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Uninstalling AVG software


Please Note: If the instructions below do not apply to your product, you may be using the newer AVG Internet Security - Unlimited, AVG TuneUp - Unlimited or AVG Ultimate. Please click here for detailed instructions.

Steps to uninstall AVG security products from your PC are available below. For other products, please choose your product from the list below to view the instructions:

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Please follow these steps to uninstall AVG AntiVirus Free, AVG AntiVirus, AVG Internet Security or AVG PC TuneUp from your PC:

A) Restart your PC and log into Windows as a user with administrative account

Please restart your PC to make sure that there are no AVG updates or tests running in the background. After the restart, please log into Windows as a user with administrative rights. For more information read the following article:
Check if you are using administrative account.

B) Uninstall AVG via Windows Control Panel

Follow the instructions for your version of Windows to uninstall AVG:

    Windows 10

    1. In the system search field, type Control Panel and select Control Panel from the list.
    2. Go to Programs > Programs and Features.
    3. Right-click AVG in the list of programs and select Uninstall to open the AVG uninstallation wizard.
      Note: In case you have other versions of AVG installed on your PC (e.g. AVG Protection, AVG PC TuneUP), uninstall them first.
    4. Follow the instructions on your screen to complete the uninstallation.
    5. Restart your PC.

    Windows 8

    1. Press the Win key and X key simultaneously then select Programs and Features from the menu that appears.
    2. Right-click AVG in the list of programs and select Uninstall to open the AVG uninstallation wizard.
      Note: In case you have other versions of AVG installed on your PC (e.g. AVG Protection, AVG PC TuneUP), uninstall them first.
    3. Follow the instructions on your screen to complete the uninstallation.
    4. Restart your PC.

    Windows XP, Vista and 7

    1. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel.
      Note: If the Control Panel option is not available in the Start menu, click Settings first.
    2. Click Programs and Features or Add or Remove Programs.
    3. Right-click AVG in the list of programs and select Uninstall to open the AVG uninstallation wizard.
      Note: In case you have other versions of AVG installed on your PC (e.g. AVG Protection, AVG PC TuneUP), uninstall them first.
    4. Follow the instructions on your screen to complete the uninstallation.
    5. Restart your PC.

    C) If the uninstallation fails, please use the AVG Remover tool

    If the uninstallation was unsuccessful, use the AVG Remover tool. Please make sure to save all your work and close all open documents! Your PC will be restarted during the process:

    1. Click here to download the AVG Remover tool.
    2. Run the downloaded file and then click Continue to accept the AVG’s License Agreement and Privacy Policy. AVG Remover scans your PC to find all installed AVG products.
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    3. Select the product you would like to uninstall and click Remove.
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    4. Click Restart.
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    5. If the Open File - Security Warning dialog appears after the restart, click Run to complete the uninstallation.
    6. If prompted, restart your PC again.

    Note: Once the uninstallation process is complete, go to your C:\ drive, and delete the AVG_Remover folder manually.

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