AVG Free 2011


AVG Free 2011:

Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows XP:

  • Click Start and select My Computer
  • Click the Tools item from the menu at the top of the window (if you don’t see Tools press the Alt key on your keyboard and it will appear)
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure Show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Next, uncheck the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
  • Then, uncheck the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
  • Click Apply then click OK

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in AVG Free 2011 on Windows XP:

  • Open AVG and close the pop-up ad that shows up on the bottom of the screen then double-click on Resident Shield
  • Click on Tools at the top and select Advanced settings…
  • Click on Excluded Items under Resident Shield
  • Click on the Add Path button on the right
  • Click on the + next to My Computer in the Browse For Folder window
  • Click on the + next to your system drive (usually C:)
  • Click on the + next to Program Files
  • Click once on the Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware folder so that it is highlighted and click on OK
  • Click on the Add Path button on the right
  • Click on the + next to My Computer in the Browse For Folder window
  • Click on the + next to your system drive (usually C:)
  • Click on the + next to Documents and Settings
  • Click on the + next to Application Data
  • Click once on the Malwarebytes folder so that it is highlighted and click on OK
  • Click on the Add File button on the right and click on My Computer on the left
  • Double-click on your system drive (usually C:)
  • Double-click on Windows
  • Scroll to the right until you find the System32 folder and double-click on it
  • Double-click on the drivers folder
  • Scroll to the right until you find mbam.sys and double-click on it
  • Click on the Apply button at the bottom of the program window and then click on OK
  • Close the AVG window

Reset Hidden Files and Folders in Windows XP:

  • Click Start and select My Computer
  • Click the Tools item from the menu at the top of the window (if you don’t see Tools press the Alt key on your keyboard and it will appear)
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure Do not show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Next, check the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
  • Then, check the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
  • Click Apply then click OK

Show Hidden Files and Folders in Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • Click on the Start Posted Image button and select Computer
  • Press the Alt key on your keyboard and click on Tools
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure that Show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Next, uncheck the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
  • Then, uncheck the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
  • Click Apply then click OK

Set Exclusions for Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware in AVG Free 2011 in Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • Open AVG and close the pop-up ad that shows up on the bottom of the screen then double-click on Resident Shield
  • Click on Tools at the top and select Advanced settings…
  • Click on Excluded Items under Resident Shield
  • Click on the Add Path button on the right
  • Click on the + next to Computer in the Browse For Folder window
  • Click on the + next to your system drive (usually C:)
  • Click on the + next to Program Files Note: This should be Program Files (x86) for 64 bit Windows versions.
  • Click once on the Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware folder so that it is highlighted and click on OK
  • Click on the Add Path button on the right
  • Click on the + next to Computer in the Browse For Folder window
  • Click on the + next to your system drive (usually C:)
  • Click on the + next to ProgramData
  • Click once on the Malwarebytes folder so that it is highlighted and click on OK
  • Click on the Add File button on the right and click on Computer on the left
  • Double-click on your system drive (usually C:)
  • Double-click on Windows
  • Scroll to the right until you find the System32 folder and double-click on it
  • Double-click on the drivers folder
  • Scroll to the right until you find mbam.sys and double-click on it
  • Click on the Apply button at the bottom of the program window and then click on OK
  • Close the AVG window

Reset Hidden Files and Folders in Windows Vista and Windows 7:

  • Click on the Start Posted Image button and select Computer
  • Press the Alt key on your keyboard and click on Tools
  • Select Folder Options
  • Click the View tab and make sure that Do not show hidden files and folders is selected under Hidden files and folders
  • Next, check the box next to Hide protected operating system files (Recommended)
  • Then, check the box next to Hide extensions for known filetypes
  • Click Apply then click OK

Set Exclusions for AVG Free 2011 in Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware:

  • Open Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware and click on the Ignore List tab
  • Click on the Add button
  • In the small browse window that opens, navigate to C:\Program Files and click once on AVG and click OK
  • Close Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware
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Posted December 12, 2012 by Wide Glide in Malwarebytes' Antimalware

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