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How To Transfer Avg From One Computer To Another?

AVG antivirus is one of the most preferred antivirus applications in recent times. It is one of the few antivirus applications that are compatible with Windows, Mac, and mobile operating systems. AVG antivirus has a vast range of features, including real-time scanning for malware. With an all-new interface, AVG antivirus has a much better success rate than any other antivirus software at present. If you want to transfer AVG from one computer to another, it's possible to uninstall the same subscription and install it on the other computer.

Transfer Avg From One Computer To Another

Subscription options for available for AVG antivirus

  • AVG Internet Security: You can activate AVG on 10 devices (max) across Windows, Mac, and also mobile platforms like iOS and Android. 
  • AVG Internet Security for PC: You can activate the AVG subscription on only a single Windows PC. You can transfer the subscription to another computer but cannot use the subscription on more than one computer. 
  • AVG Internet Security for Mac: If you have activated AVG on one Mac computer, you can transfer the AVG antivirus to another. You cannot use the same subscription on more than one Mac computer.We will now see how to transfer AVG from one computer to another.

Step 1: Uninstall Avg From The 1st Computer

  • Make sure the computer is turned on.
  • Do a right-click on the Window icon and select the Apps and Features option.
  • Select the AVG antivirus in the Apps and Features window.
  • Click the Uninstall button.
  • Click the Yes button when a confirmation pop-up window opens.
  • The AVG Setup Wizard will open. Now, click the Uninstall button.
  • Click Yes to confirm the uninstallation.
  • You will see the uninstallation progress on the screen.
  • Once the uninstallation is complete, click the Restart computer button on the screen.

Step 2: Download Avg On The 2nd Computer

  • Open the default browser on your second computer.
  • Open the AVG antivirus site and download AVG internet security.
  • Once the download is finished, do a right-click on the setup file and select the Run as administrator option.
  • Click the Yes button for the app to make changes.
  • The AVG installer will now open.
  • Select the default language and click the Install button.
  • You will see the installation progress on the screen. Click the  Continue button.
  • When the screen shows All right, how would you like to continue?, click the  Activate button.

Step 3: Activate Avg On The 2nd Computer

When you first purchased AVG internet security, you would have gotten an activation code through email. Open your personal email and look for the AVG activation code. Now proceed with the steps.

  • Enter the 18-character activation code in the field and click the Enter button.
  • You will see the AVG Internet Security subscription details along with the expiry date.
  • Finally, click Continue.

You have successfully seen the steps to transfer AVG from one computer to another.