How to Disable (Turn Off, Stop) Avast Antivirus

Margret Free
Oct 9 · 3 min read

Now and again, you’ll most likely need to turn off your Avast Antivirus, or simply stop a portion of its shields. As a rule, since you need to install some other gathering security programming like a firewall, or in light of the fact that Avast is obstructing your favorite site or application.

Here’s the speedy step by step control on how to turn off/disable Avast — completely or temporarily. Steps are appropriate to all Avast antivirus items (Free Antivirus, Pro Antivirus, Internet Security, or Avast Premier).

1. Turn Off/Disable Avast Completely (All Shields)

Turning off all Avast shields essentially implies completely turning off the entire Avast Antivirus dynamic insurance. So be certain you recognize what you’re doing, in spite of the fact that it’s quite basic.

Step #1 — Just explore to the Windows taskbar and locate the orange Avast symbol. As a matter of course it is covered up in certain Windows frameworks, so click on the top bolt on the off chance that you don’t see it. When you discover the symbol, perform a right-click on it, search for the alternative ‘Avast shields control’, and select one of the choices there — disable for a) 10 minutes; b) 60 minutes; c) until PC restart; d) for all time.

Step #2 — Whatever alternative you will pick, Avast will approach you for an affirmation, which you need to affirm by choosing ‘Yes’. What’s more, that is it, Avast and every one of its shields ought to be disabled/delayed for whatever timespan you have chosen.

Step #3 — If you need to ensure Avast is truly disabled, simply open its primary window. It ought to be red and saying ‘All antivirus shields are off’. To re-empower it once more, click on the green button ‘RESOLVE’, and it should turn green with the message ‘You’re secured’.

2. Uninstall Avast Antivirus Completely

In the event that none of these means tackled your concern, at that point you can consider uninstalling Avast Antivirus completely. In spite of the fact that we firmly debilitate it, Avast is the best free Antivirus accessible.

In case you’re certain you need to do it, pursue our bit by bit manage ‘How to Uninstall/Remove Avast Antivirus 2019’ or download the basic evacuation tool called Avast Uninstall Utility.

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