Why I hate Avast antivirus

Because not only it takes an awful lot of computer resources which may, in particular, be extending the startup delay for a couple of minutes, but, it behaves like a virus with its crazy spamming system configured by default to hijack users gmail accounts and sign all messages, with a signature taking the form of the following half a page gibberish appended to any simple text message when pressing the Send button, even a message with a simple "hello".
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line-height: 18px;">Virus-free. <a
target="_blank" style="color: #4453ea;">www.avast.com</a>
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Supposedly, it is there to promise that the simple text message from user does not contain any virus, as if this were news ! and users have to investigate by a web search to discover how to disable it. Seriously, that signature cannot guarantee anything, as, can anything stop spammers from using any computer without Avast in it (either their own or that of any victim, which is surely very easy to find since that signature is such a powerful incentive for people to uninstall Avast), for sending messages with virus and a so easily faked copy of the same Avast signature ? Officially the solution is to visit Avast configuration and Untick "insert note into clean message (outgoing)", however Another report of why to hate Avast

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