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8. I noticed yesterday that Avast has joined
Fri Feb 23, 2024, 05:23 PM
Feb 2024

Norton and McAffee in telling me "my registration" is almost up and I need to renew... or that they'll be charging $XXX.xx to my card for autorenewal. Warned my husband about it, so that he doesn't get upset when he gets one in his email. Funny to read this article right after getting one of those emails! (LOL)

I've used Iobit for over 10 years and love it. I have no problems with my system, it's not that expensive to renew, and there are several other tools available to make life easier for me.

Why am I MOMFUDSKI Feb 2024 #1
Where do I sign up... 2naSalit Feb 2024 #2
I'm joining it ArkansasDemocrat1 Feb 2024 #5
Same. sybylla Feb 2024 #12
I was under the impression There is no "free antivirus " Fullduplexxx Feb 2024 #3
Yes, that's a good rule of thumb. Does that also apply to paying subscribers, like our family is? Oopsie Daisy Feb 24 #17
Stopped using their stuff 6 years ago. BootinUp Feb 2024 #4
The built-in Windows Defender is all 99% of users will ever need. Earth-shine Feb 2024 #10
Switch to Kaspersky Kennah Feb 2024 #6
End to end control of the supply chain Kennah Feb 2024 #7
I noticed yesterday that Avast has joined slightlv Feb 2024 #8
When I booted up my laptop this morning, saw a little pop-up from avast saying I can get a membership for 79% off ArkansasDemocrat1 Feb 24 #27
Use Linux. Clam-AV is free and open source. Wonder Why Feb 2024 #9
Or a virtual machine behind a VPN on Tor. limbicnuminousity Feb 2024 #13
This is VERY disappointing. We've been an "Avast" household for over 10 years. Is there a class action lawsuit? Oopsie Daisy Feb 2024 #11
I followed the same kinda road ArkansasDemocrat1 Feb 24 #14
Same question. mahina Feb 24 #16
I use Timewas Feb 24 #26
Thanks! We're also considering Malwarebytes. Oopsie Daisy Feb 24 #28
Bitdefender Timewas Feb 24 #30
"Avast! They be pirates." LudwigPastorius Feb 24 #15
This message was self-deleted by its author dalton99a Feb 24 #18
I have been using Avast forever edhopper Feb 24 #19
There is no need. Windows has a very good built-in antivirus scanner dalton99a Feb 24 #23
So can I assume True Dough Feb 24 #20
100%. They sold everyone's data dalton99a Feb 24 #22
Companies that sell drug testing kits also sell kits to bypass drug testing kits. twodogsbarking Feb 24 #21
That's my spouse's antivirus software. Ms. Toad Feb 24 #24
I have always suspected dingosatemyusername Feb 24 #25
People, just assume that EVERYTHING you do on the 'Net is public for all to see 4lbs Feb 24 #29
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