How To Turn Off Avast Antivirus 2020 Temporarily or Completely

In this tutorial, learn how to turn off Avast Antivirus temporarily or completely.

Once in a while, you’ll probably want to disable your Avast Antivirus software, or just pause some of its shields. In some cases, Avast is blocking program or website you trust, or because you want to install some other third-party security software like Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, Firewall. If you are using Avast Antivirus, you can follow these steps to turn off it completely or temporarily.

Here are 3 simple steps to disable/turn off Avast 2018 (temporarily or completely). You can apply these steps for all Avast antivirus products (Pro Antivirus, Free Antivirus, Avast Premier or Internet Security).

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How To Disable/Turn Off Avast Antivirus 2018 – Temporarily or Completely (All Shields)

Disabling all Avast shields basically means completely disable the whole Avast Antivirus active protection. To do so, follow these steps below:

Step 1. First thing first, navigate to your Windows task bar then click the small triangle to open the notification area. Right-click the orange Avast Antivirus icon.

How To Turn Off Avast Antivirus 2018 Temporarily or Completely
Step 2. Click Avast shields control, and select for how long you need to disable it.

  • Disable for 10 minutes.
  • Disable for 1 hour.
  • Disable until computer is restarted.
  • Disable permanently.

Step 3. After choosing the option, Avast will ask you for a confirmation. Click Yes to make a confirmation.

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Now, your Avast Antivirus is turned off/disabled. If you want to re-enable it again, just click on RESOLVE button, and it should turn green with the message “You’re protected“.

avast 2018 is disabled/turned off

See the following video to learn how to temporarily disable Avast Antivirus:

Hope something helps you.

How To Turn Off Avast Antivirus 2020 Temporarily or Completely
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