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Together with the recent program update 9.0.2016, AVAST also updated the free Chrome plugin avast! Online Security. The latest update added a completely new feature called avast! SafePrice which automatically finds a best deal for the products you are browsing. Below is the example taken from the Amazon store.
avast! SafePrice in Action – GoPro HERO3+ for $35 Less
Basically you go to your favourite online store and go to some specific product. avast! SafePrice search the other online retailers (including eBay) in the background and if the lower price is found, you will get the pop-up ‘Lower prices found!’ with all details. In the orange tab you will get the best deal, while the others are listed in the offers tab.
If you find this feature a bit obtrusive, you can disable it for 24 hours for a) all sites, or b) just the site you are currently viewing by clicking on the settings icon and selecting one of the options.
Disabling avast! SafePrice Feature for 24 Hours
If you want to disable avast! SafePrice completely forever on all sites, go to avast! Online Security settings. You can get there by clicking on the green icon in your browser and selecting ‘Options’. Or by going to Extensions. Once you will there just un-check the SafePrice component and that’s it.
Disabling avast! SafePrice Feature Forever
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Although we have used Google Chrome screenshots in this post, steps for disabling SafePrice are applicable for other major browsers (i.e. Internet Explorer and Firefox).