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AVG Security Toolbar

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The AVG Security Toolbar is a tool that works together with the LinkScanner component and checks the search results of supported Internet search engines (Yahoo!, Google, Bing, Baidu, Yandex,, AOL,

This tool is available in all editions of AVG 2011. If you choose to install the toolbar during the installation of AVG, it will be added to Microsoft Internet Explorer and/or Mozilla Firefox.

We would like to inform you that if you are using an alternative Internet browser instead of Internet Explorer, (e.g Avant Browser) you may experience unexpected behavior. 

The AVG Security Toolbar can be used to control the LinkScanner functions, to adjust its behavior, and to update AVG when new updates are available. There is also a dynamic surfshield button available displaying the security status of currently viewed webpage

More about AVG Security Toolbar features can be found in FAQ 3620.

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