How To Disable Avast Antivirus or Turn Off Avast Antivirus Temporarily

How to Disable Avast Antivirus

We have observed several times that some of our software’s such as driver software’s, video program’s or any third party application could not be installed completely as they get blocked by our Avast Antivirus, and if you want to know how to disable avast antivirus or turn off avast for some time until your application gets installed properly then you are at the place.

How to Disable Avast Antivirus Temporarily

There are few steps that will help you in disabling the avast antivirus temporarily, what are those, lets check it below.

Disable Avast Antivirus from Windows Taskbar

Step 1: At the bottom right of your windows, at the notification area you will find the Avast antivirus small icon or it may be hidden in the small triangle of windows taskbar, just right-click on it.

Step 2: A list of options related to the security suite will be displayed as soon as you right-click on it. Click on  “Avast Shields Control“.

How to Disable Avast Antivirus

Step 3: You’ll see options will be displayed, you want Avast to be disabled for just choose appropriate one.

How to Disable Avast Antivirus

Step 4: A confirmation dialogue box pop-up, just select “Yes” option.

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How to Turn Off Avast from Settings

How to Disable Avast Antivirus

Step 1: Just ‘double click’ on the avast antivirus icon

Step 2: Then go to the setting tab at the bottom of the Avast window.

Step 3: Go to the components, you will see many options just you need to disable system shield, Mail Shield, and Web Shield and this is how to turn off Avast antivirus.

Conclusion on how to disable avast antivirus

Hope you find this content helpful on how to disable avast antivirus, just follow the steps and you will soon trouble free from your desired application installation.