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Avast dropbox

by kylesgrama / March 31, 2014 10:45 PM PDT

I opened my computer this morning,I have windows 7.There was a box from Avast saying to continue with my update. I did not know I had started that ,but I hit continue and it installed a dropbox. is this something Avast is doing?
Is it safe? I have not gone any further with signing in to the dropbox.

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Cloud storage site
by Willy / April 18, 2014 5:12 PM PDT
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Dropbox is a cloud storage website, much like Skybox that MS offers, cloud storage. If you need a freebie or at least try the service then 2gb is what Dropbox offers, if I recall right. During the Avast update you had the option to [X] uncheck the box, but it appears you didn't. You can still remove it under the add/remove feature of win7 in the control panel area. If not post back.

tada -----Willy Happy

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Drop Box
by kylesgrama / April 19, 2014 10:16 PM PDT
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Thank you for the information. If it was a choice on Avast, you are right, I really missed it.Have done nothing with it since it was downloaded.I'll check it out

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