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Offline MilosM3

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Avast on Mac
« on: February 25, 2007, 08:34:25 PM »
I have been using Avast since 2005 on all my home PCs and Laptop
and I absolutely LOVE it. Nice, save, fast and compact.
Not like the resource hogs from Norton or McAfee.
 
I am ready to buy Macintosh MacBook Pro next week and would like to
use Avast on my new Mac laptop.
 
Is there Avast Home edition for Mac? I could not find anything
on Avast web page.
If so, can you please direct me to URL were I can download it?
 
Thank you very much in advance.

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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2007, 10:19:39 PM »
A version of avast for Mac is coming soon.
We're in the process of finishing the last details.

Thanks
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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2007, 10:38:40 PM »
hey vik my friend :)
do you know what the timeframe is on the avast! for the mac-use a mac for work only at home and would love to have the best!on it also :D
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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2007, 10:40:26 PM »
Avast for mac is still in beta. Vlk can tell you more
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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2007, 10:42:04 PM »
of course kyle -i know you are also going to use it on that piece of apple of yours also ::)
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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2007, 10:59:21 PM »
A lot of people have been watting for this Avast for Macs  ;D

@drhayden1
I was looking at your machine description(signature) that looks like quite a good machine  ::)
Specially the Vista Ultimate, I though that only Bill Gates could buy it because its so expensive  ;D

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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2007, 12:22:02 AM »
you don't have to shot the dog...i got vista and the ultimate came on the machine when i got it :o ::)
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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2007, 01:01:19 AM »
 ;D

OK

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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2007, 08:02:59 PM »
The reason why I asked about URL for download was - that this thread came up almost 1 year ago and the answer was the same :-\

"A version of avast for Mac is coming soon."....

That's why I thought it would be out for now.

Vlku, can you tell us at least approximate ETA so we know what 'soon' means this time ?  ;)

If it is days/weeks - for many it will be worth waiting it if is months or quarters - perhaps we should look for other solution - at least for the time being.

Thanks in advance.




A version of avast for Mac is coming soon.
We're in the process of finishing the last details.

Thanks
Vlk

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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2007, 08:43:13 PM »
The release date is anticipated for March 2007.

Hope this helps,
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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2007, 10:16:09 PM »


March of 2007? I dig that  8)


The release date is anticipated for March 2007.

Hope this helps,
Vlk

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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2007, 09:21:12 AM »
And I will be looking forward to using Avast! on Mac just for the relief of my old windozes paranoia.  ;D
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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #12 on: March 01, 2007, 09:50:29 AM »
meinrosebud-i don't care for vista much either-i have the vista ultimate piece of crap on my quad processor desktop and i am having some issues with it and i have a mac for work only and i am seriously thinking of throwing the quad out the window(NOT REALLY)because of the vista crap and getting a mac for personal use ::)


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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2007, 08:01:33 AM »
I understand how you feel, I beta tested most of the public beta versions of Vista and once the RC1 was released it sealed its own fate. I bought my Mac Mini 1.83 Core Duo to use as my home computer and I only run Windows XP when I am writing databases for work in Access. Wow, I can't believe that they are continuing to fool the masses with their sub-standard software, they have spent millions of dollars of that dog and it is still crap. >:(
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Re: Avast on Mac
« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2007, 09:55:07 AM »
the gif below is where i really feel like sending vista ;D
click on gif to see it in action :D
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