How to Remove AVG Completely

By Jackson Lewis

AVG Technologies produces free and commercial versions of its antivirus program used in the home and in business. You may need to remove AVG completely from your computer if it has become corrupted or if you plan on replacing the antivirus software on your computer with a different company's product. Removing your AVG software is necessary to minimize potential conflicts with your new antivirus software.

Step 1

Exit from all open programs on your computer by selecting "File" and then "Exit" on each program's menu or by selecting the "X" in the upper right-hand corner of the program's application window.

Step 2

Select the "Start" menu followed by the "Settings" and "Control Panel" menu choices.

Step 3

Select the "Add or Remove Programs" menu choice followed by single-clicking the "AVG Antivirus" program.

Step 4

Choose the "Remove program" menu option and acknowledge the subsequent menu prompts to completely remove AVG antivirus.

Step 5

Reboot your computer and the AVG antivirus program will be removed.