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Alfredo EduardoAlfredo Eduardo 
Good Morning,

I use both on my pc and now Avg does not open anymore, ask to uninstall malware, will it be this way now?

Can you solve it?
Best Answer chosen by Alfredo Eduardo
Vincent BobinVincent Bobin
Best thing is for AVG to sort out the problem. There has in the past been times that AVG has not found the problem and Malwarebytes has and vis-versa. Why change things now? To upset customers or force them away to another Antivirus that can run as AVG used to be able to with Malwarebytes. This move of yours is a good way to lose customers!
Dale HoppeDale Hoppe 
Have the free version but keep getting a screen to upgrade to a pay version and cannot get back to my free version screen. Tried uninstalling and reinstalling and keep getting the same result.

Any suggestions?
Best Answer chosen by Dale Hoppe
Dale HoppeDale Hoppe
Did all that (AVG Remover, AVG Clear, Reinstalled AVG Free). Still Getting the same thing.
Getting very frustrated. Is it time to look for a new AV product?
Hi, I use the paid version of AVG. My AVG automatically upgraded to AVG 2017 last week and since then it is blocking all access to to the internet - including access to the AVG website. Inorder to access the internet I have to disable AVG.

This is totally unacceptable - why am I paying for something that I cannot use.

I also cannot acces online help. There is no longer a chat session availble.

Please!! can someone help? If not I will have to look at other antivirus installations. I have been using AVG (paid) for some time. So this is all very distressing.
Best Answer chosen by MARION HARRISON
KarthikeyanKarthikeyan (AVG Technologies) 
Hello Marion,
We are sorry to hear that the issue persists. Please try to restart the computer in safe mode with networking and check if you are able to access your computer from safe mode. Please click on this link(http://avgclick.me/rebootintosafemode) for the steps to restart the computer in safe mode with networking.
Thank you
Juan RodriguezJuan Rodriguez 
After the last update, the virtual machines (VMWare Player) specific cannot connect to internet.  In the last versions, there was an option to allow traffic for specifi applications but setting the route which was removed (I don't know why the bad idea of removing it as if their target market was IT pros).  There was also an even more convenient option reading "Allow any traffic from/to virtual machines supported by Firewall" that was also removed.

I tried to enable the option for AVG to ask wether to allow the traffic, but it seems to work with applications installed in the local computer, but it never asks for Vmware itself, less for the software installed in the virtual machine.

Loosing those features is a step backwards in user convenience.

How can I allow the Firewall to pass virtual machine traffic?
Are the above mentioned features something AVG is planning to add back or should the users that prefer this commodity start looking for other protection options?

I am currently on AVG:
Version: 17.3.3011 (build 17.3.3443.0)
Released: 2017/03/30 04:54:28
Best Answer chosen by Juan Rodriguez
Juan RodriguezJuan Rodriguez
Playing around with the settings, I realized that checking the option "Internet Connection Sharing" (I don't know the exact translation as I have it in Spanish) under "Firewall -> Policies -> Preferences" fixes the issues.  I am not sure if is the best method, but it does the job.
Farah MFarah M 
I used paid version AVG Ultimate, after latest update I can't print to network printer till switch off Firewall.
I try many change with the firewall but still I can't print

And I see AVG signature in my outgoing email by MS outlook! how this activated ? 
I used paid antivirus and my email sign with advertisement like free version ! till I switch it off.

I'm thinking a lot I will never renew my subscription with AVG again
Best Answer chosen by Farah M
Sarath RajagopalSarath Rajagopal (AVG Technologies)
Hi Farah,
I appreciate your effort you have done to fix the issue, In-order to check with the issue again Please try to uninstall and re-install the AVG Ultimate.

To uninstall the AVG Ultimate, Please follow the below process.
Start->control panel->Programs(Uninstall a program)->select all AVG product and uninstall it.

After Uninstall, Please use the below link for the AVG Ultimate installation.

If you need any further assistance, please feel free to contact us. We are always here to help you with your issue.

Thank you.
Nikolay TyagloNikolay Tyaglo 
Поменял симкарту в телефоне, телефон заблокировался, ввожу код разблокировки, не помогает.Помогите разблокировать телефон (на почту приходили мои фото и информация о том ,что симкарту поменяли)
Best Answer chosen by Nikolay Tyaglo
Alan BinchAlan Binch
Nikolay, This Community is basically English language.. Query translation....
locked phone
I changed the SIM card in the phone, the phone is locked, insert the unlock code does not unlock the phone pomogaet.Pomogite (e came my photos and information that simkarty Change)

Don't know if this will help?.. Have a look @ this article (http://avgclick.me/LockedPhone). Otherwise, Please click on the following link (http://avgclick.me/AVGtechnical) and fill out your details, select as Android then the name of AVG Program that you installed in your mobile and in description please completely explain about your issue and finally click on Email option. The AVG mobile team will reply back to you via email with a resolution.
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Bob WaiteBob Waite 
Received message on one website.  Your connection is not private.  Does AVG protect me from my financial information from being stolen?
Best Answer chosen by Bob Waite
Alan BinchAlan Binch
Bob, In future please refrain from carrying out multiple topic postings on the same subject! You won't obtain an answer to your query any faster!. Also please try to keep the whole conversation in one question/thread to speed up any resolution. Please see your other posting (https://support.avg.com/answers?id=906b0000000DcEBAA0).
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Thabiso MalomoThabiso Malomo 
When i tried installing AVG, i got an error. 
Error code: 0xA0010004
Description: Event exec_finished

Can you please help me

Best Answer chosen by Thabiso Malomo
BalasubramanianBalasubramanian (AVG Technologies) 
3) Your computer will be restarted automatically. After the restart, AVG Remover will finish the uninstallation.
NOTE: Once the AVG Remover Tool has done with its process. Please go to the C drive and look for a folder named as "AVG Remover" and I request you to delete it manually.

If you are trying to install our AVG free antivirus program then please use the below link:
For 32 bit: http://files-download.avg.com/inst/mp/AVG_Antivirus_Free_x86_694.exe
For 64 bit: http://files-download.avg.com/inst/mp/AVG_Antivirus_Free_x64_693.exe

Please feel free to contact us should you need any assistance. Thank you.
John SmithJohn Smith 
Yesterday AVG popped this message up at me: http://i.imgur.com/xgmGERj.png
I keep getting messages like this popping up from AVG, even though I have system tray notifications turned OFF. I'm getting really sick of seeing these blatant advertisements from AVG, and if there isn't a way to make these messages stop, I will consider AVG to be adware and uninstall it. AVG should work in the background without me having to think about it, these messages are UNACCEPTABLE.
Best Answer chosen by Jan (AVG Technologies) 
JanJan (AVG Technologies) 

Hello everyone,

I'd like to announce that it's possible to change the frequency of the advertising pop-ups (even completely disable in paid versions) in the recently updated version of AVG. Please visit this article (http://avgread.me/popups) to find out more.



Sam MartinSam Martin 
Since updating to macOS Sierra, Realtime Protection on my Macbook Pro is not working. It states: 'Realtime Protection has crashed. Unknown error has occurred.'. Is there any fix or anything I could do to solve this?
Best Answer chosen by Sam Martin
KarthikeyanKarthikeyan (AVG Technologies) 
Hello Sam,
We apologize for the inconvenience.
AVG is aware of this issue and we are working a patch file that will resolve this issue. This error will be fixed automatically by the next AVG update. We appreciate your time and co-operation.
Thank you.
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