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Re: WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?
« Reply #15 on: May 24, 2012, 10:25:30 PM »
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Im personally wondering, at this point, who is getting paid off to keep it in Avast.



I'm personally wondering who is paying you to keep making these unfounded and unsubstantiated accusations ???

If you aren't happy, bye bye :o
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Re: WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?
« Reply #16 on: May 24, 2012, 10:33:35 PM »
Hey... thanks for the great, topic following comment Bob.  Appreciate any help you give.

To answer you, I pay for Avast so when things just aint right I got somethin to say.  If your statement is the official word of Avast then you can bet... Imma hit bricks and turn off everything that there is.  Im poor as it gets (disabled Marine).  If you wanna pay me to keep my mouth shut about some of these things I might think about it, but then the Marine in me would get all Semper Fi and Intgritous so that just wont work.

But again... thanks for the happy comment  8)
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Re: WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?
« Reply #17 on: May 24, 2012, 10:44:41 PM »
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If you wanna pay me to keep my mouth shut

I work to hard for my money to throw it away on foolish things.  ;D
I can however suggest that a banana peel be sent your way.
Be careful not to step on it or you might fall.....
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Re: WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?
« Reply #18 on: May 24, 2012, 11:03:55 PM »
Hi bob3160,

If the OP changes to silent gaming mode he won't get any of these messages he mentions and still experience the full security of the program.
He can just change that with his settings,

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Re: WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?
« Reply #19 on: May 25, 2012, 12:44:08 AM »
Hi UserA789,

BTW... HTML5 (WAY FASTER THAN FLASH) and WebM are SO MUCH BETTER than flash.
Im personally wondering, at this point, who is getting paid off to keep it in Avast.

So I guess its because I beleive in a little more security than 'User Friendly' settings.  Good call... one week away  :-X

Replacing Flash is not so easy.    There are coding advantages with Flash over HTML5.  Flash is easier to program with and results in crisper looking output.  Flash also has most of the market.   In addition the HTML5 standards are not complete as of yet.   In fact Microsoft just announced that IE10 for W8 will ship with Flash.


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Re: WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?
« Reply #20 on: May 25, 2012, 01:20:29 PM »
...and yet today, here we go again  ???

Lemme guess, this relies on flash since the only change to my system would be my flash permissions, I thought someone over there would have woken up with the Apple's Flashback virus...  :-X

BTW:  Heres the URL Im directed to:

http://www.avast.com/en-us/lp-pr-virus-update?p_ext=&utm_source=prg_ise_70_0&utm_medium=prg_lnk&utm_campaign=paid2paid&utm_content=prg_ise_en-usvirus-update&p_var=.%2Ffa%2Fen-us%2Fvirus-update&p_pro=2&p_vep=7&p_ves=0&p_lqa=0&p_lsu=24&p_lst=0&p_lex=254&p_lng=en&p_lid=en-us&p_elm=43&p_vbd=1426
I really dont understand how what was once THEE Antivirus soultion to trust has become so Synametatic  :'(

The Flashbarck trojan on the Mac exploited Java ..... :P
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Re: WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?
« Reply #21 on: May 26, 2012, 12:27:47 AM »
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If you wanna pay me to keep my mouth shut

I work to hard for my money to throw it away on foolish things.  ;D
I can however suggest that a banana peel be sent your way.
Be careful not to step on it or you might fall.....

Bob, coming to my sate would not be a bad idea for you at all.  We honestly have the nations fastest internet... and not some 'paid for stat thru PCMag.'  Adobe, the NSA, the Secret Service, and many others are choosing to settle offices here just for that reason.  We have a fiber optic co-op which povides said speed.  Consumers get 100 Mbps DL and 100 Mbps UL for $50/month (this doesnt go up after 3-6 months either) :o with no math theory called Power/Turbo Boost :-X .  Im talkn REAL FIBER taken straight to the home 8) !!! Cant tell you how nice it is to upload 3.6 GB in under 7 minutes when doing an initial backup.

Even if you have no interest in helping me understand my misgivings, Utah has a great need for what you do.  We have a lot of seniors, Id be willing to bet per ratio the most of any other state, on the active internet that would love to understand why Avast is (usually) the best choice one could make for their security (and no one payed me to say that either).

Personally, it would be a great thing for the US side of Avast.  Or at least for an update server.  My state has long been a leader in e-inovation and we continue to be just that.

http://www.adobe.com/careers/locations.html#orem
http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2012/03/ff_nsadatacenter/all/1
http://java.jobs.net/jobs/utah.aspx
http://www.utopianet.org/
http://www.freeutopia.org/

*Adobe and Java have been here for a long time.  Java was essentially born in Utah, but NetZero is coming to Utah along with some other high profiles... all due to our REAL fiber optic internet.

The Flashbarck trojan on the Mac exploited Java ..... :P
Thank you but even though this latest dealt with Java, google flash exploits and prepare to have your eyes wide open...

Back to the topic:

The problem is that my flash settings were initially set to "Block All Sites From Storing Information On This Computer" to "Allow sites to save information on this computer".  How this occured is still a mystery ??? but my guess is thru exploitation of some part of flash.  Not realising how aware some folks are of their settings and network activity; I think it was not counted on for me to notice.

Now that I have set it back to what it should have been (and stayed); ""Block All Sites From Storing Information On This Computer", I can see that was exactly what was wrong with the picture.  Im sure there is a good reason for data to be being shared thru flash :-\  for a web page statistics.  As far as Im concerned the main topic of this thread has been resolved and no further comment is necessary.  If you have anything else to add, please PM me.

Thank you. ;D

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Re: WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?
« Reply #22 on: May 26, 2012, 01:28:00 AM »
Sorry to hear that.

I did not realize he was a troll.

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Re: WHATS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?
« Reply #23 on: May 28, 2012, 07:06:52 PM »
Hi bob3160,

If the OP changes to silent gaming mode he won't get any of these messages he mentions and still experience the full security of the program.
He can just change that with his settings,

polonus
I kinda like having the ability to be warned of things so why would I choose this?  Also, I like knowing its updated and occaisonally I like to go and read the blog on the site.

Sorry to hear that.

I did not realize he was a troll.

We shared an IM recently.
Curious... I dont see anything about trolls in this thread, did someone tell you this thru PM?  What grief are some folks trying to instih\gate thru PM's.

To tell you the truth, even though I have no plans of repoting it today, this comment seems more inflamatory than anything to do with the thread.  Ill leave it at you thought you were replying to someones PM.  Maybe PM me to fill me in on this so this thread can stay topic specific, even though its now solved.  8)