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Offline Zoart666

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avast smart scan browser
« on: July 02, 2022, 07:53:00 AM »
Whenever I do a smart scan, it runs fine but at the end it tries to force me to install a component with the message "enjoy safer browsing that's up to 4x faster with avast secure browsing".

I wouldn't mind this but there's no way to decline , I have to close avast and open it again to make that message disappear.

Why is it trying to force me to install components I don't want?

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Re: avast smart scan browser
« Reply #1 on: July 02, 2022, 11:41:32 AM »
There is a way round this - don't run the (not so) Smart Scan.  Or just use the big X to close the window.

I rarely run any on-demand scan including the so called Smart Scan (outside of in response to a forum question), with an on-access antivirus, the need for on-demand scans (including the smart scan) is greatly depreciated.  It is more a vehicle to promote the other avast products, if you don't need to want them don't run the smart scan or simply ignore the promotions.
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