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Using the AVG Uninstall Tool

We recommend using the AVG Uninstall Tool to completely remove AVG AntiVirus Free from your PC if uninstallation via the Start menu did not work or you see the setup is already running message. The AVG Uninstall Tool deletes all AVG AntiVirus files from your PC while Windows runs in Safe Mode.

We recommend using the AVG Uninstall Tool to completely remove AVG Internet Security from your PC if uninstallation via the Start menu did not work or you see the setup is already running message. The AVG Uninstall Tool deletes all AVG Internet Security files from your PC while Windows runs in Safe Mode.

If you have a paid AVG Internet Security subscription, uninstalling the application does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling your subscription, refer to the following article:

We recommend using the AVG Uninstall Tool to remove AVG Secure Browser from your PC if uninstallation via the Start menu did not work or you see the setup is already running message. The AVG Uninstall Tool deletes all AVG AntiVirus files from your PC while Windows runs in Safe Mode.

If you have a paid AVG Secure Browser subscription, uninstalling the browser does not automatically cancel your subscription. For information about canceling your subscription, refer to the following article:

Uninstall via AVG Uninstall Tool

After you complete the steps below, your PC will no longer be protected by AVG AntiVirus Free against malware and other threats.
After you complete the steps below, your PC will no longer be protected by AVG Internet Security against malware and other threats.
After you complete the steps below, your PC will no longer be protected by AVG Secure Browser against malware and other threats.
  1. Click the button below to download the AVG Uninstall Tool and save it to a familiar location on your PC (by default, downloaded files are saved to your Downloads folder). Download the AVG Uninstall Tool Download the AVG Uninstall Tool
  2. Right-click the downloaded file avgclear.exe and select Run as administrator from the context menu.
    If you are unable to authorize installation of the AVG Uninstall Tool, refer to the following article for advice:
  3. Right-click the downloaded file avg_secure_browser_uninstall.exe and select Run as administrator from the context menu.
    If you are unable to authorize installation of the AVG Uninstall Tool, refer to the following article for advice:
  4. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  5. Click Yes when the dialog prompts you to restart Windows in Safe Mode. Then, click Yes again to immediately restart your PC in Safe Mode.
    To manually start Windows in Safe Mode, follow the Microsoft Support instructions according to your version of Windows:
  6. Optionally, tick the box next to Also delete your browsing data to delete your profile information, such as bookmarks and history. Then click Uninstall to continue.
  7. When Windows restarts in Safe Mode, select the location of the AVG AntiVirus Free program files. The default installation location is selected automatically, so you do not need to make further adjustments unless you changed the default installation.
  8. When Windows restarts in Safe Mode, select the location of the AVG Internet Security program files. The default installation location is selected automatically, so you do not need to make further adjustments unless you changed the default installation.
  9. Select AVG Free Antivirus in the drop-down menu. Then, click Uninstall.
  10. Select AVG Internet Security in the drop-down menu. Then, click Uninstall.
  11. Wait while the AVG Uninstall Tool removes all AVG AntiVirus Free files from your PC.
  12. Wait while the AVG Uninstall Tool removes all AVG Internet Security files from your PC.
  13. Wait while the AVG Uninstall Tool removes all AVG Secure Browser files from your PC.
  14. Click Restart computer to immediately reboot your PC and complete uninstallation.
  15. When uninstallation is complete, optionally click OK, sure to complete the uninstallation survey, or click the X in the top-right corner to close the AVG Uninstall Tool.

AVG AntiVirus Free is now uninstalled from your PC.

AVG Internet Security is now uninstalled from your PC.

AVG Secure Browser is now uninstalled from your PC.

Reinstall AVG AntiVirus Free

If you need to reinstall AVG AntiVirus Free, refer to the following article for installation instructions:

Reinstall AVG Internet Security

If you need to reinstall AVG Internet Security, refer to the following article for installation instructions:

Reinstall AVG Secure Browser

If you need to reinstall AVG Secure Browser, refer to the following article for installation instructions:

  • AVG Internet Security 22.x for Windows
  • AVG AntiVirus FREE 22.x for Windows
  • AVG Secure Browser 103.x for Windows
  • Microsoft Windows 11 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate - Service Pack 1 with Convenient Rollup Update, 32 / 64-bit

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