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AVG and Windows firewall question

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  • Started 7 years ago by Faytheranches
  • Latest reply from jal
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Posted yesterday 
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I have just installed AVG 3 pack onto my new computer. The Windows security centre prompted me to turn on Windows firewall which I did. Now my AVG Internet security centre tells me I am not protected as firewall is turned off,Email scanner and web shield are not active.
I can't work out how to activate the AVG firewall and turn off the windows firewall. Should I? and how? idiot's instructions needed please.

Posted 7 years ago
Posts: 5618

You may have a virus,

Download the free and wonderful Malwarebytes and run a full scan,

Posted 7 years ago
Posts: 111

Windows won't allow you to have two Firewalls working at once as they clash with each other so one disables the other

Go to Start - Control Panel - Security Centre - Click Windows Firewall - In the Windows Firewall Popup click off - Click OK -

Posted 7 years ago

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