Before you step ahead to install the software, confirm that you meet these conditions:
If you have an older version of AVG antivirus on your System, either update it or reinstall it from the official website.
In case you have another antivirus, Uninstall it before downloading and installing AVG as it might cause software conflicts and even affect computer's performance. Go to control panel/ settings to uninstall other antiviruses.
Make sure your computer has enough space to install the antivirus.
Before you purchase AVG antivirus, it is essential to check for system specification as you need to know which version of any Operating system supports a certain version of the antivirus.
If you already have been using AVG antivirus, you simply need an upgrade and reactivate it.
If you justify all the terms, you are ready to move forward to secure your device by downloading, installing and activating the antivirus.
Below are the steps to download, install and activate AVG:
Select an AVG version reliant on your necessity and click Download.
Wait until the download is in progress (It might take several minutes depending on the network speed).
Select and open the folder where the downloaded file has been saved.
Select AVG Setup and run the folder, this will start the installation of the antivirus.
An instructions dialogue box will appear on your Window’s screen. Follow the instructions and follow the next step.
Next, AVG activation page will pop up. Fill AVG activation code and other mandatory details. Visit the link avg.com/retail if you are not directed to the activation page.
If dialogue boxes appear, mark next/ accept/ yes after reading the terms and proceed to next.
Once the installation is complete, restart your computer.
Click on the notification option available at the bottom-right corner of your computer’s screen (Taskbar) and select AVG icon.
A new Window will appear; select activate/ reactivate according to the need.
If the mentioned option doesn’t appear, probably you have opened AVG Zen window. In such case, you need to click on the protection file to go back to the main AVG user margin.
If you are directed to the license page, fill the requirement and press ‘Activation’ button.