Dixons hits back at McAfee’s £30m antivirus sueball: Your AV didn’t work on Windows 10S

From theregister.co.uk


Brit retailer Dixons has lashed back at McAfee’s £30m High Court broadside, saying it was entitled to promote rival antivirus (AV) tech from Symantec if McAfee’s software wouldn’t work on Windows 10S devices.

Not only was McAfee trying to punt AV onto devices it simply wouldn’t run on, Dixons argued in legal filings seen by The Register, but it also suggested making Dixons’ “Team Knowhow” staff manually install “numerous free apps (including Truekey and Web Advisor)” on customers’ new hardware while it raced to build something that would work with Windows 10S.

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