Windows 10: Avast to buy antivirus rival AVG for $1.3 billion

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  1. Computer Chicken's Avatar
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    Windows 10 1709 Pro x64 (Fall Creators Update)
       07 Jul 2016 #10

    I hope that doesn't happen! I don't want to use Avast. Me no likey! :)
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  2. dencal's Avatar
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    W10 Pro + W10 Preview
       08 Jul 2016 #11

    Quotes from Slartybart post #6
    This confusion is because the companies are so very similar. Both company names start with the letters “AV”.
    maybe that's why the two giants are merging, er Avast is acquiring AVG.

    Avira starts with the letters "AV"....hopefully not merging with the above.
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  3.    08 Jul 2016 #12

    Seems like desperate measures to parry W10 and Defender !!
    I stopped using third party resident AV half way thru W10 development and I'm none the worse for it. Less problems and slowdowns. I do regular scans with WD, Mbam, Adwcleaner, Eset online and few others and rarely get anything half nasty. Been clean as a whistle loooong time now.
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