AVG Free great anti virus, however the company discretely tries to get user’s to try their 30 day trial version during the installation, causing it to eventually expire and cause issues. TO get around this, follow these close instructions when you are installing AVG Free.
Step 1 – Visit http://www.avg.com/ww-en/free-antivirus-download and click the FREE download button. Once downloading, run the install.
Step 2 – AVG will download and begin installation.
Step 3 – DO NOT select Continue. Select “Custom Installation” as below.
Step 4 – Change the radio selection from “Full Protection” to “Basic Protection”. Then press Continue.
Step 5 -Select “Install Now”.
Step 6 – Once installed AVG will be running in the background. A new pop up will come up as below. Select “Skip for now” at the bottom left, and/or X button in top right. If this screen does not close, simply ignore it for a while, or force close it from task manager. AVG is actually running OK in the background already from the system tray.
Step 7 – AVG can be accessed from your system tray in the bottom right near your PC time.