how to disable AVG

  Teaboy 14:49 PM 24 Oct 09

I have to disable AVG before upgrading to Win 7.

Cannot see how this is done.

Help anyone?

Many thanks.

  ambra4 14:58 PM 24 Oct 09

Would advise that you do a fresh install of Win7 and not do an upgrade

Make sure that you have ALL the XP or Vista drivers for your computer before you even think about install Win7

  Teaboy 17:44 PM 24 Oct 09


many thanks for the info. I thought I would try an upgrade first as I recently re-installed vista on my 64bit machine, and it is impossible to get it any cleaner than it is, or more up to date. Hence worth a try.

If it bellies-up on the up-grade then a clean install would have to be done.

I understand several members have had to do this.

  rowdy 19:18 PM 24 Oct 09

AVG on their site have a tool for the complete removal of AVG.
Downloading later and reinstalling takes very little time.


  Teaboy 17:38 PM 26 Oct 09


thank you will visit the site and use said tool

  john bunyan 19:19 PM 26 Oct 09

I asked the same question recently and had this reply from Sea Urchin: For AVG - open user interface and double-click Resident Shield - uncheck box beside Resident Shield Active and click Save Changes.
It seems to work

  Teaboy 16:44 PM 27 Oct 09

John bunyan

Thank you for that. I've checked it through and it does the job. Many thanks.


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