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Adding or removing AVG AntiVirus application components

In AVG Internet Security and AVG AntiVirus FREE, various application components contribute to the overall protection of your PC. You can manually install or uninstall components at any time, however, we do not recommend uninstalling components unless it is necessary for troubleshooting purposes.

You can add or remove application components via the AVG user interface or the AVG setup wizard. Follow instructions in the relevant section below, according to your chosen method.

Add or remove AVG components via the AVG user interface

  1. Open the AVG user interface and go to MenuSettings.
  2. Select GeneralTroubleshooting, then scroll down and click Add / Modify Components.
  3. Tick the box next to components you want to install, untick the box next to components you want to uninstall, then click Change to confirm.
  4. Click Yes to authorize the changes, then wait while your program is updated.
  5. If prompted, click Restart computer to immediately reboot your PC and update AVG.

AVG components are now updated.

Add or remove AVG components via the AVG setup wizard

  1. Right-click the Windows Start button and select Apps and Features.
  2. Ensure Apps & features is selected in the left panel, then select AVG Internet Security or AVG AntiVirus FREE and click Modify.
  3. If prompted by the User Account Control dialog for permissions, click Yes.
  4. Tick the box next to components you want to install, untick the box next to components you want to uninstall, then click Change to confirm.
  5. Click Yes to authorize the changes, then wait while your program is updated.
  6. If prompted, click Restart computer to immediately reboot your PC and update AVG.

AVG components are now updated.

  1. On your keyboard, press the Win key and X key simultaneously, then select Programs and Features from the menu that appears.
  2. Right-click AVG Internet Security or AVG AntiVirus FREE, then select Change from the drop-down menu.
  3. If prompted by the User Account Control dialog for permissions, click Yes.
  4. Tick the box next to components you want to install, untick the box next to components you want to uninstall, then click Change to confirm.
  5. Click Yes to authorize the changes, then wait while your program is updated.
  6. If prompted, click Restart computer to immediately reboot your PC and update AVG.

AVG components are now updated.

  1. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Under Programs, click Uninstall a program if you are using the default category view... ...or click Programs and Features if you are using the large/small icons view.
  3. Right-click AVG Internet Security or AVG AntiVirus FREE, then select Change from the drop-down menu.
  4. If prompted by the User Account Control dialog for permissions, click Yes.
  5. Tick the box next to components you want to install, untick the box next to components you want to uninstall, then click Change to confirm.
  6. Click Yes to authorize the changes, then wait while your program is updated.
  7. If prompted, click Restart computer to immediately reboot your PC and update AVG.

AVG components are now updated.

  • AVG Internet Security 20.x
  • AVG AntiVirus FREE 20.x
  • 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

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