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Under specific circumstances, you can encounter the following situation after failed AVG update:

  • AVG is reporting outdated virus base.
  • When you click "Update now" in AVG, the update fails.

To fix this situation:

  1. Download the AVG_RegFix.exe file.
  2. Run the file and confirm the EULA agreement. A confirmation text will be displayed.
  3. Run AVG and click "Update now". 

If the update cannot be completed after these steps, please visit the Update section for more information.

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