How can I revert from a trial version of AVG Antivirus back to the free version?

Judith Hand May 23, 2012
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I had a free trial of AVG anti-virus and went along with an offer of a 30 day trial AVG Internet Security 2012. How do I get rid of the latter and get back the free trial without losing protection? I’m not well-versed in computer and can’t afford to screw up the transition. Feel free to spell it out for me. Thanks!

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  1. shawnette
    October 2, 2012 at 2:41 pm

    i want to uninstall avg trial version how can i do that?

  2. Nick Bradley
    August 11, 2012 at 10:39 pm

    If you go into the control panel and try to uninstall it, it will then ask if you'd like to switch to basic.

    • Jude
      October 2, 2012 at 3:37 pm

      Thank you; that's even better. Fortunately (or unfortunately) the computer I was on had a jack break, so I'm on a loaner that automatically came with the free version of AVG. I'll keep this in mind for whichever I get in November sometime.

  3. Judith Hand
    May 23, 2012 at 2:33 pm

    Thank you; that's easier than I thought and a relief!

  4. Bruce Epper
    May 23, 2012 at 4:11 am

    If you do not enter a valid activation code, after the trial period it will automatically revert to the free version. You don't need to do anything at all.