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My AVG Internet Security causing the host to go offline

Included with AVG Internet Security is a firewall component that may prevent the host from operating properly.

Note: This is a courtesy article to assist with AVG software blocking the host. If you need further assistance, please contact AVG support.

To resolve the problem:

  1. Right-click the AVG icon in the Windows systray, then click Launch AVG Control Center.
  2. Select Tools, then Firewall Settings.
  3. Under the Profiles option on the left side of the screen, click the + next to the bottom profile listed, i.e., "Standalone computer" or "Small home or office network."
  4. Click the + next to Applications.
  5. Find LogMeIn in the list and modify the Application action to Allow for all
  6. Scroll back up to Applications and click it so it is highlighted.
  7. Select Add on the right hand side of the page.
  8. Click the button next to Path and browse to C:\ProgramData\LogMeIn (x64 for 64 bit OS).
  9. Select LogMeInSystray.exe and click Open.
  10. Change the Application action to Allow for all and select Apply.
  11. Repeat these steps for the following host software files: LMIGuardian.exe, raabout.exe
What to do next:

Once these steps have been completed, click the LogMeIn tray icon and click LogMeIn Control Panel. Once the toolkit opens, click the power button in the top left corner to disable the host. Once disabled, click the power button again to re-enable the host. The host should no longer appear as Enabled but offline. Related links AVG Support Center:

Article last updated: 27 September, 2022