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Uninstalling AVG AntiVirus

Refer to the relevant section below according to your device:

Windows PC

To uninstall AVG AntiVirus FREE from Windows, follow the steps below according to your preferred method:

Uninstall via Windows Start menu

  1. Right-click the Windows Start button and select Apps and Features from the menu that appears.
  2. Ensure that Apps & features is selected in the left panel, then click AVG AntiVirus FREE, and select Uninstall.
  3. On your keyboard, press the Win key and X key simultaneously, then select Programs and Features from the menu that appears.
  4. Click the Windows Start button and select Control Panel.
  5. 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.
  6. Right-click AVG AntiVirus FREE, then select Uninstall from the drop-down menu.
  7. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  8. Click Uninstall in the AVG AntiVirus FREE Setup wizard.
  9. Click Yes to confirm uninstallation.
  10. Wait while setup removes AVG AntiVirus FREE from your PC.
  11. Click Restart computer to complete uninstallation.

AVG AntiVirus FREE is now uninstalled from your PC.

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

Uninstall via removal tool

  1. Click the button below to download the AVG Clear setup file, and save it to a familiar location on your PC (by default, all downloaded files are saved to your Downloads folder). Download AVG Clear
  2. Right-click the downloaded avgclear.exe setup file, and select Run as administrator from the context menu.
If you are unable to authorize installation of AVG Clear, refer to the following article for advice:
  1. If prompted for permission by the User Account Control dialog, click Yes.
  2. Click No when AVG Clear prompts you to restart Windows in Safe Mode.
  3. Select AVG AntiVirus FREE in the drop-down menu. Leave the installation program directory and installation data directory unchanged, unless you changed the location where your AVG AntiVirus FREE application files are saved. Then, click Uninstall.
  4. Click Restart computer to complete uninstallation.

AVG AntiVirus FREE is now uninstalled from your PC.

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

Mac

Moving AVG AntiVirus to the Trash does not uninstall the application.

To uninstall AVG AntiVirus from your Mac:

  1. Click GoApplications in the menu bar, then double-click the AVG AntiVirus icon to open the application.
  2. Ensure the AVG AntiVirus window is active, then click AVG AntiVirusUninstall AVG AntiVirus on the left side of the menu bar.
  3. Click Uninstall.
  4. If prompted, use your Touch ID or enter your administrator User Name and Password, then click OK.
  5. Click Quit.

AVG AntiVirus is now uninstalled from your Mac.

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

  • AVG AntiVirus 20.x for Windows
  • AVG AntiVirus 19.x for Mac
  • 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 2, 32 / 64-bit
     
  • Apple macOS 11.x (Big Sur)
  • Apple macOS 10.15.x (Catalina)
  • Apple macOS 10.14.x (Mojave)
  • Apple macOS 10.13.x (High Sierra)
  • Apple macOS 10.12.x (Sierra)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite)

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