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John SteffensJohn Steffens 

Why is it that EVERY TIME I go to AVG Internet Security I have this big RED message about "PC RESTART NEEDED"?

I go there about once a week and it seems as though this always always presented.

Today, the ONLY thing that was up dated was virus definitions.

This is really annoying that I always have to restart.

Best Answer chosen by John Steffens
Priyanga SekarPriyanga Sekar (Avast)
John, reinstallation always resets your software configuration by fixing or replacing program files which may be out of date, corrupted, or missing. This is why we suggested to re-install the product. 
1. Yes, the settings will not revert back if we reinstall the product. 
2. Unfortunately, there isn't any option to recover the settings configured in AVG TuneUp program.
3 & 4. The revamped version of AVG TuneUp 19.1, you can follow the steps as my colleague (Dinesh) stated earlier to install the product. 
You can find an option to edit your post nearby your reply. 
Thank you. If we can be of more help, please never hesitate to let us know.
 
Michael BrightMichael Bright 
Since updating my AVG free antivirus yesterday I am now getting two of AVGUI.EXE in task manager for 90% of the time I'm online. Are other people experiencing the same issue ? 
Best Answer chosen by Michael Bright
AvinashAvinash (Avast) 
Hello Michael.
We're sorry for the delay in responding.
Our developers have confirmed that two AVGUI.exe files is expected behavior due to technology which we are using for the user interface.
Russ RussellRuss Russell 
I'm a longtime subscriber to AVG Ultimate. Why am I being asked to purchase the Anti Tracking tool? Shouldn't this "internet security" app be included with my "Ultimate" subscription?
Best Answer chosen by Russ Russell
BalasubramanianBalasubramanian (Avast) 
Hello Robert,

Yes, AVG Internet Security is included in AVG Ultimate package.
However, AVG Anti-Track is a different product which will stop tracking and give you real privacy.
To know more about it, check this https://www.avg.com/antitrack official website.
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 (Avast) 
JanJan (Avast) 

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.

Regards,

Jan

Saad MalikSaad Malik 
Is there a way to temporarily turn off virus scanner only, not the firewall?
Best Answer chosen by Saad Malik
AvinashAvinash (Avast) 
Saad,

The On/Off button in AVG task bar icon will disable all AVG components. To disable individual components, please follow the steps provided by Balasubramanian S in his post.
Lisa CorbinLisa Corbin 
1. Internet Security:  When I launch AVG Internet Security, it shows RED on "computer update required" and when I click that box, it pops up with "Antivirus update is required." When I click fix now button, and yes to allow, I get popup:  "update completed successfully."  But everything is still RED.  Is it updating?

2. Driver Updater: Keeps telling me my driver is out of date for Realtek HD Audio and tries to force me to purchase update. But when I check my device manager, there's no yellow indicator to confirm the AVG assessment.  Are they just trying to sell me something I don't need?

I really want to be able to trust this company, but I'm becoming skeptical. been a customer for many many years over 5 computers since day one. 
Best Answer chosen by Lisa Corbin
Ken JacksonKen Jackson
Seems like several people are reporting the same problem  over the last couple of days...
http://www.joroco.plus.com/images/avg_fault1.jpg
Pauline TaylorPauline Taylor 
Hi
I keep getting the message "you are not protected" in red on AVG free - there is also a cross through the Icon. I have reinstalled it but its the same. I have also repaired it twice.
Any ideas please?
Paula
Best Answer chosen by Pauline Taylor
Alok KumarAlok Kumar (Avast)
Thank you for providing screenshot Pauline,
The issues might be because of old/previous AVG traces.
In this case, I request you to remove AVG completely along with any previous traces using the AVG clear tool/AVG Remover tool and do a fresh installation of AVG Free Antivirus.
Please follow the instruction (http://support.avg.com/SupportArticleView?urlname=How-to-troubleshoot-issues-after-upgrade-to-the-latest-AVG-antivirus-product) to run AVG Remover tool and AVG Clear tool.
After the computer reboots, you can follow the instruction to download/install AVG Free Antivirus.
Best regards,
Alok.
Patricia VieraPatricia Viera 
Tried running a scan, AVG will not open at all. Tried to open as administrator, still isn't opening. I will not be signing back on this computer until tomorrow PM. I have paid full version AVG !!!!!
Best Answer chosen by Patricia Viera
Vishnu VardanVishnu Vardan (Avast)
Hi Patricia,

We will help you to get this issue resolved.

We suggest to repair the AVG Internet Security application by referring to this article, then try to open the AVG internet Security application and see if it works.

Please let us know the status of the issue to help you further.

Thanks,
Vishnu Vardan
Alex NichollsAlex Nicholls 
I get a threat secured about once an hour - it's the same threat day in day out with the same message.. and it's DRIVING ME MAD
Best Answer chosen by Alex Nicholls
Alok KumarAlok Kumar (Avast)
Hello Alex,
We can certainly take a look into this. Could you share a screenshot of the AVG threat detection with "see details" page to proceed further?
You can post the screenshot here on your topic. Click on 'Answer' & then click on the 'Image' [mountain symbol] & follow the instructions.
Regards,
Alok.
Frans KruftFrans Kruft 
Hi My avg internet security says I am fully protected, but the hacker attack says I have to put on enhanced firewall. This does not work.. But going through settings components it says my enhanced firewall is on. I notice the last couple of days a lot of blocked items in the logs. Can you help please. Thanks Frans.
Best Answer chosen by Frans Kruft
Alok KumarAlok Kumar (Avast)
Hello Frans,
I understand the inconvenience caused. Could you share a screenshot of your AVG Internet Security User Interface to assist you further?
You can post the screenshot here on your topic. Click on 'Answer' & then click on the 'Image' [mountain symbol] & follow the instructions.
Best regards,
Alok.
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