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Activating AVG Internet Security on Windows

Applies to

Products:

  • AVG Internet Security 19.x

Operating systems:

  • 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, 32 / 64-bit

After purchasing AVG Internet Security, you need to activate the product using either an activation code, or via your AVG Account that is registered with the same email address you used to make the purchase.

NOTE: Before following the activation steps in this article, ensure the latest version of AVG Internet Security is installed on your PC. For instructions, refer to the following article:

Activate AVG Internet Security

Your activation options:

Activation Code

Your activation code can be located in a number of different places depending on the purchase method. For example, in an order confirmation email, on an activation card, or within another AVG product. For instructions on how to locate your activation code, refer to the following article:

To activate AVG Internet Security with an activation code:

  1. Open the AVG user interface and go to My AVGMy Subscription.
  2. Select Enter a valid activation code.
  3. Type or paste your activation code into the text box, then click Enter.
  4. Your subscription is activated. Click Continue to return to the My Subscription screen.

After activation, your subscription details are visible on the My Subscription screen under Subscriptions on this PC.

AVG Account

All your AVG subscriptions automatically appear in the AVG Account registered with the same email address you used to make the purchase.

NOTE: If you do not have an AVG Account yet, refer to the following article for instructions:

To activate AVG Internet Security via your AVG Account:

  1. Open the AVG user interface and go to My AVGMy Subscription.
  2. Select Log in to your AVG Account.
  3. Enter your AVG Account email and password, then click Log in.
  4. Your subscription is activated. Click Continue to return to the My Subscription screen.

After activation, your subscription details are visible on the My Subscription screen under Subscriptions on this PC.

Troubleshoot activation issues

To troubleshoot activation issues, reinstall AVG Internet Security on your PC and activate it again. For reinstallation instructions, refer to the following articles:

In some cases, subscription synchronization may take up to 24 hours after purchase. If your subscription is still not active after this time, refer to the following article:

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