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How to Disable Avast Antivirus?

Avast Antivirus is a security software that protects your device from malware, viruses, spyware, and ransomware. But, in some cases, the Avast Antivirus will oppose the installation of your trusted software. Avast might detect the application to be a threat, and the information about the software may not be registered in the Avast database.You can disable Avast Antivirus from the Avast application itself.It can be disabled, either temporarily or permanently on your device. Alternatively, it can be uninstalled using the control panel.

Disabling Avast Antivirus Temporarily

  • The Avast Antivirus software can be disabled temporarily or for a specific
  • Open the desktop or laptop and navigate to the task manager,or click on the triangle icon that is available on the taskbar to open the Avast Antivirus.
  • Select the Avast shields control option under the Avast user interface
  • Choose the time duration from the displayed options and click Yes to confirm your action.

Disabling Avast Antivirus Firewall

The Avast Antivirus software uses a firewall to monitor the traffic on your device. The Avast Firewall is disabled in the case when the firewall detects false positives and blocks you from accessing the internet for some applications, even if it is trustworthy.

  • To disable the Avast Firewall, you must open the Avast Antivirus first.
  • Click on the Settings icon and select Active Protection.
  • Toggle off the Firewall button and choose the time duration.
  • Now, the Avast Firewall is disabled on your device.

How to Disable Avast In Windows 10?

  • Open your Windows 10 desktop and navigate to the taskbar to select the Avast By default, the Avast is hidden in the toolbar. At that time, click on the small triangle icon and open the notification area to select it.
  • Click on the Avast user interface menu and select Avast shields control.
  • Choose your desired option among Disable for 10 minutes, Disable for 1 hour, Disable until computer is restarted, Disable permanently.
  • Click on theYes or OK button to confirm the action.
  • You can confirm that the Avast Antivirus is disabled when the 'All your shields are off' message appears while you attempt to open it the next time.
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How To Disable Avast Antivirus In Windows 7?

Procedure to disable Avast on Windows 7 is the same as the step mentioned above for Windows 10. if you have difficulties in disabling the Avast Antivirus, contact our technical support by clicking the Call button available on this screen.