. Unknown Virus Sumitting, is one of the reasons I have switched, with avast! if you submit an unknown virus or false positive it may not be removed for weeks if it even gets removed or added. Where I have been submitting multiple virus samples to Comodo that Comodo did not detect and already Comodo detects and removes them.

2. Forum Helping, I do not feel that this forum is a friendly as it use to be, as some of us saw a moderator changed a post because a forum member simple posted a topic with a link to Firefox Myths. It was not a big deal with what they said on that site, what comes down to it is what you think, it is you who decides if those myths were true or not.

3. People, ignore new users here who ask a question, a friend of mine posted here asking about the forum and Alwil not caring about the users, (more then 1 person has told me this) I will not list any names, because what they say is private between them and me. Anyway, this topic was completely ignored he told me, it's as if nobody cared about what he thought and didn't want to try and change his opinion. Who wants to be on a forum where people don't care what you think, that just leads to an unfriendly forum in my opinion.

Now with that said I am leaving this forum and will not use avast! or post on the forum any longer, I hope all of you understand why I am leaving. Of course if any of you have a problem e-mail me I will be more then happy to assist you with an application involving avast! or not. If anyone cares to see me again I will be on the Comodo Forums which you can find  HERE.

Thank you everyone who has helped me with my questions and problems in the past. You all made it easier for me.

My E-mail: justin1278@iprime,info (notice the , change that to a . when e-mailing me)

Warm Regards,

Justin1278



P.S. S.Z. Craftec thank you for the avatar I will keep it as a memory of your amazing work.
« Last Edit: June 06, 2006, 12:45:03 AM by justin1278 »
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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2006, 01:07:40 AM »
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Anyway, this topic was completely ignored he told me, it's as if nobody cared about what he thought and didn't want to try and change his opinion.
It would have been nice to get a link to the post to at least try to find out why no reply was made.  ???
Sorry to see you leave justin1278. All the best to you in your future. :'(
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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2006, 01:21:30 AM »
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I will not list any names

I never knew my last post would be number 731 :( I will continue to visit you guys but never post. If I were to give you a link to the topic it would then reveal a name. I will forward a link to that person and they may post here if they wish, giving you the topic link. Now watch as nobody else will posts here and this topic gets ignored.
« Last Edit: June 06, 2006, 01:45:52 AM by justin1278 »
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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2006, 02:22:26 AM »
Hi Justin1278,

As another avast! user who switched to Comodo myself, I have to say I agree with your post on the avast! forums.
I also have started using Comodo as my main protection and know I will never go back with how these products are developing and the way in which Comodo staff and the CEO Melih are so active to respond to users' posts.

Mike

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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2006, 02:27:53 AM »
I have long said that Avast! administration has turned its back on the forum members whom have made their customer support one of their leading advantages.  By being here we are doing them a favou for free -- and yet they give us nothing inreturn.  The only reason I remain is the attempt to help people, and see how people are doing on the forum.  I will most likely switch to Comodo.

It is regrettable that Avast lost touch with its most dedicated users, but I guess as its popularity spread they stopped caring.  Good luck in the future, as they say in Quebec: Je me souviens.

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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2006, 02:30:11 AM »
Ok so it didn't end at 731 ;).

@Bob

Thank you for your kind comment.

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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2006, 02:31:31 AM »
I wouldn't say they gave us nothing in return, they gave us avast! Home Edition for free but I guess thats why we are here, but I have other reasons to switch (in my first post in this topic).
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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2006, 02:35:04 AM »
I have decided I will continue to support users here, but will not start new topics, only post in ones already made, and will not be on much at all, but be on the COMODO forums.


Regards,

Justin
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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #8 on: June 06, 2006, 02:45:34 AM »
I have decided I will continue to support users here, but will not start new topics, only post in ones already made, and will not be on much at all, but be on the COMODO forums.


Regards,

Justin
Glad you're still willing to help others but, IMHO, advertising for Comodo on the avast! forum isn't exactly the most tasteful thing to do. ???
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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2006, 02:57:29 AM »
1. Unknown Virus Sumitting, is one of the reasons I have switched, with avast! if you submit an unknown virus or false positive it may not be removed for weeks if it even gets removed or added. Where I have been submitting multiple virus samples to Comodo that Comodo did not detect and already Comodo detects and removes them.
Fully agree... detection and virus submition are problems... we're all complaining about that.

2. Forum Helping, I do not feel that this forum is a friendly as it use to be
Hope we can 'solve' this between the users and, if not, Alwil changes the way the things are taking... It's not good to stay where you're unpleased  :-\

3. People, ignore new users here who ask a question
Sorry. Disagree. We tried to avoid this most...

I have decided I will continue to support users here, but will not start new topics, only post in ones already made, and will not be on much at all, but be on the COMODO forums.
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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #10 on: June 06, 2006, 03:05:34 AM »
Justin,

Just a few days ago you gave Mrcomputer some pretty compelling reasons to stay with avast! when he was considering Comodo AV.  I'm not trying to argue - just wondering if there's more to this.

M

ps  Glad your sticking around.
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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2006, 03:42:17 AM »
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Glad you're still willing to help others but, IMHO, advertising for Comodo on the avast! forum isn't exactly the most tasteful thing to do. Huh
Bob, I'm not advertising just the antivirus, but the Firewall and Backup utilities as well, so I'm not really going against avast! but just saying they can help work along with avast! by using the Firewall.

@Mauserme,

No there is no more to this, but over the past couple of days people have come and told me how they feel and I completely agreed with them, then I simply asked myself, if I know they are doing these things, then why should I use their product? I will stay here for a while and continue to help other people here, although I will most likely not use avast! again I must say a lot of the people here are worth staying for  ;)
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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #12 on: June 06, 2006, 04:38:37 AM »
Such scenario happens to me too.  :-\

I keep on recommending avast! Home Edition to many people but most of them  switched to AVG Free, they tell me avast! is obtrusive and slows down their computers (even avast! 4.7 has real-time scanner speed optimization). It seems to me that they like AVG Free over avast! Home just because of AVG Free is faster, lighter and less obtrusive than avast!.

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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #13 on: June 06, 2006, 06:42:12 AM »
 :)  Why anyone would "switch" to an antivirus ( "Comodo")
      that will NOT be ready for "prime time" in at least 2 yrs,
      if ever, is irrational . CEO Melih salesmanship appears to
      have swayed Justin.
      And no mention as to why one of Comodo's Products is
      in SpywareBlaster's database; seems a "stain" on the
      company and make their products "suspect" !?
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Re: Goodbye
« Reply #14 on: June 06, 2006, 06:47:48 AM »
Spiritsongs,

With all due respect, please look at  THIS TOPIC

Me and a few other avast! users have switched completely to Comodo and like it a lot. Here is a nice review of their Firewall view the review HERE

Regards,

Justin
« Last Edit: June 06, 2006, 08:37:19 AM by justin1278 »
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Windows Vista Ultimate SP1
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2 GB RAM

Sony Vaio:
Windows XP Professional SP3 [Tester]
Intel Pentium M 1.86 GHz
1.5 GB RAM