PRAGUE, Czech Republic, November 15, 2010 - Who hasn’t been embarrassed by unexpected sounds from a computer? Advertisements, music, or even the news that the avast! antivirus database has been updated can be a real surprise. Most of us, however, haven’t had this happen in front of thousands of wrestling fans.
It certainly happened to A.J. and Nikki Bella, two professional female wrestlers, during their bout at the Manchester Arena in the UK. Even the announcers thought the statement “avast! virus database has been updated” was more entertaining than some of the wrestling moves by these two ladies.
You can see the fight, and the reaction to the avast! announcement, at :50 on the below clip.
With avast! antivirus, these surprises don’t have to happen. Activating the Silent/Gaming Mode is a simple way to mute avast! sounds and pop-ups and is far easier than perfecting the Ace Crusher or the Four-Figure Leglock moves in professional wrestling.
The audio elements in avast! are a polarizing feature. Many people like the announcements because it tells them that their avast! is active and updated. Others, like A.J. and Nikki, find it a distraction to their work. It’s all up to you. The solution is simple: If you don’t like it, just turn it off. And remember, you are only turning off the audio – you are still fully protected against malware.
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