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Old 17-05-17, 18:40
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I don't use AVG but I thought users might find this interesting .....

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If I remember correctly, AVG is now owned by Avast, though they are still separate programs ???

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Old 17-05-17, 19:44
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If I remember correctly, AVG is now owned by Avast, though they are still separate programs ???

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https://blog.avast.com/avast-and-avg-become-one
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I hope Avast and AVG remain separate, as Avast and Thunderbird won't work together, and haven't for years.

Yes, the buttons on AVG are a minefield full of tricks and traps for the unwary, rather like shopping in Tescos became a while back, though it is slowly getting better now, so you need to tread warily.

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I have paid version of AVG for multiple machines and Tune up.

Since Avast takeover, I mow have pop ups that offer to fix my 'slow' PC and it then offers a subscription to.....Tune Up.

The 'fix' page looks like the running program, but the idiots cannot figure out I already have a copy!


Can't find out how these pop ups are originating though.
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