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Offline cygmon0

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connecting to avast even when uninstalled?
« on: January 26, 2020, 06:48:35 PM »
Hi there..



I'm curious about avast premier that i uninstalled yesterday..

i replaced it with kaspersky..

and somwhow this domain is connecting to the internet every time

"analytics.ff.avast.com"

I had to block it manually with firewall..


any reason why this thing is still connecting ?

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Re: connecting to avast even when uninstalled?
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2020, 07:47:22 PM »
Hi there..



I'm curious about avast premier that i uninstalled yesterday..

i replaced it with kaspersky..

and somwhow this domain is connecting to the internet every time

"analytics.ff.avast.com"

I had to block it manually with firewall..


any reason why this thing is still connecting ?
How did you remove Avast?
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Re: connecting to avast even when uninstalled?
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2020, 08:01:09 PM »
Throgh the control panel. after uninstalling it prompt to restart. i restarted it like 4 times since yesterday..

still. that domain keeps connecting today

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Re: connecting to avast even when uninstalled?
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2020, 08:07:29 PM »
@  cygmon0
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somehow this domain is connecting to the internet every time "analytics.ff.avast.com"

Are you using Firefox ?
If so have you removed the Avast Online Security add-on ?
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Re: connecting to avast even when uninstalled?
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2020, 08:08:40 PM »
Throgh the control panel. after uninstalling it prompt to restart. i restarted it like 4 times since yesterday..

still. that domain keeps connecting today
Use the Avast removal tool.
Download Avast Uninstall Utility (http://www.avast.com/en-gb/uninstall-utility) to your Desktop.4
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