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Mayflower

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avast! free, sadly not on the list
« on: July 18, 2011, 10:33:09 AM »
It's sad to see that avast! free is no longer on the top 20 list. http://download.cnet.com/windows/?tag=hdr;brandnav

Why? :(

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Re: avast! free, sadly not on the list
« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2011, 01:33:47 PM »
I would say users may be downloading from other mirrors, or even avast's own servers? Cnet is not the only place it can be downloaded.  ;)
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Re: avast! free, sadly not on the list
« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2011, 06:21:50 PM »
Yes,
I think avast! free version is now being downloaded from avast's servers mainly

Just see what link it is being downloaded from:
http://download637.avast.com/iavs5x/setup_av_free.exe

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Re: avast! free, sadly not on the list
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2011, 06:29:04 PM »
I honestly don't see a problem in not being in the top 20 downloads, when you consider this is out of 'all' the downloads made out of literally thousands of different applications, 21st isn't so bad.
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Re: avast! free, sadly not on the list
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2011, 06:39:44 PM »
It's sad to see that avast! free is no longer on the top 20 list. http://download.cnet.com/windows/?tag=hdr;brandnav

Why? :(

I don't see a problem with that. Most people probably download from avast!'s main servers.

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Re: avast! free, sadly not on the list
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2011, 07:13:11 PM »
Also, thats a weekly statistic.  No bearing on long-term numbers.

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Re: avast! free, sadly not on the list
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2011, 10:44:40 PM »
You were sent (redirected) to download.com from avast! sites when you wanted to download avast! Free.
Now, you're not sent. The download begins from avast! servers.
That's the reason, I think.

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Re: avast! free, sadly not on the list
« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2011, 11:31:33 PM »
I believe that Cnet is one of the major players then it comes to download service. But I can be wrong.

Better go to the sours direct then you download a antivirus program. :)