Avast software has released Avast 2014 R3 (9.0.2016) stable version and is available for download from its site. This version has improved its tools such as Remote Assistance, Software Updater, Browser Cleanup and GrimeFighter. But, be watchful during the setup, if not, Avast installs Dropbox automatically, make sure to uncheck it at the bottom.
Avast bundles Dropbox with its free Antivirus
This is what the Avast setup screen shows at the bottom: ‘Dropbox keeps your stuff safe, avast! recommends saving your stuff to Dropbox so its accessible anywhere. Even if your computer melts down, you can restore all your files in a snap. Yes install, Dropbox and start with 2GB for free!’
Once avast installation completes, Dropbox installation will begin automatically. Avast users aren’t new to these, in the past it has offered Google Drive like this.
Custom install method is the way to go
Note: If you’ve already been using Dropbox, then setup will not show the install option for it, it shows another Avast product or other software.
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