McAfee uninstalled avast?

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McAfee uninstalled avast?

Post by Snow_Cat » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:20 pm

I'm typing this from my Mom's machine.

I had installed Avast! with an appropriate license, however it has been replaced by the 'trial' version of McAfee.

How do I prevent this from happening again?

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Re: McAfee uninstalled avast?

Post by bicostp » Thu Jul 14, 2011 11:35 pm

Try using Revo Uninstaller to remove every last trace of McAffe.

http://www.revouninstaller.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Reboot, then install Avast or MSE or another free antivirus.

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Re: McAfee uninstalled avast?

Post by Snow_Cat » Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:02 am

That is not the problem.

On all of the machines she has access to she's unwittingly uninstalled Avast for some McAffe [trial-ware] bundled with Adobe and/or [edit] Suite updates; is there a dummy instal that will block McAffe and prevent it from pulling this [BS]?

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