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Kevin HawkinsKevin Hawkins 
I purchased Tuneup, downloaded, and installed it.  I'm logged in.  But I can't use it because it keeps telling me I first have to buy it.  But I already bought it.  Now what?
Best Answer chosen by Kevin Hawkins
KarthikeyanKarthikeyan (AVG Technologies) 
Hello Joe and Kevin,

I understand your concern.

If this issue takes more than a week, we will certainly help you in extending the subscription of AVG.
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.

Regards,

Jan

H SH S 
Hi all.
I have AVG installed on my mac. Currently the field shield alert is popping up every 15 seconds with the following message:
"Multiple threats secured! We've moved analyticsd to your Virus Chest because it was infected with MacOS:Adload-S [Trj]."
I don't understand what this means? What is analyticsd? I've tried deleting the files from quarantine but they won't go (there's 180 files in quarantine, as the file shield alert pops up every 15 seconds..!).
Any help? I don't know what what it means or to do with it!
Thank you!!
Best Answer chosen by H S
AvinashAvinash (AVG Technologies) 
H S,

I would like to confirm that this is a false detection by AVG which we are aware of and this will be fixed soon. Apologies for the inconvenience caused and appreciate your patience in the mean time.
Nico VedderNico Vedder 
AVG gives warning. The virus definitions have expired. I have tried to upload new definitions. The upgrade dated is correct but the warning remains. What to do?
Best Answer chosen by Nico Vedder
Alok KumarAlok Kumar (AVG Technologies)
Hello Nico,
I'm sorry to hear about this. Please share a screenshot of the AVG warning message 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.
Erick PomadaErick Pomada 

Hello

Is AVG gonna supported this ?

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4072699/important-information-regarding-the-windows-security-updates-released

cause I don't see AVG listed in this list

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/184wcDt9I9TUNFFbsAVLpzAtckQxYiuirADzf3cL42FQ/htmlview?sle=true#gid=0

Best Answer chosen by Jan (AVG Technologies) 
JanJan (AVG Technologies) 
Hi guys, AVG 2017 is compatible and adding the registry key since 1/3/2018.
James NobodyJames Nobody 
Hi,

As I'm sure you are aware, there has been two serious security issues revealed that affects all Intel-based PCs:

https://spectreattack.com/

Microsoft has released a patch (ADV180002) for Windows 7 (and other OS) that fixes the most serious of the two vulnerabilities.

However, this patch is only made available to Antivirus "partners" that have confirmed that their software does not cause issues after the patch is installed.  Apparently, some Antivirus software are using unsupported kernel calls that can cause BSOD after the patch is installed.

I have checked a few of our Windows 7 PCs running AVG Antivirus and none have the ADV180002 installed or available from Windows Update.  This would imply that you are not one of the "partners" that have confirmed your software is compatible with the patch.

Can you tell me if and when you will be updating your software so this patch can be installed?

Thanks,

James
Best Answer chosen by Jan (AVG Technologies) 
Lukas RypacekLukas Rypacek
Hi, AVG 2017 is compatible with the security patch and is adding the required registry key since yesterday. Lukas.
Black BadgerBlack Badger 
As most will be aware 2018 has brought us a nice security flaw with our CPU's.

​https://meltdownattack.com/​

Microsoft have released patches.  https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4072698/windows-server-guidance-to-protect-against-the-speculative-execution-s

However it does not currently roll out to AVG users, due to incompatibility.  There is a  risk of blue screens/non booting of the system.

AVG support are aware of the issue, and requested we check the forums for a update.   Hopefully this thread will be updated when there is news.
Best Answer chosen by Jan (AVG Technologies) 
Lukas RypacekLukas Rypacek
Hi, not sure why my message has disappeared yesterday - but writing again: AVG 2017 is compatible with the update since December 2017 (by driver update) and is storing the required keys into the registry since Jan 3rd 2018. 

Thanks a lot, 
Lukas.
Jonas HanssonJonas Hansson 

Hi!
I am using CCleaner (Pro) as cleanup for my system. Is Tuneup better?

Best Answer chosen by Jonas Hansson
Sreedevi PadmakumarSreedevi Padmakumar (AVG Technologies)
Hello Jonas,
Please have a look at the following link http://www.avg.com/us-en/avg-pctuneup . AVG PC tune up program having extra features which will enhance your battery life as well.
Please feel free to contact us for any further assistance.
Thank you.
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!
Mad Hatter ConceptsMad Hatter Concepts 
AVG has Quarantined a file that a program needs to open. When i try to restore MENU>QUARANTINE
i press on the quarantine in the drop down but nothing happens - it doesn't do anything or go to the files so I can restore


HELP PLEASE
Best Answer chosen by Mad Hatter Concepts
Mad Hatter ConceptsMad Hatter Concepts
I have fixed the problem. Uninstall this rubbish off you computer.
It has cost me over $450 and clients.

DO NOT USE AVG.
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