1. Nagisa

    Discuss Your current opinion about Avast?

    It's nagware, it's spying on users, it leaves things even after used uninstall tool, etc. These are what I generally heard about this product. But despite that, it's an excellent antivirus product. It has strong behaviour monitor(thanks to AVG) and very good signature detection. I'm currently...
  2. Captain Awesome

    Update Avast NEW Version: 19.4.2374 (April 2019)(Stable)

    Source:NEW Version: 19.4.2374 (April 2019) Good news everyone! New stable version 19.4.2374 has just been released. What's NEW: - We're migrating all our SafeZone users to the new Avast Secure Browser - File Shield is now running sanboxed for higher security (aswEngSrv.exe process) What we...
  3. RaduGL

    Q&A Is Avast becoming scareware?

    I was just notified by Avast that I have a "privacy issue", since my IP address is visible. Guess I should buy their VPN or something... Can such ads be considered borderline scareware? What are your thoughts on this matter?
  4. Nagisa

    Help Me Decide Comodo's Auto-containment vs any other free security software

    I'd like to just give the avast (free) as an example here. Avast has a behaviour blocker and also its antivirus module is relatively stronger to comodo's. But, there will be times where both of them can't succeed to find the malware. At this time, theoryically, a sandbox can isolate the virus...
  5. Nagisa

    Q&A Aggresive mode is not available?

    So, I installed the avast free today. There is no option like aggressive mode under the settings. Also the GUI seems much more restriced than it was before. Any tweaks you can recommend to me?
  6. technology

    Video Avast Premium 2019 with Hardened Mode Bypassed

    New test from RoxasDev showing Avast Premium 2019 with Hardened Mode Bypassed
  7. D

    Malwarebytes showed 0. Avast Pro picked up some. What to do next?

    Hi, I am on Windows 10 and bit defender is not "that" good as people always say lol. Also I have malwarebytes premium and avast pro premium and upon running full system scan from both, malwarebytes showed 0 detection but avast pro picked up infected pdfs and a couple of adwares and some others...
  8. S

    Discuss Avast PC Trends & Predictions Report 2019 (PDF)

    2019 PC Trends (Software and Hardware) Report by Avast View PDF: https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/486579/Avast_PC_Trends_Report_2019.pdf ----- 2019 Predictions by Avast Read more: 2019 Predictions for IoT | Avast View PDF: https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/486579/Avast Threat Landscape Report...
  9. V

    Help Me Decide Malwarebytes vs Avast (Android)

    There is a built-in security app on Xiaomi smartphones. And this uses standard Avast signatures. Now the question if I should continue to use this or downloading & using Malwarebytes?
  10. conceptualclarity

    On Sale! Avast Pro Antivirus 2019 free from Fry's after rebate, 1 PC / 2 Year Coverage or 3 PCs/ 1 Year Coverage

    Fry's Electronics | Because of important details, please read through the entire presentation here before deciding to buy. Your choices: Fry's Electronics | Avast Pro Antivirus 2019 - 1 PC / 2 Year Coverage [Key Card] Fry's Electronics | Avast Pro Antivirus 2019, 1 PC/ 2 Year Coverage [Download]...
  11. Sundaram999

    Review Avast Free Antivirus - PCMag review

    PCMag review: Avast Free Antivirus link: Avast review Pros: Very good scores from independent testing labs and our hands-on tests. Network security inspector. Password manager. Many useful, security-related bonus features. Free. Cons: Password manager features...
  12. Jake Miguel

    Q&A My DAD is an AVAST PRO and I am an ESET MAIN!

    I personally use ESET and I wanted to do ESET on my dad's pc. But he's so avast main, I cant even talk him out of it. Is it worth going? Read a few reviews on different websites.. seems all good but I can't add anything personally because I haven't used it myself. For me performance matters a...
  13. Captain Awesome

    Update Avast NEW Version: 18.6.2349(Stable)

    Good news everyone, new stable version 18.6.2349 has just been released. This time it's more about fixes and internal improvements. What's new: - Do Not Disturb Mode replaces Game Mode and adds support for non-game apps too - Edge extension replaces the Internet Explorer one (Get Avast...
  14. Panny

    Review MiniTool ShadowMaker Pro 2.0

    MiniTool announced the release of MiniTool ShadowMaker Pro 2.0 in late May. It is an all-in-one data protection and disaster recovery solution for me. I can rely on backup files to restore operating systems to a normal state once a disaster occurs, a system crash, hard drive failure, mistaken...
  15. G

    Troubleshoot Avast Replacement

    Hello, I'm a current Avast user with very little to no experience within the technicalities of how anti viruses work or anything beyond that in this field. I've been using Avast for around four years, and I don't like the direction Avast has taken lately. It appears that Avast is aiming at...
  16. conceptualclarity

    Troubleshoot Haven't been able to run IObit Uninstaller since installing Avast Internet Security

    I've tried every shortcut and every relevant executable in Windows Explorer that I can find. When I click on them and then watch in Process Explorer, the process will linger there for a short while before terminating. After these problems were evident I made a new installation of IOIbit...
  17. CyberTech

    Update Avast Secure Browser (gHacks Review)

    Avast Secure Browser review Avast Secure Browser is a free Chromium-based web browser by security company Avast that is advertised as private, fast, and secure on the official download site. The web browser is the official successor of Avast SafeZone Browser which Avast discontinued some time...
  18. Captain Awesome

    New investigations into the CCleaner incident point to a possible third stage that had keylogger cap

    New investigations into the CCleaner incident point to a possible third stage that had keylogger capacities New investigations into the CCleaner incident point to a possible third stage that had keylogger capacities
  19. Feliks Zemdegs

    Troubleshoot AV software causes black screen and slow boot (my experience)

    Hello everyone! There’s a lot threads about the comparison between free AV software. Here is my problem and my suggestion. I used Avast about 5 yeas ago, since I had a really slow laptop until 6 months ago on a faster computer (My PC is Asus K55A, i5 3230M with 8 GB RAM, HDD). All the time I...
  20. Captain Awesome

    Update Avast new stable version 17.8.2318

    Hello everyone, new stable version 17.8.2318 has just been released. What's new: - Fixed issues with deleting Firewall rules during program update - Fixed issues with Passive mode - Added support for custom folders in Ransomware shield - Fixed repeating scheduled scans - Fixed update action...