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Offline W5GA

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External drive connected pop up
« on: October 19, 2023, 10:24:46 PM »
The button within this popup that says "Don't offer to scan external devices" does not do anything.  The popup appears every single time a thumbdrive is plugged in.

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Re: External drive connected pop up
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2023, 11:56:13 PM »
I don't use Avast One but Avast Antivirus Free and the UI differs:
I'm looking at the User Interface - Menu > General > Notifications > Ask to scan external storage (which is unchecked in my settings). 
Now I often connect external drives to backup my system and data, I also on occasion connect USB sticks and I don't get this issue.

I would assume that you have a similar setting in Avast One, if you can find it and ensure that option (Ask to scan external storage or equivalent) is unchecked.  I appears that this isn't being reset and why you are getting it each time.
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