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joodyanne

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    Avast free anti virus
    « on: May 04, 2017, 03:40:00 PM »
    There are two addresses with passwords showing in my list of passwords on Avast which I would like to delete as they are no longer relevant.  How do I do this please?
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    Re: Avast free anti virus
    « Reply #1 on: May 04, 2017, 04:03:20 PM »
    The best thing to do is to un-install Avast and re-install it. Be sure that you don't save any data from the uninstall.
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      Re: Avast free anti virus
      « Reply #2 on: May 04, 2017, 04:15:03 PM »
      Really - so I'd have to do this every time I wanted to delete someone?     Surely they'd have an easier way?
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      Re: Avast free anti virus
      « Reply #3 on: May 05, 2017, 01:11:21 PM »
      First of all, why are you putting passwords on Avast?
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        Re: Avast free anti virus
        « Reply #4 on: May 05, 2017, 03:32:52 PM »
        Because it has a facility for it, and it's safe.
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        Re: Avast free anti virus
        « Reply #5 on: May 05, 2017, 05:02:50 PM »

        Avast has a FAQ and deleting an "Account" (username/pw combination it would appear) is described as:

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        To edit or delete previously added account details, follow these steps:

            Click an account tile to open the related details.
            Click Edit, then:
                Modify the data for the existing account, and click Save to confirm your changes.
                Click Delete to completely remove the account.
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          Re: Avast free anti virus
          « Reply #6 on: May 05, 2017, 05:15:02 PM »
          Thanks so much Mastermind - it was so easy after all, once you knew what to do.   It never occurred to me to "edit" then delete.

          Many thanks again.
          Judy