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Should I remove AVGRewards?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,998
United States Rank #17,765
Reach 0.0039%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.06 days
237.83 days >
Average installed length: 124.96 days


2.0 100.00%


What is AVGRewards?

AVG Rewards is a potentially unwanted feature of the AVG Safeguard toolbar and cannot be uninstalled separately. It will display popup advertisements in the browser with coupon offers based on the web pages the user visits. The Rewards Coupon Tab is only viewable when visiting a merchant site participating in the Rewards coupon program. It is often bundled with various AVG products including the AVG anti-virus through an 'offer'.

About  (from AVG Technologies)

AVG Rewards is a new feature that displays deals and coupons for popular retailers as you browse the web using your web browser - Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer. AVG Rewards will make it easier to find and use coupons and deals at your favorite online merchants. While you shop on popular retail sites, AVG Rewar...  Read more


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named AVGRewards.dll. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 524.73 KB (537,324 bytes).
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Displays unwanted advertisements

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.avgrewards.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\avgrewards
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\AVGRewards\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 524.73 KB

Program filesFiles installed by AVGRewards

Program module:AVGRewards.dll
Additional files:
  • AVGRewards.dll - AVGRewards
  • cfgcodec.exe
  • Uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • AVGRewards.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'AVGRewards' with the class of {E155F23C-9931-47c6-A619-20E6FCA86D75}.

How do I remove AVGRewards?

You can uninstall AVGRewards from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AVGRewards, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove AVGRewards.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by AVGRewards you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.75%
Windows 10 35.06%
Windows XP 11.69%
Windows Vista 6.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.58%
Windows 8.1 22.37%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.84%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.24%
  Kuwait 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.99%
Hewlett-Packard 29.58%
Acer 11.27%
Toshiba 8.45%
ASUS 8.45%
Lenovo 5.63%
Samsung 1.41%
Intel 1.41%
Common models
eMachines ET1831 4.35%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.90%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 2.90%
Hewlett-Packard p6774y 2.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite L555 1.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite L40t-A 1.45%

About AVG Technologies

AVG Technologies is a global leader in security software, protecting more than 110 million consumers and small business computer users in 167 countries.
Publisher URL: www.avg.com

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SteveG (Expert)over a year ago
Every time I use fire fox Chrome for various websites I get this AVG rewards box that pops up and you cannot get rid of it. It’s very annoying.