How To Turn Off Avast Antivirus? Quick Steps To Follow 2019

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How To Turn Off Avast Antivirus

Anti-virus is the software that is used to prevent your system from unknown malware things. People use such software to protect their Personal system(PC). Well, there are many reasons that lead to uninstall it permanently or disable it. Here in this article, you will find the easiest way about “How to turn off Avast Antivirus“.

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Avast Antivirus is the best anti-virus software but still, it has some issues due to those you need to uninstall it. Sometimes it does not let you install a few applications. It sometimes does not allow you to access a few websites, in such situation you need to uninstall it or turn it off for some time.

By disabling it or turning it off, you will be able it install your applications and will be able to access your favorite sites easily. Below are easiest steps given to turn off avast antivirus without uninstalling it. 

Here are quick steps you need to follow to turn off avast antivirus:

Quick Steps:

  1. Go to the bottom of the right corner of your system and click on the Avast icon
  2. Click the second option avast shield to control and select the time after its enable
  3. select yes on the popup dialog box

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

Turning off avast all shield means completely shutting down or removing it from your system. Follow the below easy and simple steps to complete this process.

Step- 1:

Go to, your system finds out taskbar that is at the bottom of desktop then go to hidden items. Click on that upward arrow, and some hidden icon will appear on the screen then right-click on Avast. Some option will appear on the screen then click the avast shield control, after that you will see four option on the screen.

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Step- 2:

When you click any of the options then a popup dialog box appears on the screen for the confirmation if you select yes then it will turn off avast. 

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Step- 3:

When you are sure avast to turn off. then the open avast window you will see a red option which is showing avast is turned off, and if you want again to turn on avast then click on the green button. A message will appear on the screen.

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2. Disable/Turn Off Avast Temporarily (Specific Shield(s))

Avast provides many options to turn off avast like if you want to turn off avast in specific conditions to change its behavior. Avast provide few options such as to disable permanently or temporary. So select among these options you want and proceed further. Below is the list of step that you need to follow:

Step- 1:

Go to the main window of the avast then click on the protected option which is the on the left side of the main window. Then you will see a message on the window. And below the message you will see four options/buttons, click the button which is you want to turn off avast. You can also select more than one options, now you select your time for disabled like 10 minutes, 1 hour or permanently.

Step- 2:

If you select an option then it successfully disabled. You will see in window yellow switch is off and also a message which informs you about avast is now off. If you want to re-enable then click the green button turn on.

3. Uninstall Avast Antivirus Completely

The other way to solve this problem just uninstall avast from your computer. Go to control panel and find add remove program then go to search bar type avast then click uninstall. It will completely remove from your system.

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