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Offline Jeanie5

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avoid pop ups
« on: December 02, 2020, 03:13:14 PM »
Hi all, I have free Avast anti-virus and want to turn off the annoying pop-ups trying to persuade me to purchase a different product.
Any ideas how to stop these messages please?
Many thanks in advance

Offline rocksteady

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Re: avoid pop ups
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2020, 03:30:41 PM »
@Jeanie5 Sorry to say upselling popups are the price that has to be paid if you use the free version. They can be turned off on paid version. You may be able to reduce them by only selecting components of Avast Free that you really need.

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Re: avoid pop ups
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2020, 04:51:11 PM »
@Jeanie5 Sorry to say upselling popups are the price that has to be paid if you use the free version. They can be turned off on paid version. You may be able to reduce them by only selecting components of Avast Free that you really need.

Well there is Silent Mode, but that in itself can have an impact, no alert window on detections, etc.

I have never felt the need to use silent mode, I guess I have a greater tolerance factor for these minimal (for me) popup promotions.
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Re: avoid pop ups
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2020, 05:56:27 PM »
Check your personal privacy settings.
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