Avira free AV query

  muddypaws 10:04 01 Sep 2009
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Is there anyway of stopping the splash screen and
puchase now or upgrade screens.?
I can't find any options anywhere.
Getting on my nerves a bit.
Or is that the penalty for not buying>!
Win XP Home SP3

Thanks.

  birdface 10:08 01 Sep 2009

Googled.click here=

  birdface 11:04 01 Sep 2009

Maybe try this one.

click here

  muddypaws 18:17 01 Sep 2009

buteman
Thanks. I have added to the registry.
Wait to see what is stopped.

  muddypaws 18:33 01 Sep 2009

Well it certainly hasn't disabled the full screen nag showing a photo being d/loaded.

  accordion 18:45 01 Sep 2009

I tried Avira once, didn't like it because of the nag screen, so I ditched it. You could consider Avast instead.

Or you could try the 'fix' that is here:
click here

Dave

  muddypaws 18:52 01 Sep 2009

accordion
In all the reviews they never mention the nags etc- do they?
I was quite pleased with it for a week ( just installed it on a new PC).
If it is that involved to get rid of it/them I will probably ditch it as well.

  muddypaws 08:27 04 Sep 2009

Going back to Comodo I.S.
Except that I see on their d/load page it is for XP Home SP2.
Is it OK with SP3??
Thanks.

  birdface 09:00 04 Sep 2009

You would need at least SP2 downloaded so SP3 should be no bother.Sorry you could not get rid of the Adverts but I would think that there must be away of doing it.Best of luck with Comodo I/Security.Remember you need 150Mb of disc space for it.

  birdface 09:07 04 Sep 2009

I don't suppose using IE7Pro add-on would stop them.It has an Ad-Blocker with it.As you are using XP I would give it a try anyway as it lets you browse the Internet a lot quicker.If you try it make sure Ad-Blocker is ticked and Mini Download Manager is unticked.

  muddypaws 09:09 04 Sep 2009

buteman
All Avira components removed.
Comodo running, but says virus is out of date.
Manual update says none available.
I see it uses IE for updates and I am on FF.
It was OK on FF before the new PC
PC was set up with IE so will give it a while and see if it updates.
Thanks.

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