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AVG will scan your computer automatically every day - the pop-up shown below will appear in the bottom right corner to indicate a scan is taking place and again when it has been completed

 

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But if you think you may be infected and wish to do a manual scan, then from the main AVG interface click Scan now which will scan the whole computer

 

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The progress of the scan will be shown as below, and from this screen you can Pause or Stop the scan

 

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Once the scan is completed you will see the summary screen below which will tell you if any threats were found and if so what action was taken, you can click on Details to see more information

 

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You will also see the following prompt pop up in the bottom right corner of the screen to confirm that the scan has finished, and to show a quick summary of the scan results

 

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You can also click the Scan options button, where you can then choose to scan specific files or folders, scan for rootkits or make changes to the scheduled scan settings

 

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