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avast! GrimeFighter 9.0.0.59

Discussion in 'Avast Software' started by BoraMurdar, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. BoraMurdar

    BoraMurdar Super Moderator MalwareTips Staff

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    A powerful yet highly intuitive application for detecting and removing spyware, adware, bloatware, files left behind by trial software and registry clutters
    avast! GrimeFighter comes in handy to all users looking to optimize the overall performance of their computer by cleaning all obsolete or unnecessary files.

    Users can rely on avast! GrimeFighter to clean junk files, remove bloatware services, optimize the startup and unclutter the system registry.

    Requirements:
    • Pentium 3 Processor
    • 512 MB RAM
    • 600 MB of free hard disk space
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    Source: Softpedia.com | Avast.com
     
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    A nice work from avast :)
     
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  3. BoraMurdar

    BoraMurdar Super Moderator MalwareTips Staff

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    It is... but I watched some review on YouTube (that I cannot find at the moment o_O ) and GrimeFighter didn't celebrate a lot, hope that Avast improved it in this version
     
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  4. BoraMurdar

    BoraMurdar Super Moderator MalwareTips Staff

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    Yea, it was called Jumpshot before Avast bought them and renamed to GrimeFighter :D
     
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    Huracan Administrator MalwareTips Staff

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    Any major differences between the original JumpShot and Avast GrimeFighter?
     
  6. BoraMurdar

    BoraMurdar Super Moderator MalwareTips Staff

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    Will see in the test :)
    One of my favorite tests, infect the system very badly and then testing "removal tools" :rolleyes:
     
  7. MalwareDetective

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    Looks really good tool but unfortunately, I have the most updated version - with premier licence and for some reason I cant see GrimeFighter. I did uninstall grimeFighter (avast says grimefighter already installed) and them installed again but nothing helped...
     
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  8. BoraMurdar

    BoraMurdar Super Moderator MalwareTips Staff

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    Did you try to reinstall Avast Premier since you have a license?
     
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    No... I'll try it. thanks
     
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    I re-install but still don't see GrimeFighter:(
     
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    Nice job by avast! :)
     
  14. Steven

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    It looks nice. The trouble is that it does not work. After a restart, my PC is put to sleep and the internet connection is lost, time and time again. After a reboot my internet connection runs as usual after a few minutes. Yes, that is slow, and that was exactly why I bought Grimefighter. Avast support tells me to download the standalone version, but doing so, it runs as the previous one. I am not an expert here and feeling lost. I know I can ask for a refund but I'd rather see it works properly.
     
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    I installed Grimefighter, and it's asking for my internet password- which seems odd because my laptop automatically connects. Any ideas why ?
     
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    I believe it's because GrimeFighter launches prior to Windows and is Linux-based, so an Internet password is required so it can contact their servers for removal or download tools to eliminate whatever threat is on your PC.
     
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    Thanks for your quick reply.
     
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    hi, yes this is odd, and the worst of all is the service by Avast. It used to be service oriented US based, now it appears to be in a slavic former communist area where the word 'service' needs to be introduced in their dictionary, which will be tough since no-one will pay them to do so. No result, no excuses, money back I hope, at least this was confirmed, but my pc problem for which I bought grime fighter in the 1st place is not solved.
    Bad reputation for avast!
     

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