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Why is share access denied from Windows clients running AVG antivirus?


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Windows Clients running AVG antivirus may experience errors when accessing shares on the Storage Sync for VMware/Hyper-V 


When opening a file the users may see the error: 

Access Denied contact your administrator


When navigating to a file and attempting to open the file the users may see the error:

The directory name is invalid when trying to open a file.


Within the AVG admin console, exceptions will need to be added for the ELC, Private, and Shared locations.  


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