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After running a scan, a Scan Finished! screen appears where you can view a list of detections related to the scan you selected from the Scan Options screen. If the scan does not detect any threats, click Go Back to return to main screen of AVG Antivirus.
View detected malware threats
If AVG Antivirus detects suspicious files during a scan, you can review a list of any found threats.
For each detection, you can view where in your system the file was located as well as what action was taken to protect your PC. By default, all detections are fixed automatically, meaning AVG first attempts to repair the file. If the entire file is malicious, AVG attempts to move the file to Quarantine, or deletes the file if neither action is successful.
You can configure how each scan handles detected threats in Actions in scan settings. However, we recommend you only modify settings for custom scans. Read more...
Hover your cursor over a detection to see more details. If the file has been moved to the Quarantine click Move to Quarantine to perform further actions. Read more...
Remove poorly rated browser extensions
Some browser extensions can track your browsing activity, display unwanted ads, and capture your private or sensitive data. After running a Full Computer Scan, you can also review a list of your browser extensions which have poor ratings.
You can view the name of the extension and its source, as well as its rating (out of five stars). Click Remove in each row to delete any unwanted extensions from your browser.
In some cases, browser extensions can change your default search provider. After you remove an unwanted extension, AVG may prompt you to select a search engine from a verified vendor. Use the drop-down menu to select your preferred search engine, then click Save.
Resolve performance issues
After you run a Performance scan, you can review a list of any found issues:
- Registry Issues: unnecessary registry entries in your system that could cause your PC to slow down, for example, during startup and shutdown.
- System Cache & Logs: junk files and items stored in your PC's system that could be taking up disk space.
- Browser Data: data stored in browsers that may be taking up disk space.
- Outdated Software: outdated third party software that could cause vulnerabilities on your PC.
Hover your cursor over a list item to see specific details about the benefits of resolving a particular issue. Click any detected issue to view how much and which data can be removed to free up space.
To resolve any detected performance issues, click Install to fix to download the AVG PC TuneUp application.