Is your AVG Free
Here's how to fix it:
go to MajorGeeks and download the new version of AVG Free (Version 7.5)
Choose to save
the file to your desktop. Make sure you can find the installer there.
- You may
get a lot of warnings from Windows as you do this--ignore them!
Wait until the AVG installer finishes downloading. Don't install it
Click on your Start Button, then go to Programs==> AVG Free
Edition==> Uninstall AVG Free Edition.
AVG Free will uninstall. I recommend deleting the user settings and
You will be prompted to restart your computer. Do it!
After restarting, your Microsoft Security Center may start warning you
that you don't have antivirus.
That's what it's supposed to do--but don't worry, you're fixing the
Once your computer has restarted, doubleclick the AVG installer.
saying OK until it asks if you want to update. Click on the "Internet"
box and select "Yes"
asks if you want to scan your computer every time it starts up you have
to decide for yourself.
For myself, I
have disabled the automatic scanning. I just run a scan on my computer
when I think it needs it.
- I found scanning every day pretty annoying.
- It slows down startup process, and makes the computer a little
slower while it runs
- It takes a long time.
You can do that by by unchecking the "Enable" box.
Your AVG Free should be updated and ready to go!