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Nosnibor

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avast false advertising
« on: February 21, 2010, 01:11:23 AM »
FYI

I thought this should be brought to the attention of the avast administrators  This web site http://www.techimo.com/forum/technical-support/165307-dcom-exploit.html  shows a link for AVAST that does not  link the user to anything "avast" but actually links the user to a different site that i now notice channges every time you open the site

Things that make you go  "hmmmm"  ???
« Last Edit: February 21, 2010, 04:33:25 PM by Nosnibor »

Offline Lisandro

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Re: avast false advertising
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2010, 01:18:45 AM »
If they go behind any fake link to avast they will go crazy...
People need to learn to get things from trusted sources.
Anyway, thanks for the info (better hxxp than http live link though).
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Re: avast false advertising
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2010, 01:25:20 AM »
If they go behind any fake link to avast they will go crazy...
Anyway, thanks for the info (better hxxp than http live link though).

huh ??? i'm sorry but im not understanding your relply

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Re: avast false advertising
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2010, 01:27:30 AM »
Change HTTP to HXXP in your links so new people can't click on them by accident.
« Last Edit: February 21, 2010, 01:34:29 AM by Marc57 »
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Nosnibor

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Re: avast false advertising
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2010, 01:32:43 AM »
Change HTTP to HXXP in your links so new people can't click on then by accident.

o i c i c k done

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Re: avast false advertising
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2010, 10:19:39 AM »
I can't find it. But in case, wrong links can't be helped somehow since its a user forum afterall.
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Nosnibor

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Re: avast false advertising
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2010, 04:34:42 PM »
I can't find it. But in case, wrong links can't be helped somehow since its a user forum afterall.

Cant find what ??? If you look at my first post i.ve fixed the link.

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Re: avast false advertising
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2010, 04:54:00 PM »
I can't find it. But in case, wrong links can't be helped somehow since its a user forum afterall.

Cant find what ??? If you look at my first post i.ve fixed the link.
The problem is not that the link was not clickable,  i think he meant that he cant fiend the avast link on the website

Nosnibor

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Re: avast false advertising
« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2010, 05:25:50 PM »
o its there trust me  8)  and now i notice that everytime you open the page the fake avast  link takes you to a different site every its open. ive counted 4 different ones now

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Re: avast false advertising
« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2010, 06:02:56 PM »
Turn off your ad-blockers and Script blockers and you will see (  I did this under virtualization protection.).  It's an odd forum full of advertisements.  There seems to be random links in comments and one of them happens to be the word "Avast!."  Personally, I don't like to browse such a forum.

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Re: avast false advertising
« Reply #10 on: February 21, 2010, 11:44:43 PM »
Personally, I don't like to browse such a forum.

I agree and it's now added to my CRAP  list

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Re: avast false advertising
« Reply #11 on: February 22, 2010, 02:31:14 AM »
Now I know why I can't find it. :) Sorry for the bother.
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