Disabling AVG Antivirus

May 25, 2016 Kelly Basara

How to Disable AVG Antivirus Software

  1. Right-click on the AVG icon in the task bar (you may need to first click the “up arrow”) and select "Open AVG".
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  2. Select “Options” in the top corner of the user interface window, then “Advanced settings…”AVG2.PNG
  3. From this new window that popped up, we want to expand “Computer Protection” by either double-clicking it or by single-clicking the “+” icon to the left of it.AVG3.PNG
  4. After expanding Computer Protection, click on (not expand) “Antivirus” and uncheck “Enable Resident Shield” to the right as shown in the picture below.
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  5. Back on the left-hand side, click on “AVG Self Protection” and uncheck “Enable AVG Self Protection” as shown in the picture below.AVG5.PNG
  6. Once you have disabled the Resident Shield and AVG Self Protection, click “Apply” and then “OK” to finish.
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