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How to run AVG in safe mode

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To handle persistent infections, it is possible to run AVG scan in a safe mode. The functionality is limited to command line scan.

To run the scan, proceed as follows:

  1. Restart the computer into Safe Mode, as described in FAQ 2324 - How to reboot your computer to the Safe mode.
  2. In the Safe Mode, run AVG by double-clicking its icon on the desktop.
  3. AVG 2013 command line scanner will be displayed:
    • Change the scan settings according to your individual needs.
    • Click Start scan.
  4. All detected infections will be healed or moved to AVG Virus Vault automatically.


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