AVG Antivirus Free - How to Optimize the Scanning Speed

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To optimize the scanning of AVG Antivirus Free (based on your current hardware configuration):
  • Double-click the AVG tray icon.
  • Click on the Options menu > Advanced Settings .
  • Go to Scans > Whole Computer Scan.
  • Use the slider button under Adjust scanning speed, four presets are available:
    • Dynamic
    • Basic
    • Medium
    • Fast
  • Click on Apply.

NB: You can individually set the scanning speed for each of AVG's scanners!
Jean-François Pillou

Jean-François Pillou - Founder of CCM
Better known as Jeff, Jean-François Pillou is the founder of CommentCaMarche.net. He is also CEO of CCM Benchmark and digital director at the Figaro Group.

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