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Offline tandrew424

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Avast free runs startup check
« on: March 14, 2020, 11:24:02 AM »
Can anyone tell me how to stop Avast free running a scan on startup?

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Re: Avast free runs startup check
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2020, 03:52:32 PM »
Please post a screenshot, I'm not aware of any scan on startup.
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Re: Avast free runs startup check
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2020, 04:27:50 PM »
Please post a screenshot, I'm not aware of any scan on startup.

Neither am I, other than avast's resident on-access scanning of active files/applications at startup.
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Re: Avast free runs startup check
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2020, 06:01:55 PM »
Could this be what the OP is looking for? (see attachment)
Note the clear Warning associated with choosing this setting.

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Re: Avast free runs startup check
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2020, 06:21:20 PM »
Could this be what the OP is looking for? (see attachment)
Note the clear Warning associated with choosing this setting.
That has nothing to do with a scan.
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Re: Avast free runs startup check
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2020, 03:18:31 PM »
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Neither am I, other than avast's resident on-access scanning of active files/applications at startup.
@Bob. I was referring to what David had said. I am guessing the OP has problem with Avast slowing his startup.
Without a screenshot (prompted by Asyn) from the OP we will be none the wiser about his issue.