Today we will see how to disable Avast antivirus in Windows 10 and all the related questions regarding it. The steps which I have provided below are with pictures, which will make more easy to understand.
- How To Disable Avast Antivirus
- How To Disable Avast Antivirus Quickly (Alternative way)
- How To Turn Off Avast Antivirus
- How to Enable Avast Antivirus
- How To Uninstall Avast Antivirus
How To Disable Avast Antivirus
Step 1: Open Avast Antivirus on your computer
First, we will check the recommended way how to disable avast antivirus. We will also talk about the quick way.
Step 2: Click on Menu option
Once the window will open. You need to find the Menu option on the top right corner.
Step 3: Open Setting option
After clicking Menu, then need to click on setting.
Step 4: Tap on Protection
This option contain all the important settings of your Antivirus.
Step 5: Tap on Core Shields
Core is the main function of the program, it will show on.
Step 6: Toggle it to turn off
The green on button means it is protecting your system, let click on that to disable Avast Antivirus.
Step 7: Select Stop Indefinitely
Once you select it, Avast Antivirus will get disabled.
Good job, you have disable the Avast Antivirus. Once it is done successfully a message will prompt on the screen. Check the below picture.
All your shield are turned off means it is completely disable until you turn on back. Turn off or disabling the Antivirus can affect the computer. So make sure you are not running any unwanted file. If you are finding for any alternative way to turn off or disable it, I will also provide an alternative just below. Make sure to check that too.
Avast Antivirus is one of the oldest protection program for the different Operating System. From the year 1995 to till the date. Isn’t a long time for a tech company giving a wonderful service to there user. At last securing your all the files, images and other documents. Let’s now jump to the second alternative way how to disable avast antivirus quickly.
How To Disable Avast Antivirus Quickly (Alternative way)
Now I will discuss, the quick way to disable it directly from taskbar.
Step 1: Click on the hidden icon
This hidden icon show all the programs runs as soon you turn on the computer, example Avast Antivirus, NAT, Bluetooth, etc. Click on that.
Step 2: Right click above the Avast icon
Once you see the Avast icon, take your cursor above that and just do one right click. You will see a small popup will appear.
Step 3: Select Avast Shields Control
This is the same option, as we performed in the first method. Protection option->Core Shield.
Step 4: Now select disable permanently
It will turn off/disable Avast Antivirus permanently. And immediately you will get a message from the system.
Virus Protection is off. Turned it back on.
How To Turn Off Avast Antivirus
All the steps that we discussed above, how to disable Avast antivirus and turning it off is same. When you install Avast antivirus on the system, you get to three option to do with that, disable/turn off, update to new version and Uninstall it.
So in order to turn off Avast antivirus, go to above steps. I am also going to mention about the steps to uninstall the Avast antivirus below.
How to Enable Avast Antivirus
Now, suppose you know the process of disable or turning off Avast antivirus. Let’s see the way how to enable Avast Antivirus back.
Step 1: Open Avast Antivirus
First, open the Avast antivirus by doing double click on the icon.
Step 2: Click Turn on
All your shields are turned off, as it is showing turn on. Just hit that and Avast Antivirus will be enable back.
How To Uninstall Avast Antivirus
In order to uninstall or remove Avast Antivirus completely from the PC is not simple. But don’t worry, I have mention how to uninstall Avast Antivirus.
Step 1: Select Apps and feature option
First, need to right click on the start menu. Now select Apps and features.
Step 2: Find the Avast Antivirus
In Apps and Features, you will see all the programs you have installed. Find down the Avast Antivirus and click on that and uninstall option will drop down.
Step 3: Click Yes to User Account control
Once you click on Uninstall, a popup will prompt from user account control on your screen. Please select Yes.
Step 4: Setup wizard page will appear
The setup wizard page of the Avast Antivirus will appear and click the Uninstall option.
Step 5: Restart the computer
Avast is removed now from the system, now its time to restart the computer. You will notice, when you install or uninstall any program, it is say to restart. Restart is very important to make any changes to the system.
Now I am sure you have enough knowledge about Avast Antivirus. No more question regarding how to disable Avast Antivirus. Great job.
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