AVG Issue with Windows 10: What to do next?
AVG antivirus is compatible with Windows 10 and it will keep everything safe and secure when it comes to providing excellent and comprehensive protection to your device against viruses and malware. There might be some instances where AVG stops working with Windows 10 and at that time, the device will go into danger.
In case, if you are one of the users who are stuck because AVG is creating an issue with Windows 10 then, the very first thing you have to do is to follow a few troubleshooting methods to fix this error.
Fixings for AVG Creating Issues with Windows 10
If you have just installed AVG antivirus on your Windows 10 and get stuck because it is not working then, you should follow a few steps which are listed just below. There might be two scenarios, one who has just installed AVG and the other, who has previously installed AVG on Windows 10.
For New Users:
This is the fixings for the new users who have installed AVG antivirus on Windows 10-
Check the AVG Antivirus installation status
There might be instances that AVG isn’t installed properly on Windows 10 due to which you are stuck. This is the time to check the installation status of AVG Antivirus because there are instances where AVG has not been installed properly but it appears on the screen like it is. In such a case, it is recommended to uninstall and then, reinstall AVG antivirus again.
AVG Installation Setup File not get downloaded properly
Also, make sure that you have downloaded AVG antivirus properly and for that, go to the download folder and check the progress bar. If there is 100% surety that your file is downloaded successfully then, it is Okay, and if not then, resume the download or remove that file and download a new installation setup file.
Windows isn’t compatible with AVG Antivirus
If you just have installed AVG antivirus on Windows OS and it is not working on your device then, all you need to do is to check the minimum system requirement of AVG with Windows 10. In case, if it is not set as per AVG requirement then, you should configure it as per the AVG requirement.
Minimum System Requirements- Windows 10 except Mobile IoT Edition (32 or 64 – bit)
Windows 8/8.1 except Starter Edition and RT and Windows 7 SP1 with the simple update any Edition (32 or 64 bit)
Previously Installed AVG Antivirus on Windows 10:
If you already are using AVG Antivirus on Windows 10 and get stuck with the performance issue on Windows 10 then, move ahead with the below-given steps.
AVG Registry files might get deleted
There might be chances that AVG files registry entries files get deleted or corrupted and hence, you are facing this issue. In such a case, you will need to delete the entire setup file or ask for repairing AVG Antivirus broken or corrupted setup file. These files play a vital role when it comes to the flawless performance of AVG Antivirus.
Malware infected PC
In case, if you think that your Windows 10 is not recognizing AVG antivirus then, there are chances that your PC is infected with malware and hence, it is happening. In such a case, all you have to do is to start the device in Safe Mode and then, conduct a complete malware scan on your device using the AVG Full Scan option from the scanner feature and restart your PC to see the result.
For both new/previously installed AVG:
Apart from the resolution for new or old AVG users, there are some cases when AVG starts misbehaving on Windows 10, and at that time, you should check a few methods mentioned below-
Check Windows and AVG Updates
There is a possibility when you Windows OS or AVG version gets old and hence, it starts creating issue while protecting your device. In such case, install all available updates of Windows OS from the Settings menu and also, make sure to check the AVG for available updates from the My Account section of AVG
If there is no internet connection then, AVG won’t work on any device or on any version. Hence, check the internet connection and try to use AVG Antivirus again. Here, you are all set with the resolution after following the above-mentioned steps.