shmu26

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If you use Avast free, then after registering your account, block outgoing firewall for AvastUI. That will save you from the advertising.
Avast paid has a good firewall, but if you don't need that, just use Avast free.
With all editions of Avast, you can set it at hardened/aggressive, and then you are already halfway to a default/deny setup. Hard_Configurator has a special setting to integrate Avast hardened/aggressive, and then you are very well protected.
 

Captain Awesome

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If you use Avast free, then after registering your account, block outgoing firewall for AvastUI. That will save you from the advertising.
Avast paid has a good firewall, but if you don't need that, just use Avast free.
With all editions of Avast, you can set it at hardened/aggressive, and then you are already halfway to a default/deny setup. Hard_Configurator has a special setting to integrate Avast hardened/aggressive, and then you are very well protected.
Very well pointout@shmu26
If you follow some avast section here you can findout how to stop a lot telemetry using host file.Nothing is 100%.:)
I am using it for years(Not a fanboy) and it gives me no issue at all.(y)
 

Spawn

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The level of protection in Internet Security and Premier are identical to Avast Free Antivirus. Not all features in Premier are included in your license and require a separate subscription.

Worth it? Not at all.

Remember AVG and Piriform fall under Avast now, and people no longer seem to be interested in those software anymore.