How to fix if AVG antivirus is blocking games?

Well gone are the days when people only used their computers for work-related things like for their jobs or for their profession, nowadays we all know it very well that the systems and even the laptops are not just limited to workings they are more in trend for the youth all around the world as the devices have now become more of a gaming zone with so many exciting games to play, researches have even shown that most of the people also prefer playing games while they are working online, that is how they able to keep their minds fresh and to remain focused on work.

But, one thing that the users need to keep in their mind is that if their PC is used more for gaming then, in that case, they should take more precautions for its safety and security and for all the data and the information that is stored in the system, the best way to get it done is through an antivirus software program. There are special game modes that have been designed and added to various software programs but when it comes to AVG people often face the issue of AVG antivirus blocking games. Here in the blog, we will further see how the users can deal with this issue and can further make the simultaneous workings of the software and the game efficient, easy, and also smooth.

How to fix if AVG antivirus is blocking games?

The reason that may lead to AVG antivirus blocking any game:

If AVG antivirus is blocking any of the games then that can be because of the gaming extension not being added to the list of exceptions. So once the user will get the exception added to the AVG list of exceptions.

Excluding files, folders, and websites from scanning:

If the problem is AVG antivirus blocking any games, then that means the user will have to get into the settings of the software program and from there will have to get the files, folders, and websites excluded from scanning. Here further in the guide, we will see how the users can get all the content excluded from the process of scanning through AVG. There are different procedures that the users will have to follow in different scenarios for the process of getting the files and folders and also the website protected from the process of scanning, if a gaming website will be scanned then only the problem of blocking would appear in front of the user while using the software program.

Adding an exception:

In order to get the exception added for gamming the user should follow the given steps;

• The user should open the AVG antivirus software program further from the menu should open “settings”
• After that, the user should click on “general” in the settings section after that should click “exceptions”
• In order to further get the gaming exception added the user will have to write the URL of the specific website in the add exception box.
• After that, the user should click the option “browse” the user should next click on the file and folder after that should click on “ok”

Sometimes, the user may also need to get the advanced exception added, for that the user will have to follow another set of steps:

In order to get the advanced exception added in the AVG antivirus software program settings the user should follow the given steps:

• The user should open the AVG antivirus software program further should go to “menu” next should open “settings”
• From the general section of the settings, the user should choose the option “exception” after that should click on “add advanced exceptions’
• After that, the user should choose the type of exception

The options available in the advanced exceptions are:

• Website /Domain
• File/Folder
• Command

In order to get the website or domain added to exception the user should follow the given steps:

• The user should enter the URL domain name
• After that, should click on submit
• All the pages with the same URL and domain name will be excluded from scanning

In order to get the file and folder added to the exception for gamming the user should follow the given steps:

• The user should click on the file and folder path after that the user should click browse to navigate through it
• The user can next untick the feature that has to be exempted from the process of scanning
• After that, the user should click on “submit”

In order to further get the exception list managed for gaming purposes, the user should follow the given steps:

• The user should open the AVG antivirus after that should go to the menu and further should click on “settings”
• After that, the user should see that the general settings are selected and also the user should click “exceptions”

So, this is all that the user can do in order to fix the issue of AVG antivirus blocking games, if the user will follow the guidance in the right manner then getting this problem fixed will not be an easy thing to be done. The users are advised to read the guide very carefully and are further advised to follow it as it has been given here. If the users will read the guide carefully they will further be able to get the issue fixed very easily and will be able to use the software program very efficiently in the right manner.


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