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Windows 10 Anniversary Update crashing under Avast antivirus update

Ken Hagan Gold badge

Re: Ahh yess

You aren't. See the article the other day about drive-by installs? Notice how all the virus scare stories are about zero-days? AV doesn't work. It hasn't ever worked. It can't work because distinguishing "malicious" software from what comes out of big-name vendors just isn't possible, even for human intelligence after the event. AV is a gigantic scam. You are better off without it. Run as a normal user. Don't follow phishing emails. Don't install crapware you downloaded from a sharing site. In short, use Windows the same way you'd use Linux.

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