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nweissma

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Apple QuickTime and iTunes -- inactivate Avast
« on: September 16, 2008, 03:25:45 AM »
Apple updated QuickTime and iTunes on my Wintel Vista-32.

Avast alerted me that the Apple update installation process wanted to inactivate Avast.  i said "No"; should i have said "Yes"? For what reason might an Apple install need to inactivate an AV?

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Re: Apple QuickTime and iTunes -- inactivate Avast
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2008, 03:43:11 AM »
No, no reason for deactivating the antivirus... only poor installers ask to do so...
Sorry Mac, I'm still having problems with QuickTime installation... it's not good...
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Re: Apple QuickTime and iTunes -- inactivate Avast
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2008, 10:13:14 AM »
Disabling antiviruses during installations is retarded thing and somehow defeats their purpose. So never do that.
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Re: Apple QuickTime and iTunes -- inactivate Avast
« Reply #3 on: September 16, 2008, 12:26:19 PM »
« Last Edit: September 16, 2008, 12:28:32 PM by YoKenny »