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Antivirus Update Error

There are many reasons for the update error on your antivirus software. Some of them are inadequate storage space, outdated Drivers, or missing files. The Windows update is the first priority in fixing this issue. Hence, it's compulsory to update your Windows to eliminate such errors again.


  1. Lack of storage space. 
  2. Unstable or poor internet connection. 
  3. A hardware malfunctions. 
  4. Infected updated files.

Solution 1: Make Some Space

  • Making some space in the disk is the primary way to fix the update error. Once you free up the space and clean your system, all the junk files and clutter will be eliminated. You can use an effective tool such as a PC cleaner tool to remove junk and clean the space. 

Solution 2: Use a Windows Update Troubleshooting Tool

A troubleshooting tool might help you fix the update error if the main cause wasn't the less storage. The tool is capable of keeping your Windows updated and free from errors. You need to follow certain steps to run this tool. 

  1. Go to the Start menu on your Windows. 
  2. Click on the gear icon or Settings. 
  3. Under the Settings section, click on Update & Security. 
  4. Now, tap on Troubleshoot under Update & Security. 
  5. Then, tap on the Additional Troubleshooter option. 
  6. After that, tap on Windows Update and select “Run the Troubleshooter.” 
  7. Lastly, restart your computer.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

The AVG automatic updates keep your computer protected from threats. However, it may slow down your PC's speed. An animation will appear in the system tray when AVG is updating. Your PC's speed may slow down an application running a system test.

AVG is an effective antivirus software and works well to detect threats. However, it might cause some issues with your computer. It may slow down your computer or interfere with the running of programs. Hence, it will be a good option to uninstall it in order to fix the issue.

To remove AVG completely:
  1. Go to the Windows Start icon. 
  2. Then, right-click on it and select Apps and Features. 
  3. Confirm that the Apps are selected on the left side. 
  4. Then, click on the three dots with the AVG Internet Security and tap Uninstall twice. 
  5. Select yes if a permission prompt appears.

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