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Offline adw.tokoroa

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Non-dismissable popup messages from Avast
« on: April 20, 2019, 01:20:55 AM »
I keep getting popup messages from Avast offering a discount to upgrade to Premium. There is no option to dismiss the popup and all I can do is reboot, which is inconvenient when I am in the middle of doing something.

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Re: Non-dismissable popup messages from Avast
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2019, 02:44:25 AM »
--> Which version of Avast Free..?
--> OS..? (32/64 Bit..? - which SP/Build..?)
-->Any other anti-viruses installed or have been installed?
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Re: Non-dismissable popup messages from Avast
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2019, 11:51:49 AM »
Previously I think there was the X in the top right, failing that I feel there should be a No Thanks option.

This certainly needs to be fixed by Avast.

In the meantime, you could try the old school Alt+F4 key together to close the active window.  Ensure that this window is the active window before using this key combination.
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Re: Non-dismissable popup messages from Avast
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2019, 07:47:53 PM »
You could also do the following:

Another pitfall that's not likely to make friends and increase customers.  :( [size=78%] [/size]
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Re: Non-dismissable popup messages from Avast
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2019, 06:35:59 PM »
You could also do the following:

Another pitfall that's not likely to make friends and increase customers.  :(

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