If you use the free AVG anti-virus program you should update to version 9. Hey, it’s a awesome free program so some manual maintenance should be expected.
Here are the instructions for upgrading to AVG 9.
- Close Everything (Browser, Email, etc)
- Make sure you are connected to the Internet
- Go the the following website and click Download Now:
- Save the file to your Desktop
Run the file you just downloaded and follow the prompts:
Select “I want to install free basic protection (AVG Anti-Virus Free) ->
Next -> Check “I have read the license agreement” and click “Accept” ->
Make sure “Stand Installation” is selexted and click “Next” -> Next ->
UNCHECK “Set Yahoo as my default search engine and notify me of changes” (do this first) ->
UNCHECK “Install the AVG Security Toolbar (recommended)” ->
Next -> Finish -> Click “Yes” to restart.
Right click AVG icon in system tray (bottom right corner)
If prompted for Scan Optimization, select “Wait until the first scheduled scan starts”
Select “Update” if available.
Once installation is complete, you can delete the AVG file your downloaded to your Desktop.