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AVG Antivirus Free

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This package was approved as a trusted package on 1/3/2018.

Essential free protection that won't let you down

  • Stop viruses, spyware, & other malware
  • Block unsafe links, downloads, & email attachments
  • Scan for PC performance problems
  • Get real time-security updates

To install AVG Antivirus Free, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install avgantivirusfree

To upgrade AVG Antivirus Free, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade avgantivirusfree

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    # *** Automatically filled ***
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = 'avgantivirusfree'
      fileType       = 'exe'
      url            = 'http://files-download.avg.com/inst/mp/Antivirus_Free_x86_1819.exe'
      url64bit       = 'http://files-download.avg.com/inst/mp/Antivirus_Free_x64_1818.exe'
      silentArgs     = "/mode=offline /install=fmw,zen,bav /langid=$((Get-UICulture).LCID) /silent=true"
      checksum       = 'c95ca60a901844a9bb76d417dc55839db04c74d68ab987924366d707923b1c38'
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      checksum64     = 'd015b93d5907860e598e942fadfe51b8c4a52b32938e830b8d6776dd2463ce09'
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'
      validExitCodes = @(0)
    }
    # *** Automatically filled ***
    
    Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
    
  • tools\chocolateyUninstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    
    # *** Automatically filled ***
    $packageName    = 'avgantivirusfree'
    $softwareName   = 'AVG Protection'
    $fileType       = 'exe'
    $silentArgs     = '/mode=offline /uninstall=fmw,zen,bav /silent=true'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    # *** Automatically filled ***
    
    [array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey -SoftwareName $softwareName
    
    if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
      $key | % { 
        $file = $_.UninstallString
        if (![string]::IsNullOrEmpty($file)) { $file = $file.Replace('"', '') }
        if (![string]::IsNullOrEmpty($file)) { $file = ($file -Split ' /')[0] }
    
        if (![string]::IsNullOrEmpty($file) -and (Test-Path $file)) {
          Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage -PackageName $packageName `
                                      -FileType $fileType `
                                      -SilentArgs $silentArgs `
                                      -ValidExitCodes $validExitCodes `
                                      -File $file
        } else {
          Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means. Unknown uninstaller: $file"
        }
      }
    } elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
      Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
    } elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
      Write-Warning "$key.Count matches found!"
      Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
      Write-Warning "Please alert package maintainer the following keys were matched:"
      $key | % {Write-Warning "- $_.DisplayName"}
    }
    

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Dependencies

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • AVG Technologies

Copyright

Copyright © AVG Technologies

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