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Offline msdobe

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I need an exception for Avast to scan
« on: February 23, 2008, 07:13:30 PM »
I want to download the Alexa toolbar, but Avast keeps preventing me from doing so. How do I make an exception so it won't scan this program?

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Re: I need an exception for Avast to scan
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2008, 12:32:47 AM »
It doesn't allow it because it is classed as adware and avast isn't alone in that view. Personally there must be other toolbars that do what you wish without being classed adware.

To first download it you may need to pause the web shield provider if that is what is alerting (abort connection).

You can (If you are hell bent on installing it) add it to the exclusions lists:
Standard Shield, Customize, Advanced, Add and
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Re: I need an exception for Avast to scan
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2008, 09:50:52 AM »
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Welcome to the forums, msdobe.    :)

I fail to understand why anyone would want to download the Alexa toolbar or almost any other program associated with Alexa. Can you please tell us why you would want to do this?

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Re: I need an exception for Avast to scan
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2008, 02:26:28 PM »
I fail to understand why anyone would want to download the Alexa toolbar or almost any other program associated with Alexa. Can you please tell us why you would want to do this?
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