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For example, if you're running "AVG2013," delete folders with names like "AVG2012" and "AVG9." Restart the computer to restore proper AVG functionality.
If you're positive the file you're trying to down is not infected and AVG keeps blocking it, you can add the file type to the File Exclusions list or temporarily disable AVG to bypass the download block.
If AVG detects a virus infection in a file during a download, it will keep the file off your computer.
If you think AVG is incorrectly flagging a file during download, try downloading other files off the same site, as well as other websites, to rule out the specific file being infected.
When Windows launches, it starts AVG along with other programs and services that the operating system needs to run.
If your computer has limited resources, such as hard drive space and memory, it can take longer for AVG to start.
You may think that running several anti-virus programs at once increases your protection, but AVG recommends using one security program to protect your computer. Security apps that conflict with AVG include Norton, Avast and Microsoft Security Essentials.
Perform this task first, and you may fix your slow start-up problem and help your computer run faster.To add a file exclusion, open AVG settings, click "Expert Settings" under "Computer Protection" and "Antivirus," remove the file extension from the list and click "Apply." AVG can be disabled by right-clicking on the AVG icon from the taskbar and selecting "Temporarily disable AVG protection." Dan Stone started writing professionally in 2006, specializing in education, technology and music.He is a web developer for a communications company and previously worked in television.Stone received a Bachelor of Arts in journalism and a Master of Arts in communication studies from Northern Illinois University.AVG helps protect your computer from viruses, worms and other malware threats by examining every application that runs.