Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Turn Off Nag Screens CCleaner and Avast (and Gratis Running Videos)

26 Oct 2018   #1
baumgrenze

Win 7 Pro 64
 
 
Turn Off Nag Screens CCleaner and Avast (and Gratis Running Videos)

I know, since I'm a user of the free versions of CCleaner and Avast I'm a freeloader. I shouldn't complain about pop-ups that block the view of something I really want to see on my screen.

When I searched Google for solutions I saw many posts for Windows 10. Is there a simple Windows 7 solutions (Win7/Pro x64)?

In the same vein, is there a general tool to prevent a website from launching a video, conveniently running as it opens, because they 'know' that I will want to see it?

Thanks,
baumgrenze


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
27 Oct 2018   #2
billmcct

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Guess your still using Google to search. This was the first entry of a Duck Duck Go search related to Avast.

Disable Avast messages, popups, and alerts

Don't get any cCleaner alerts but I'm still using 5.32 version before Avast took over.

EDIT:
Sorry, reread your post and it says you used Google. I haven't used Google in years.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Oct 2018   #3
Barman58

Windows 10 Pro x64 x3, Ubuntu
 
 

The advertising you see on the majority of sites and free programs, is what pays for the site/program, so will usually be an integral part of the site, and thus difficult to hide without collateral damage to the content. Not everyone uses advertising to an annoying extent like the Avast products, so maybe there is an alternative free option that is more to your taste, best way is to find an alternative, even a paid alternative, and give Avast, or other developer, feedback clearly stating that the reason for not using their product was their unacceptable advertising policy

This site is funded from advertising, but we choose to not serve ads to our members, maybe it's something than will catch on
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

29 Oct 2018   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

My original post has been erased
https://www.sevenforums.com/misc.php?do=showrules
Rule 13) No ad blocking discussions. This site depends on ads to pay for the costs of running and maintaining it.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Barman58 - Mon, 29 Oct 2018 13:26:03 -0600
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 - Mon, 29 Oct 2018 09:53:40 -0600
Hi Nigel,
On Turn Off Nag Screens CCleaner and Avast (and Gratis Running Videos)
I have posted an answer #4 explaining how configure settings on CCleaner so it doesn't load on statup.

It has been deleted, I suppose, by you.

Is there an explanation why it has been deleted?
The post contained reference to pop-up blockers and script blockers which is in breech of Forum rules, the ccleaner bit of the post was collateral damage and could be reposted if you wish

Quote:
CCleaner.
Open CCleaner - Options - Settings and un mark Run when computer starts.
Open CCleaner - Options - Monitoring and un mark all monitoring
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Turn Off Nag Screens CCleaner and Avast (and Gratis Running Videos)




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Avast acquires Piriform, makers of CCleaner
https://www.ghacks.net/2017/07/19/avast-acquires-piriform-makers-of-ccleaner/
News
Turn Off Monitor, Turn On Later and Black Screen, PC Still Running
Hello Folks, I'm not sure if my issue is with hardware (possibly MB?) or graphics card, so please forgive me if I've posted in the wrong section. The first problem I was having was random blue screens of death that displayed graphic card driver issues. I was able to remedy that by updating my...
Hardware & Devices
Can't boot after running CCleaner
So after reading an article on must have programs on PCgamer, I downloaded and ran CCleaner's cache cleaner and registry clean up. Computer ran fine afterward but figured I should restart and is gave me a BSOD on restart. I used installation disk and ran startup repair and was able to get logged...
General Discussion
My PC blue screens when I turn it on
Here's the stuff
BSOD Help and Support
~~ Turn off auto detection of TV? Dual Screens ~~
I have an ATI 9800 Pro Radeon (old school I know) with a DVI to HDMI cable. My issue is that if the TV is turned off or channels have been changed, the PC detects that its no longer connected and drops the settings. Some times I can change it back and it will work fine. Other times I have to...
Graphic Cards


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 15:56.
Twitter Facebook Google+