What should I do if AVG not compatible with Windows 10?

AVG antivirus is known for having excellent features and security tools for comprehensive protection. This software has a simple interface that allows you to customize the security settings as required. You can install it on your Windows device and for that, you have to download its installation setup file. Double-click on the installation setup files to run the installer to install AVG on Windows OS.

Sometimes you might get stuck when AVG stops installing on your Windows OS. There might be an issue that AVG not compatible with Windows 10 error message on your screen. In such a case, you will need to fix this error immediately just by following a few steps. There might be some reasons which are mentioned with their resolutions in this post.

What should I do if AVG not compatible with Windows 10?

Remove Previous Antivirus Software

Make sure that you don’t have another antivirus program installed on the PC and if you missed this, then remove the current one and then try to install AVG again. When you install a software program, also gets installed several files and possibly Registry entries to work efficiently.

Even if you have removed the existing antivirus software, then the entries for it might still remain in the Registry and it might cause several issues with the new software solution. Therefore, make sure to remove absolutely all the folders, files, and Registry entries of the previously installed antimalware tool.

Make Sure for Updates

• First of all, press the Win Key + I to open the Settings app
• Go to the Update and Security section and click on the Check for Update option
• Windows will then check for available updates and download them automatically in the background
• When you are done with it then, restart your PC

Check if the OS is up-to-date and it might be missing some updates which can affect the AVG configuration. Windows 10 usually installs the updates automatically, but you can always check for updates on your own.

Restart Your Computer

Restart your PC before the installation and if it is working for some time then, there is a chance it might be running some apps which block the antivirus software installed. By restarting, you will need to make sure that when you try to install AVG, only the applications necessary for the operation will run.

Run as an Administrator

• Locate the application shortcut and then right-click on it and select Properties
• Go to the Compatibility tab and check the Run this program as an administrator
• Click on Apply and ok to save changes and run the install
• Ensure you run the installation as Administrator and this way, you are allowed to conduct any kind of uninstall/install operation at the system level

Install Updated Version

Make sure that you have installed the latest version of AVG. If you bought this antivirus software program from the store sometime and are now trying to install it from the original CD, problems might happen because that version might not be compatible with your system anymore. It is suggested to install the latest version distributed on the official website.

Now, you will be able to install AVG antivirus on your Windows OS. Call on AVG Helpline Number UK and get connected with the experts for instant and reliable support. The technicians are available and have knowledge of AVG hence, they will help you out.


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