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enviro-pc

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Why would people vote my site as bad?
« on: March 15, 2011, 03:08:17 PM »
Hi!!!  :)
This is my first post as ive never had a problem with Avast before.

Can someone tell me why people would report my website as bad?
Its a joomla site with no fancy coding or anything but according to Avast voters its a bad site.  :o

Could this be malicious voting by a competitor?
The big red marks could seriously affect my business if enough of my potencial customers are using Avast.

Its really quite worrying.
Any help or advice would be greatly appreciated.
My web site address is www.enviro-pc.com

Many thanks.
Justin Pearce

Edit: Ive just noticed this site http://1stdirectory.co.uk/companies/165817_enviro_pc.htm has also been voted down as it links tro my site.
Could this be a mistake or has someone got it in for me?
« Last Edit: March 15, 2011, 03:19:07 PM by enviro-pc »

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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2011, 03:26:40 PM »
It is looking fine here  ;)



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Report   2011-03-15 15:51:08 (GMT 1)
Website   enviro-pc.com
Domain Hash   465cd7f1d4a03606159c0a88e6dc2977
IP Address   212.113.133.235 [SCAN]
IP Hostname   stingray.xssl.net
IP Country    GB (United Kingdom)
AS Number   29017
AS Name   GYRON ====
Detections   0 / 18 (0 %)
Status   CLEAN
      
Scanning site with:   AMaDa     CLEAN
Scanning site with:   BrowserDefender     UNRATED
Scanning site with:   DNS-BH     CLEAN
Scanning site with:   Google Diagnostic     CLEAN
Scanning site with:   hpHosts     UNRATED
Scanning site with:   joewein.de LLC     CLEAN
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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #2 on: March 15, 2011, 03:32:28 PM »
I think he is talking about the webrep ranking as Red.
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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #3 on: March 15, 2011, 03:36:32 PM »
I think he is talking about the webrep ranking as Red.
Yes i know, i was just doing a check to see if there was any reason for it to be rated bad...

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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #4 on: March 15, 2011, 03:43:39 PM »
I think he is talking about the webrep ranking as Red.

Hi,
yes its the 3 bars for the votting that are red.

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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #5 on: March 15, 2011, 03:52:05 PM »
Use the new - Contact avast http://www.avast.com/contact-form.php?loadStyles for:  * Sales inquiries; Technical issues; Website issues; Report false virus alert in file; Report false virus alert on website; Press (Media), issues.

Use the Report false virus alert on website, whilst this isn't a virus alert, report it as an error in the WebRep ranking and can they investigate/review it. A link to this topic might also help.
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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2011, 03:53:31 PM »
Could have been based on the so-called Google PR-rating, see: http://www.bname.ru/analysis/enviro-pc.com
Do as DavidR suggests,

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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2011, 04:12:34 PM »
Use the new - Contact avast http://www.avast.com/contact-form.php?loadStyles for:  * Sales inquiries; Technical issues; Website issues; Report false virus alert in file; Report false virus alert on website; Press (Media), issues.

Use the Report false virus alert on website, whilst this isn't a virus alert, report it as an error in the WebRep ranking and can they investigate/review it. A link to this topic might also help.

Many thanks, ill do that now.
Why would i be votted as a bad site for my Google PR?
i didnt think 4 was a bad rating for a small family comapny :)

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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2011, 04:17:39 PM »
You're welcome.
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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2011, 09:57:32 PM »
Out of interest how many votes does it take before 1 red bar happens?

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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2011, 11:52:14 PM »
That is outside the knowledge of an avast user like myself, that would be down to the developers and any weighting applied, etc.
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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #11 on: March 16, 2011, 09:39:36 PM »
I would assume its a very low number as nothing is wrong with my site so this would sugest malicious use of the software by a competitor.
My site is 100% clean and the content would even be child friendly (if a child where interested).

Ive had no responce from Avast at all so ill resend the report.
Starting to loose faith in this product which is a shame because apart it being open to abuse it seems pretty good and alot less resouce hungry than other products.

That is outside the knowledge of an avast user like myself, that would be down to the developers and any weighting applied, etc.

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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #12 on: March 16, 2011, 10:54:24 PM »
When all is OK, the webreputation validation will be accordingly, it will all be corrected,
Avast is a good reliable product,

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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2011, 12:21:05 AM »
Looks fine here.

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Re: Why would people vote my site as bad?
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2011, 12:43:01 PM »
Your website is good and informative but don’t have attraction. There is not good color and buttons. Mean to say color contrast is not good.