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Windows 7: ALWIL Software is AVAST Software

03 Jun 2010   #1

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ALWIL Software is AVAST Software

AVAST Software is the new company name

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AVAST Software
Now it is time for ALWIL Software. With over 100 million registered users of its avast! antivirus applications, the company is changing its name to AVAST Software as of June 1, 2010.



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04 Jun 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

About time too, This may clear up some of the posts I see from Noob's about the name difference. Personally I never liked the "ALWIL" name anyway....sounds to much like a virus.
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04 Jun 2010   #3

 

Since avast become among popular AV's.they just use that name to attract more customers and to avoid confusion . Some people may not know alwil,but they do know avast
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04 Jun 2010   #4

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Kinda like A Squared becoming Emsisoft, although A Squared sound better

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04 Jun 2010   #5

Arch Linux 64-bit
 
 

Also, like Grisoft becoming AVG.
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