1.    25 Jun 2017 #1
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    Avast Virus Protection


    I'm getting pop-ups for Avast virus protection does anyone use this anymore?
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  2.    25 Jun 2017 #2
    Join Date : Apr 2015
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    W10Prox64

    If you have the free version, and you're getting "toaster" notifications, yes, that will happen. They, of course, will always try to sell you their paid version. You can change the length of time they display to 1 second, (in the settings), so they go away quickly.
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  3.    26 Jun 2017 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2013
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    Dual boot Windows 10 FCU Pro x 64 & Insider 10 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by freedom77 View Post
    I'm getting pop-ups for Avast virus protection does anyone use this anymore?
    No and haven't used any 3rd party AV since the dawn of Defender. I use it with no problems. It works at kernel level where others can't. Uses less resources too. It's simply designed for Windows.
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  4.    26 Jun 2017 #4

    I stopped using Avast as recent versions have become intrusive and bloaty. It adds a layer between you and your network which I do not want.
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  5.    26 Jun 2017 #5
    Join Date : Jun 2017
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    Thread Starter

    Thank you so much for your input.
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