Avast is ruining CCleaner -- malware, bundled software, popup ads... what's next?

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Will you continue use CCLEANER?

  1. YEES

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  2. NOPE

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  3. Don't know yet

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  1. Rodster

    Rodster Merica

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    Two words start with the letter F and end with the letter H, Flash and Filth. On all of my browsers I have Flash disabled. I have a hatred for that Malware.
     
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  2. Spartan@HIDevolution

    Spartan@HIDevolution Company Representative

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  3. Vasudev

    Vasudev Notebook Nobel Laureate

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    Yes, already switched to wise products for faster cleanup and less bloat. On most of my clients I've switched to Wise while some are on older ccleaner.
    Only thing I use on CCleaner is startup apps section. My muscle memory won't let me uninstall CCleaner because of that! Though I'm training my muscles to use System Ninja and others.
     
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    Spartan@HIDevolution Company Representative

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    You don't need that, use Autoruns, it is the best startup apps/services/dll files program. It has a search filter also to make it easier to find stuff.

    When downloading the ZIP, you only need to run Autoruns64.exe. I delete the 32-bit versions of it. No need for those

    Be smart...be like Ultra Male... [​IMG]
     
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  5. Papusan

    Papusan JOKEBOOKs Sucks! Dont waste your $$$ on FILTHY

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    I'm using Norton Antivirus Basic now. 0 bloatware, just a powerful scanner. I have not the need to support a malware company anymore.
     
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  7. Papusan

    Papusan JOKEBOOKs Sucks! Dont waste your $$$ on FILTHY

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    I will remember this comment:vbbiggrin: But what with my other reply? < post why you wont support this tragic company anymore (in Avast own forum)> ? When you have done this... Post the link:)

    And if you don't know... Avoid AVG as the Plague it is well. Avast spread its cancer everywhere https://blog.avast.com/avast-and-avg-become-one

    Edit. When the cancer meets their own disgusting child... Avast blocks CCleaner
     
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  8. Papusan

    Papusan JOKEBOOKs Sucks! Dont waste your $$$ on FILTHY

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    You see... Ghacks put in CCLEANER in the same article when they talked about Avast and what a trash it is... How to disable the email signature in Avast Free Antivirus

    "Is this the price we pay for a free product? The pop-ups asking you to subscribe I can tolerate, slightly. The fact that this isn't an obvious place, to have the option for an email signature is what's questionable. It is not by any means a protection feature at all, so it shouldn't be hidden in this manner. I find this to be an unethical practice by Avast. Speaking of which, Martin has written a nice PSA about CCleaner's shady new settings."

    Avast ye, scallywag!

    You see? Avast is Pure Cancer as Company!
     
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  9. Papusan

    Papusan JOKEBOOKs Sucks! Dont waste your $$$ on FILTHY

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    Need "seeker" aka guinea pig. Avast have released CCleaner v5.61.7392 (Aug 20, 2019)

    Windows Cleaning
    - Added cleaning for Windows 10 clipboard history

    General
    - Improved translations for: Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Danish, Finnish, Hungarian, Korean, Norwegian, Slovak, Swedish and Turkish
    - Stability improvements

    Please report if you see something nasty running in the background pushed from Avast Malware Group. Hence the need for guinea pig:D Thanks.
     
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    Microsoft bans CCleaner from its support forums


     
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