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Offline ramiroflores2410

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Delete the download file after installation
« on: April 16, 2024, 10:45:00 AM »
Hi everybody,

I just bought avast and installed some apps my entire download was deleted. I don't know if it's because of avast or because I installed it incorrectly in some step? Has anyone had this condition?

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Re: Delete the download file after installation
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2024, 09:11:07 PM »
Using Windows?

A setting for windows cleanup here:  (see below)  if setting is not default, Storage Sense will automatically clear your download folder.
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Re: Delete the download file after installation
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2024, 09:38:24 PM »
Avast doesn't delete autonomously as such, it alerts to issues, e.g. malware found/suspect file. 

Even if there was an Avast Alert, that installation file/program should still be there until you decide on a course of action, send to quarantine, delete, etc.
In which case it wouldn't let you install anything (which presumably it has allowed).
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