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How to download and install AVG

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Before installing AVG please see the article How to prepare your computer for installation of AVG.

To install AVG on your computer:

  1. Go to
  2. Scroll down to your product in the list and click Paid version (if you purchased AVG), Trial version or Free version depending on the product you are installing.
  3. If you are asked whether to run or save the file, select Save or Save as. We recommend to download the file to your Desktop.
  4. Double-click the downloaded file to start the installation process.
  5. Follow the instructions on your screen and when prompted, insert your AVG license number, which was sent to you in an email after the purchase (does not apply to AVG Free). 
    Tip: If you need to retrieve your license number visit
  6. Complete the installation and restart your computer.

Your computer will now be protected by AVG. 

In case the installation was not successful, please refer to FAQ 5175 for help with common issues.

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