Reply by Avast Team on July 5, 2017 Hi, paulita1476. What you get is a yellow caution triangle superimposed on the systray icon to let you know updates are available. When the malware's gone, they have no further use, since they offer no ongoing protection. Upgrading your software is entirely optional and must be initiated by the customer. It's a winner, and free.
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