Downloads of v 18.1817.103:


Last Update:

03 Jan 2018

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • AVG Technologies


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AVG Antivirus Free

18.1817.103 | Updated: 03 Jan 2018



Downloads of v 18.1817.103:



Software Author(s):

  • AVG Technologies

AVG Antivirus Free 18.1817.103

All Checks are Passing

2 Passing Test

Validation Testing Passed

Verification Testing Passed


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


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


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


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade avgantivirusfree -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade avgantivirusfree -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure avgantivirusfree installed
    name: avgantivirusfree
    state: present
    version: 18.1817.103
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

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chocolatey_package 'avgantivirusfree' do
  action    :install
  version  '18.1817.103'
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: avgantivirusfree,
    Version: 18.1817.103,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller avgantivirusfree
   Name     = 'avgantivirusfree'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = '18.1817.103'
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'avgantivirusfree':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '18.1817.103',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install avgantivirusfree version="18.1817.103" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

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$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

# *** Automatically filled ***
$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = 'avgantivirusfree'
  fileType       = 'exe'
  url            = ''
  url64bit       = ''
  silentArgs     = "/mode=offline /install=fmw,zen,bav /langid=$((Get-UICulture).LCID) /silent=true"
  checksum       = 'c95ca60a901844a9bb76d417dc55839db04c74d68ab987924366d707923b1c38'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  checksum64     = 'd015b93d5907860e598e942fadfe51b8c4a52b32938e830b8d6776dd2463ce09'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
  validExitCodes = @(0)
# *** Automatically filled ***

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
$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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