Avast Internet Security 2015

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by whitedragon551, Jun 12, 2015.

  1. whitedragon551

    whitedragon551 Registered Member

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  2. Inbetween

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    DO NOT DOWNLOAD, you get a text file containing the following:

    "Avast Internet Security 2015 (100% Discount)
    No license is required.
    During installation, select 30 days trial and finish. You will get an extension to 180 days (6 month)
    Note: Free updates for 6 month are included, but NO tech support
    WindowsDeal.com"

    And the 2nd download link they provide to the Avast installer, doesn't match checksums with the current official installer:
    https://i.imgur.com/laLdtbv.png

    Just download it from the official Avast website - http://files.avast.com/iavs9x/avast_internet_security_setup_online.exe
     
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  3. phalanaxus

    phalanaxus Registered Member

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    Just a guess but the automatic extension to 6 months may be the reason why checksums are different. Avast normally offers a 30 day trial AFAIK.
     
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  4. Inbetween

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    Perhaps... they did used to offer an extension after the 30 day trial if you decided to switch to the free version rather than upgrade, I don't remember how long it was. However, I highly doubt Avast would distribute a modified version for offer sites, or allow these sites to distribute their own modified version. They'd keep it simple with a license IMO.
     
  5. phalanaxus

    phalanaxus Registered Member

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    If you switch to free version the license is for 1 year. I have seen several vendors offering different installers for promos, sometimes hosted from their own sites and sometimes from intermediary platforms. I'm not exactly sure in this case though.
     
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