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  1.    2 Weeks Ago #391
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Watford
    Posts : 14,409
    Windows 10 Home 64bit

    Quote Originally Posted by Barman58 View Post
    Just my opinion, but I think that an Antivirus should not be a free add on option to any installer, the fact that this could be set auto selected is a disgrace, but even the option to check an option to install an antivirus is not sensible as an un-informed or accidental choice can have disastrous consequences. Who can tell what will happen if the user has another AV installed and that set-up turns out to be incompatible with avast and that leads to a loss of valuable data - Is Avast prepared to meet the users costs for recovery.

    An AV system is such an important and deeply integrated piece of software that it has to be a conscious choice of the User - Windows ships with reasonable options for system protection, so there is no justification for force feeding the user for this , by all means use Ccleaner as an optional add on with an Avast install, or even integrate the functionality into the avast package

    Ccleaner is an optional item that most users will install after the system security is selected and set so should not provide any chance for accidental damage due to unplanned installation
    It's probably because Windows now has a pretty good built in AV that they need to push their own.
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  2.    2 Weeks Ago #392
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Maine
    Posts : 39,837
    Windows10Pro 64Bit

    One more note on CCleaner, if you actually Bought CCleaner, there is NEVER any other program added (Antivirus) It will update itself if allowed too.
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