AVG Free Antivirus 2016 has been released and available to download. AVG has added File Shredder feature to their free antivirus with version 2014, as a result, you can see its option on the selected file or folder’s context menu.

AVG previous versions haven’t offered an option in their settings to disable ‘Permanently Shred with AVG‘ from context menu, but 2016 version does.

Remove AVG Shredder from Windows Context Menu in AVG 2016

1. Open AVG interface

2. Click on Options > select ‘Advanced Settings’

3. Advanced Settings > Appearance, on the right pane, under context menu,  uncheck ‘Show AVG Shredder in the Windows Context Menu’

AVG Shredder context menu option in advanced Settings

4. Click on ‘OK’ to apply the changes.

If you want AVG Shredder option in the right click menu back, follow the above steps and check the option we’ve unchecked.

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