Bye Avira for ever

Discussion in 'other anti-virus software' started by bollity, Jun 28, 2011.

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  1. bollity

    bollity Registered Member

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    The first antivirus that force you to install a junk toolbar. The ask installer is sitting in the avira folder and you can't even delete it.Well done avira !.
    I uninstalled avira and installed Avast.
     

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    Dark_Hanzo Registered Member

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    Is this the free version or the premium?
     
  3. Kerodo

    Kerodo Registered Member

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    Free version. The Premium wouldn't dare do this stuff to you.....
     
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    Maybe because you forgot to disable the option to protect Avira's files and folders..? o_O Smh. :cautious:
     
  5. Night_Raven

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    Give them some time... :)
     
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    avast! is better in every way, so it's a win-win.
     
  7. bollity

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    I received this through regular update. I don't know about the full installer yet.
     
  8. Cloud

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    After updating to SP2, you might notice that the extra self-protection options are enabled, which means deleting Avira's files aren't possible. If you did not already know, the webguard works even if you disable the toolbar.

    https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showpost.php?p=1895754&postcount=75
    Like I had mentioned in that thread, the toolbar isn't half bad.
     
  9. CloneRanger

    CloneRanger Registered Member

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    Not news, but still :thumbd:

    In about 30 days my v.9 free ends so i will have to install v.10. I'm looking forward to finding ways to defeat the Toolbar install ;) If it can't be done without breaking something/s, i'll just choose not to use it :p
     
  10. bollity

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    This toolbar is spying on us and send statistics about sites we visit.
     
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