disable AVG antivirus

  GPa 15:17 14 Oct 2010

To use the colourvision printer calibration programme, I need to disable my AVG antirus component.
I have searched through the AVG interface/Help and cannot find out how to do this. Other components can be disabled, but not antivirus so far as I can see.
I have seen other items like this on this forum, but I have not found an answer on the antivirus component.
Does anyone know how to do this??


  Nontek 15:28 14 Oct 2010
  birdface 15:31 14 Oct 2010

How about tools.advanced settings.Scroll to near the bottom to temporary disable AVG protection and see if that works.

  GPa 17:51 14 Oct 2010

Thanks, Nontek, but Resident Shield appears as a separate component from Antivirus on the interface - will disabling Resident Shield really disable Antivirus? I notice that Antivirus is still shown as "Active".
Any comment?

  birdface 17:54 14 Oct 2010

Probbably the resident shield that is stopping it and not the anti-virus.I would try it with the resident shield switched off.

  GPa 17:55 14 Oct 2010

Thanks buteman, in my version (9.0)I cannot see a "temporary disable" option in the Advanced Settings list. could you be more specific? sorry.

  birdface 19:38 14 Oct 2010

Ok sorry it may just be on the new 2011 version that i use.

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