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Peter Blaise

[ Strike 1 ] : AVG PC Tuneup cannot be installed on a computer that is not on the Internet, the “installer” merely phones home and builds a REAL installation under [ C:\Windows\Temp ] ( NOT my temp variables which are C:\Temp ).

[ Strike 2 ] : The SharewareOnSale version AND the web trial version failed to install ( ending with a meaningless error code.

[ Strike 3 ] : The failure / exit window offered a [ Click here ] to have AVG techs take over my computer to make their software work.


No wonder Avast bought AVG and is looking to monetize ANYTHING of value from AVG — apparently the only thing they have left is a remote-take-over sales pressure scam to upsell naive trial users.

Out it comes.