With over 200 million downloads on CNET alone, AVG 8.5 is among the most popular free antivirus solutions on the market today. If you're one of the countless users who find AVG's notification area to be naggy (present since version 8.0), then keep reading to disable it once and for all.


The workaround is as simple as renaming a couple of files in AVG's main program directory. Furthermore, in an attempt to save you time, we've written a quick batch file which renames the files and disables the notification area for you.

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