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    Avast Anti Spyware was spying on you


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    You need to pay money if you want something that will truly protect you. A free product like Avast is going to make their money some other way if you don't pay them upfront.

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    i used to pay money for a great program

    but it also spied on our pcs and sent the info to a middle east country

    i stopped using that program
    even though it was about the best one otherwise

    Quote Originally Posted by mrjimphelps View Post
    You need to pay money if you want something that will truly protect you. A free product like Avast is going to make their money some other way if you don't pay them upfront.

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    Quote Originally Posted by speedball View Post
    i used to pay money for a great program

    but it also spied on our pcs and sent the info to a middle east country

    i stopped using that program
    even though it was about the best one otherwise
    What program was that?

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    For a long time, my search engine of choice and home page for my browser, was Google.com

    Then earlier this summer Google announced that they would be gathering information from our Google searches, for advertising purposes. SPAM anyone?

    So I went in search of a SAFE search engine to use with my browser. It didn't take long before I found "ixQuick.com", which I now use and share with friends and customers. There may also be other 'SAFE' search engines, but I have one I like, so why look further.

    Avast? Sorry, but I just never did like that program. It always demanded to be re-registered once a year, which was a huge annoyance for my elderly customers.

    Be safe!

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    A relatively new search engine that claims not to track you is DuckDuckGo.

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