Fix Freezing Issue of AVG® Antivirus in Windows® 7
AVG antivirus is one of the advanced antivirus software available today. The AVG antivirus is also very user friendly. Once the AVG antivirus is installed in the computer, you need to update the antivirus software. Mere installing of the antivirus software in the computer might not help in removing the virus from the computer. You need to install the antivirus and update it for optimizing the performance. The freezing issues might happen with AVG antivirus. This s caused due to many reasons. If the recommended system requirements are not fulfilled, then the freezing issue might occur. Make sure that these recommended requirements are fulfilled in the computer.
The following might help you in fixing the Windows 7 computer freezing issue while using AVG antivirus.
- Upgrade RAM
- Perform disk defragmentation
- Close unnecessary programs
Software have minimum system requirements to be fulfilled for being installed in a computer. In order to improve the performance of an antivirus the hardware plays an important part. While scanning using an antivirus, it might take time. During scan, the file is loaded to RAM and analyzed. You need to upgrade RAM if the Windows 7 computer freezes while using AVG antivirus.
Perform disk defragmentation
While performing a full scan, the AVG antivirus scans for the files. The files might be scattered all over the hard disk. This might cause the freezing issue. So the hard disk would consume time and power in finding the files and scanning it. In order to resolve this, you need to set up the files in the hard disk in such an order, so that the computer is able to scan it faster. Perform a disk defragmentation using Windows. After that the freezing issue will be resolved.
You need to close any unnecessary programs. When programs are running in the computer, then it might engage some of the devices in the computer. That is, the computer would be using some of the system resources. This might cause freezing issue in the computer. You need to close all unnecessary programs while scanning the computer using AVG antivirus.
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