How to fix Common Installation Errors in AVG?

25 February, 2019

Our technical devices have now become irreplaceable to us and are crucial in the functioning of our daily life. However, the threats to them are growing by the day so our gadgets and internet need to be used with care and precaution.

It is textbook knowledge that a system should never be left without the protection of an antivirus. This will defend it from all types of viruses and programs that are malicious, like rootkits, Trojan horses, worms and more. This makes it necessary to install an antivirus software that is up to date and reliable. AVG is among the most trustworthy and reliable software that is out there currently.

This antivirus detects any threats that may be looming, eradicates them and repairs the files that have been corrupted. A smart protection package is also available with the software which keeps the irreparable files in a separate zone so that the system does not suffer from any more damage due to them. Because of all these facilities, AVG has made a name and reputation for itself.

Some users still face certain problems during the installation of the software. Listed below are some such errors and how they can be fixed.

Repairing corrupted access

The AVG access tool makes this an extremely simplified task. First, make sure to save the entire work that is even remotely involved in the process and close all the documents and files that were unopened. From the antivirus’ official website, download AVG reset access tool. Once the download is complete, run the file. If you see a pop up window asking whether or not you wish to make alterations to your system, click on Yes. Once you Accept the license agreement, click on Continue to apply all changes. Once you reboot, the process will be complete.

Deleting a previously installed AVG version

This can be done via the AVG Remover tool. Download the application from the official website and run it. Accept the privacy policy and license agreement by clicking Continue. To help the application in finding all the AVG products that are already installed on the device, click scan. Choose each product by selecting the option Remove in front of it. Once it is all uninstalled, restart the system. It may so happen that the Open File Security Warning will appear on your system screen. In this case, select Run.

Downloading the most recent version

From the AVG official website, download the installation file. Then, right click to run the file and start the process of installation. Choose the language that you are comfortable with and select Continue. When you created your account with AVH, the password and username that you selected will then have to be typed to sign in. if you don’t already have an account, select Create a new accountand provide all information. Wait for the installation process to finish and then restart the PC to complete the process. Finally, select the app, open it and click on Antivirus Free. This will take you to the dashboard.