AVG antivirus is the excellent security software which secures your device from malware and viruses and it can be install through www.avg.com/retail. But sometimes AVG is not working with Outlook because of the slow performance of the PC. In this blog, you will read the method if AVG is not working with Outlook.
Method To Fix AVG Antivirus Not Working With Outlook:
- Disable Plugin during AVG Installation:
You should click on “Start” button and then you should “Open” and after this, you have to browse the AVG setup file just to download it from the internet. Now, you should double-click on the file just to launch the AVG setup wizard. After this, you should Accept the License Agreement and then, you should click on “Next” option. If it asked you should choose an installation type, then just click on the “Custom Install” option and then you have to click on “Next” option. After this, you should go to the “Microsoft Outlook Add-in” option which is in the Component Selection area and then click on the check-box which is next to the “Microsoft Outlook Add-in” option just to remove the checkmark from it and then click on the “Next” button. Now, you should finish the AVG installation and then just restart the PC. www.avg.com/retail
- Disable Plugin in Outlook:
You should launch Outlook and then login to your email profile. After this, you should click on “File” option which is on the Outlook ribbon bar. Then, you should click on “Options” just to open a new window and then you have to click on the “Add-ins” link which displays in the list on the left side of the window. Now, the View and Manage Microsoft Office Add-ins pane displays on the right side of the window. After this, you should click on the drop-down list which is next to the “Manage” label and then choose “COM Add-ins” and then click on the “Go” button. Here, you have to click on the check box which is next to the “AVG Outlook Add-in” option just to remove the check-mark and then you have to click on “Ok” button. At this point, click on the “File” option which is on the Outlook ribbon bar and then, just click on “Exit” option. At last, restart Outlook and then, you have to click on “Send and Receive” on the ribbon. Now, Outlook will download emails from your email server without scanning them with the AVG plugin
- Configure AVG Email Protection:
First, you have to open the AVG program and then click on Options. After this, you should click on Advanced Settings option which appears in the Options menu. Now, in the left pane, you have to expand Email Protection and then select Email Scanner and just choose Servers. At this point, you should choose POP3 or IMAP and then click on Add new server. After this, you should enter the name of the new server and then click on Ok button. Then in the left pane, you should expand Email Protection and select Email Scanner and choose Servers. Now, you have to click on SMPT and then click on Add new server. At last, you should enter the name of the new server and then click on Ok button.
- Edit the Settings:
In the login type, you should choose fixed host and then you have to enter the details of your SMTP server. After this, enter Local port: 5400. In the Connection section, you should choose Secure to the dedicated port which is based on your network configuration. After this, you should choose the Activate this server and then just use it from the sending and receiving emails option and then click on Ok button. Now, AVG Email protection is successfully set up.
The above method will help you to solve the problem if AVG antivirus is not working with Outlook. For more help, just visit to the site of AVG via avg.com/retail.
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