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December 9, 2012 13:40 Turn Off AVG Tuneup #221461
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Join Date: 9.12.2012
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I would like to know how to turn off TuneUp or prevent it from starting, i checked the Registry 32 & 64 run locations, startup folder and scheduled tasks, but i cant find any entry that i can use to prevent tuneup from starting...
i would like to run TuneUp 2013 every month or so, not all the time, there is no need for that on my machine.
December 11, 2012 13:31 Re: Turn Off AVG Tuneup #221531
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Join Date: 4.11.2012
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Strange request, usually everyone wants it running all the time. But until they have a simple switch you can do it this way.

To configure how a service is started using the Windows interface

Click Start, click in the Start Search box, type services.msc, and then press ENTER.

In the details pane (on the right side), right-click on AVG Tuneup Service "right" click then "left" click Properties.

Click Stop button, and wait a sec (which the tray icon will disappear, shutting it down right now)

On the General tab, in Startup type, click Disabled (which will keep it off)

Zap :nerd:

*Note I do not work for AVG support*