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Offline tegstewart

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Check for Webcam before Webcam Shield Notification
« on: September 05, 2021, 06:41:05 PM »
I keep getting Webcam Shield notifications, even though there isn't a webcam connected to my computer.  This is one of those "I can't believe I have to say this" statements, but maybe check for a webcam before firing off that notification.

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Re: Check for Webcam before Webcam Shield Notification
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2021, 07:20:31 PM »
You don' say what Avast Program you are using ?
Some might think that intrusive ;)

Especially those people that do have webcams, might not like a physical check, just have a little inward chuckle when you see it and I do and I have a webcam on my laptop, with a post-it arrow over it.

I use Avast Free as my signature states, ads/promotions of other paid avast programs is the cost of free, we aren't forced to buy.
I also get a chuckle out of the other occasional notifications (in the UI) your IP address is visible;) 
Yes it is but do I care, not really.
Your browsing isn't hidden, I know it isn't ;)
I know it is but do I care, not really.

If I really cared about any of these notifications, I would already taken action
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