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Repairing AVG AntiVirus

If certain program components and features are not working properly in AVG Internet Security or AVG AntiVirus FREE, we recommend you repair your installation using the AVG Setup wizard. Installation repair is recommended to resolve the following issues with your AVG application:

  • Certain features are not working.
  • A scan is stuck mid-progress.
  • An application update fails.
When you repair your AVG application, some customized settings may be preserved, however, other settings may return to their default configurations.

Instructions

  1. Ensure no other application or antivirus software is running on your PC.
  2. Right-click the Windows Start button and select Apps and Features from the menu that appears.
  3. Ensure that Apps & features is selected in the left panel, then click AVG Internet Security or AVG AntiVirus FREE, and select Uninstall.
  4. If prompted by the User Account Control dialog for permissions, click Yes.
  5. When the AVG Setup wizard appears, click Repair.
  6. Wait while setup repairs AVG AntiVirus on your PC.
  7. When the repair is complete, click Done.
  1. Ensure no other application or antivirus software is running on your PC.
  2. On your keyboard, press the Win key and X key simultaneously, then select Programs and Features from the menu that appears.
  3. Right-click AVG Internet Security or AVG AntiVirus FREE, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  4. If prompted by the User Account Control dialog for permissions, click Yes.
  5. When the AVG Setup wizard appears, click Repair.
  6. Wait while setup repairs AVG AntiVirus on your PC.
  7. When the repair is complete, click Done.
  1. Ensure no other application or antivirus software is running on your PC.
  2. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel.
  3. 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.
  4. Right-click AVG Internet Security or AVG AntiVirus FREE, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  5. If prompted by the User Account Control dialog for permissions, click Yes.
  6. When the AVG Setup wizard appears, click Repair.
  7. Wait while setup repairs AVG AntiVirus on your PC.
  8. When the repair is complete, click Done.
  • 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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