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

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.

How To Disable Avast Antivirus

Step 2: Click on Menu option

Once the window will open. You need to find the Menu option on the top right corner.

How To Disable Avast Antivirus

Step 3: Open Setting option

After clicking Menu, then need to click on setting.

How To Disable Avast Antivirus

Step 4: Tap on Protection

This option contain all the important settings of your Antivirus.

How To Disable Avast Antivirus

Step 5: Tap on Core Shields

Core is the main function of the program, it will show on.

How To Disable Avast Antivirus

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.

How To Disable Avast Antivirus

Step 7: Select Stop Indefinitely

Once you select it, Avast Antivirus will get disabled.

How To Disable Avast Antivirus

Good job, you have disable the Avast Antivirus. Once it is done successfully a message will prompt on the screen. Check the below picture.

How To Disable Avast Antivirus

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.

 How To Disable Avast Antivirus

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.

How To Disable Avast Antivirus

Step 3: Select Avast Shields Control

This is the same option, as we performed in the first method. Protection option->Core Shield.

How To Disable Avast Antivirus

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 Disable Avast Antivirus

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.

How to enable avast antivirus

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 enable Avast Antivirus

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.

how to uninstall avast antivirus

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.

how to uninstall Avast Antivirus

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.

How to uninstall Avast antivirus

Step 4: Setup wizard page will appear

The setup wizard page of the Avast Antivirus will appear and click the Uninstall option.

How to uninstall Avast antivirus

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.

How to uninstall avast antivirus

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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