Avast said it scanned a certain amount of web pages on start up.

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by cheater87, Dec 16, 2011.

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  1. cheater87

    cheater87 Registered Member

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    My friend said that Avast told her it scanned a certain about of pages after avast updated on start up. And offered to scan the pc. Has this happened to anyone else? I never heard of this before. The alert was orange.
     
  2. Never happened to me nor heard of. That doesn't sound like Avast, are you sure that's a real Avast?
     
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  3. J_L

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    What's the URL? PM if you have to. Is it the browser home page?
     
  4. i_g

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    Not sure about that offer to scan, but yes, it could be the monthly report (configurable in program settings).
     
  5. tgell

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    That is kind of strange as I have monthly reports checked in the PopUps section of Settings but I have never seen a report pop up.
     
  6. cheater87

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    I'll see if when it pops up again if she can take a screen shot. I'll also see if I can get more info.
     
  7. Technical

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    It depends on when the free version was registered or the paid license applied.
    It also depends on balancing the 180+ million users of avast getting that report.
    At least, this is what I've read in avast forums.
     
  8. sooflymami

    sooflymami Registered Member

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    It told me that numbers of webpages had been scanned in last 30 days. Want to know how many infections? Find out now. Am I safe?
     
  9. dw426

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    I saw this today myself, and I know I have a legit install. I have no idea what it's all about, but I'm starting to get used to Avast adding things here and there and changing things around.
     
  10. Technical

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    Yes, you are.
     
  11. sooflymami

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    Oh ok. Thank you.
     
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