For information regarding removing the AVG trial messaging and continuing with free protection, continue with the article below. During the expiration of AVG Trial version, you will receive the following message (the wording may vary): You have two options to resume AVG protection: You can remove the Trial version and install AVG AntiVirus Free for continued basic protection by downloading the free product here. For further details on downloading AVG AntiVirus Free please see the article Download AVG AntiVirus Free You can purchase a license for the advanced protection you were enjoying. Note: The trial version can be switched to AVG AntiVirus Free while the trial period is still active, but not after the trial expires. If your trial has expired, you will automatically be switched to AVG AntiVirus Free. Switch to AVG AntiVirus Free: Open Start - Control Panel, and then click Programs and Features. In the list of installed products select AVG, and then click Uninstall. Click the option Switch to AVG AntiVirus Free. An AVG installer will run, downgrading your AVG to a free version. Wait for the installation to finish, and then restart your computer. Your AVG will run as a free version now.