First to say that in general I have no problem with bundled software offerings.
Bundled software is a way for developers to possibly make a bit of money to support their free products.
Normally my reaction to 'installed xxxx without my permission' type threads is 'well be more careful'.
I have noticed that the new Avast/Chrome offering with CCleaner now appears to be using a sneaky tactic, which in my opinion is not acceptable.
The issue I have noticed is that
Agreed, but it was my 'feeling' that the longer delay in displaying the bundle was a fairly recent (re)development.
Which is why I did that testing with the installer versions I had to hand, to check if it wasreal or just a subjective impression.
The result of that testing does seem to point to some change being made between v532 and v535.
Whether that's due to changes after the malware incident, or a deliberate change by Avast/Piriform I'm not judging (yet).
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