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Issues with free Avast after Free Trial
« on: July 29, 2018, 02:20:19 PM »
I have been using Avast since the 1990s  because you have been the most honest and best Anti-virus on the market and offered the best free Anti-virus that did not deliberately do sneaky things to force customers to buy your stuff (i.e.) add virus' that can only be removed if you buy your paid version. I have NEVER had any issues with you until now, since you paired up with Norton, and I was afraid of this happening. I had downloaded a free trial of your new premium antivirus a while back and cancelled it and returned to the free version. Now, I keep getting "Threat Detected" Alerts for things that are not a threat, like using my phone to log into my stuff on my laptop. And when I go to change the settings in my anti-virus, it tells me I have the wrong password. I go to change the password, it brings me to your webpage in my browser and I change my password. I go back to my antivirus and it still says wrong password. It has the wrong license in it too. I go put the license I have on the browser version of my Avast account, and it refuses to change it. I cannot do anything without Avast giving me false flag threat detections. What is going on? Have you turned into a cheesebag Antivirus program that adds virus crap to force the purchase? That would be a shame, because I have probably gotten you thousands of customers over the years, and it would be such a disappointment. I told everyone you were the best ever and never forced that on people like Norton and McAfee did.

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Re: Issues with free Avast after Free Trial
« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2018, 06:59:00 PM »
Avast certainly hasn't paired up with Avast,
The free version uses the same virus definitions as the paid versions.
True you will occasionally see popups trying to get you to purchase a paid version but,
you aren't forced to do so. I certainly never have.
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