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Windows 10: AVG 2015 Free Doesn't Work?


  1.    New04 Aug 2015#1

    AVG 2015 Free Doesn't Work?


    I read that AVG were bringing out updates, but when I upgraded to Windows 10, AVG no longer works or even loads up. Anyone got it working, or something?
    Computer Type: PC/Desktop
    OS: Windows 10
    CPU: 4790k
    Motherboard: ASUS Pro Gamer
    Memory: 24GB
    Graphics Card: 970GTX

  2.    New04 Aug 2015#2

    The upgrader probably disabled it. I'm surprised it didn't remove it. It removed my McAfee. You probably don't want it to work until it is upgraded for Windows 10 compatibility. Anti-virus scanners dig pretty deep into the OS and the registry. You do have anti-virus software, Defender. It is good protection until you have more Windows 10 compatible choices, or decide to just use Defender. That's what I have done.
    Computer Type: PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number: Dell XPS8500
    OS: Windows 10 Pro
    CPU: i7 quad core with hyperthreading
    Motherboard: OEM
    Memory: 12GB
    Graphics Card: GeForce GT 640

  3.    New04 Aug 2015#3
    Last edited by elbmek; 01 Dec 2015 at 07:23.

    I have AVG Internet Suite 2015, perfectly working. I agree about the comments on defender, it will do the job.

    edit: see my post #18, for update, noit happy!
    Computer Type: PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number: pc specialist (self design spec)
    OS: Win 10 Home
    CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1400 Quad Core CPU (3.2GHz-3.4GHz/10MB CACHE/AM4)
    Motherboard: ASUS® PRIME B350-PLUS (DDR4, 6Gb/s, CrossFireX) - RGB Ready!
    Memory: 16GB (2x8) Corsair VENGEANCE DDR4 3200MHz
    Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1600 6GB
    Sound Card: ONBOARD 6 CHANNEL (5.1) HIGH DEF AUDIO (AS STANDARD)
    Monitor(s) Displays: ASUS 27 inch VX278Q
    Screen Resolution: 1920x1080
    Keyboard: Roccat Izku FX Multi Media Gaming Keyboard
    Mouse: Roccat Kova
    PSU: whats a PSU ;)
    Case: Coolermaster
    Cooling: CoolerMaster Hyper 212X (120mm) Fan CPU Cooler
    Hard Drives: 3TB SATA-III 3.5" HDD, 6GB/s, 7200RPM, 64MB CACHE other drives optional (when I get around to it) 2 drives on docks for savers.
    Internet Speed: 350+MB
    Browser: IE11, FF, Vivaldi
    Antivirus: AVG IS
    Other Info: WIRELESS 802.11 AC1300 867Mbps/5GHz, 400Mbps/2.4GHz PCI-E CARD Logitech 2200 speakers 24x DUAL LAYER DVD WRITER ±R/±RW/RAM

  4.    New04 Aug 2015#4

    Yeah. I've got Defender for now. AVG is still showing in my add/remove list, but it isn't actually working. Not too fussed though. Just wait until they sort it.
    Computer Type: PC/Desktop
    OS: Windows 10
    CPU: 4790k
    Motherboard: ASUS Pro Gamer
    Memory: 24GB
    Graphics Card: 970GTX

  5.    New04 Aug 2015#5

    delete it, as its not serving any purpose, but its still lurking there. Do a search for a win 10 free AV too maybe? Avast maybe?
    Computer Type: PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number: pc specialist (self design spec)
    OS: Win 10 Home
    CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1400 Quad Core CPU (3.2GHz-3.4GHz/10MB CACHE/AM4)
    Motherboard: ASUS® PRIME B350-PLUS (DDR4, 6Gb/s, CrossFireX) - RGB Ready!
    Memory: 16GB (2x8) Corsair VENGEANCE DDR4 3200MHz
    Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1600 6GB
    Sound Card: ONBOARD 6 CHANNEL (5.1) HIGH DEF AUDIO (AS STANDARD)
    Monitor(s) Displays: ASUS 27 inch VX278Q
    Screen Resolution: 1920x1080
    Keyboard: Roccat Izku FX Multi Media Gaming Keyboard
    Mouse: Roccat Kova
    PSU: whats a PSU ;)
    Case: Coolermaster
    Cooling: CoolerMaster Hyper 212X (120mm) Fan CPU Cooler
    Hard Drives: 3TB SATA-III 3.5" HDD, 6GB/s, 7200RPM, 64MB CACHE other drives optional (when I get around to it) 2 drives on docks for savers.
    Internet Speed: 350+MB
    Browser: IE11, FF, Vivaldi
    Antivirus: AVG IS
    Other Info: WIRELESS 802.11 AC1300 867Mbps/5GHz, 400Mbps/2.4GHz PCI-E CARD Logitech 2200 speakers 24x DUAL LAYER DVD WRITER ±R/±RW/RAM

  6. Posts : 120 Windows 10 (duh)
       New04 Aug 2015#6

    Funny how the first reply is about McAfee...
    Please don't use s**t AVs like AVG (forever incompatible with Steam and games) and McAfee (just a shadow of what it once was, now it is almost a fake AV!!!)
    Install Avira free, its better in every way! Here's a quick "set it and forget it" setup guide for it: Avira free antivirus setup guide - Album on Imgur

    Computer Type: PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number: Me
    OS: Windows 10 (duh)
    CPU: Intel
    Motherboard: Asus
    Memory: 4GB
    Graphics Card: 8800

  7.    New04 Aug 2015#7

    The only AV I would call **** is Norton. Everything else is acccording to personal choice. One mans meat is another mans poison. I am no expert, just a customer like most of us, and my opinion is my own. My expertise is called experience.

    My AVG suite has NEVER let me down - yet. MY last one, Kaspersky, did.
    Computer Type: PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number: pc specialist (self design spec)
    OS: Win 10 Home
    CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1400 Quad Core CPU (3.2GHz-3.4GHz/10MB CACHE/AM4)
    Motherboard: ASUS® PRIME B350-PLUS (DDR4, 6Gb/s, CrossFireX) - RGB Ready!
    Memory: 16GB (2x8) Corsair VENGEANCE DDR4 3200MHz
    Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1600 6GB
    Sound Card: ONBOARD 6 CHANNEL (5.1) HIGH DEF AUDIO (AS STANDARD)
    Monitor(s) Displays: ASUS 27 inch VX278Q
    Screen Resolution: 1920x1080
    Keyboard: Roccat Izku FX Multi Media Gaming Keyboard
    Mouse: Roccat Kova
    PSU: whats a PSU ;)
    Case: Coolermaster
    Cooling: CoolerMaster Hyper 212X (120mm) Fan CPU Cooler
    Hard Drives: 3TB SATA-III 3.5" HDD, 6GB/s, 7200RPM, 64MB CACHE other drives optional (when I get around to it) 2 drives on docks for savers.
    Internet Speed: 350+MB
    Browser: IE11, FF, Vivaldi
    Antivirus: AVG IS
    Other Info: WIRELESS 802.11 AC1300 867Mbps/5GHz, 400Mbps/2.4GHz PCI-E CARD Logitech 2200 speakers 24x DUAL LAYER DVD WRITER ±R/±RW/RAM

  8.    New04 Aug 2015#8

    The Windows 10 compatible security products include:
    • Avast Free Antivirus 10.3.2223
    • AVG Internet Security 2015.0.6110
    • Avira Antivirus Pro 15.0.11.579
    • Bitdefender Internet Security 18.23.0.1604
    • BullGuard Internet Security 15.1.307
    • Emsisoft Anti-Malware 10.0.0.5561
    • ESET Smart Security 8.0.319.0
    • Fortinet FortiClient 5.2.3.0633
    • F-Secure Internet Security 15.3
    • Kaspersky Internet Security 16.0.0.614
    • Panda Free Antivirus 15.01.00.0006
    • Quick Heal Total Security 16.00 (9.0.0.46)
    • Sophos Enpoint Security and Control 10.3.12.312
    • Tencent PC Manager 10.11.25856.501
    • ThreatTrack VIPRE Internet Security 8.2.1.16
    • Trend Micro Internet Security 10.0.1150

      copied from: List of approved Windows 10 compatible security products


    my malwarebytes is fully functional so is spybot
    Computer Type: PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number: pc specialist (self design spec)
    OS: Win 10 Home
    CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 1400 Quad Core CPU (3.2GHz-3.4GHz/10MB CACHE/AM4)
    Motherboard: ASUS® PRIME B350-PLUS (DDR4, 6Gb/s, CrossFireX) - RGB Ready!
    Memory: 16GB (2x8) Corsair VENGEANCE DDR4 3200MHz
    Graphics Card: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1600 6GB
    Sound Card: ONBOARD 6 CHANNEL (5.1) HIGH DEF AUDIO (AS STANDARD)
    Monitor(s) Displays: ASUS 27 inch VX278Q
    Screen Resolution: 1920x1080
    Keyboard: Roccat Izku FX Multi Media Gaming Keyboard
    Mouse: Roccat Kova
    PSU: whats a PSU ;)
    Case: Coolermaster
    Cooling: CoolerMaster Hyper 212X (120mm) Fan CPU Cooler
    Hard Drives: 3TB SATA-III 3.5" HDD, 6GB/s, 7200RPM, 64MB CACHE other drives optional (when I get around to it) 2 drives on docks for savers.
    Internet Speed: 350+MB
    Browser: IE11, FF, Vivaldi
    Antivirus: AVG IS
    Other Info: WIRELESS 802.11 AC1300 867Mbps/5GHz, 400Mbps/2.4GHz PCI-E CARD Logitech 2200 speakers 24x DUAL LAYER DVD WRITER ±R/±RW/RAM

  9.    New04 Aug 2015#9

    Could mcafee be causing my internet not to work


  10. Posts : 120 Windows 10 (duh)
       New04 Aug 2015#10

    I've seen countless people having troubles gaming properly when having AVG installed.
    Don't take my word for it: Programs Which May Interfere With Steam
    AVG Anti-virus*
    * We recommend that applications listed in bold with a ( * ) symbol are fully uninstalled from your system if disabling them does not resolve the issue

    Plus, I've seen it first-hand on many infected systems over the years - the s**t is well deserved.
    Did I also mention it has low detection rate, high false positives rate, quite an intrusive, resource hog, ugly as s**t?
    elbmek said:
    The only AV I would call **** is Norton. Everything else is acccording to personal choice. One mans meat is another mans poison. I am no expert, just a customer like most of us, and my opinion is my own. My expertise is called experience.

    My AVG suite has NEVER let me down - yet. MY last one, Kaspersky, did.

    Computer Type: PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model Number: Me
    OS: Windows 10 (duh)
    CPU: Intel
    Motherboard: Asus
    Memory: 4GB
    Graphics Card: 8800

 

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