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Revert Expired AVG Trial to Free Version

Avoid The Trial Version

Once in a while AVG will push out an update for their AntiVirus program and when they do you are usually provide with the option to try their Internet Security program for 28 days but once it expires you loose that protection and receive many annoying pop messages so it is best to avoid accepting the trial version all together.

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When you receive a popup of the type shown above be certain to always select the “Basic Protection” option and not the “Internet Security Trial”.

Revert Back to The Free Version

If you have accidentally accepted AVG’s Internet Security trial version and it is now expired there is a simple process to revert back to the free version. Follow the instructions below to do this :


  • Open Programs and Features by clicking the Start button Picture of the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Programs, and then clicking Programs and Features.

  • Select AVG from the list, and then click on Change. AVG will then provide you with a list of options. Choose to “Downgrade to Free Protection”