how to turn off Avast

How to Turn Off Avast Antivirus

Avast antivirus is software available for Windows operating systems and Mac devices which protects your system from unwanted and harmful activities. Avast antivirus protects your system from online threats, malware, and other harmful activities. In short, this software protects your system completely from every online unwanted activity.

Many peoples want to remove or temporarily turn off this Antivirus from their system in case they faced a problem with the Avast antivirus and they don’t have the knowledge about how to turn off Avast antivirus from their system.

We are here to tell you about how to turn off Avast antivirus from the system and you have to take help from this content if you want to turn off the Avast antivirus from your system.

  • Turn off Avast antivirus (All shields):

Turn off all the shields of Avast antivirus means completely disable the whole Avast antivirus active protection. The process of the turn off Avast antivirus (all shields) is easy. You just need to follow the below steps to know how to turn off Avast antivirus in your system:

  • Firstly, you need to go to the Windows taskbar in your system.
  • After that, click on the Avast antivirus icon which is orange in color and then click on the option named “Avast shields control” from the drop-down menu of Avast antivirus.
  • Now, choose a time limit from the options- 10 minutes and 1 hour in which Avast antivirus is turned off.
  • In the end, you need to click on the YES option to confirm your action.
  • Now, the Avast antivirus is disabled for the time period you were selected.

If you see the red color signal which tells you that “All antivirus shields are off” after opening the Avast antivirus software in your system then this red signal confirms that the Avast antivirus is turned off.

  • Turn off Avast antivirus (specific shields):

Peoples mostly turn off the specific shields of Avast antivirus if they want to unblock a particular site or download a required app.

You just need to follow the below steps to know how to turn off Avast antivirus (specific shields).

  • Firstly, you need to go to the Windows taskbar and right-click on the Avast antivirus icon.
  • After that, click on the option named Avast user interface from the drop-down menu of Avast antivirus.
  • Now, select the option “Protection” and then click on the option named “core shields” from the drop-down menu of protection.
  • After that, you will see four options and those options are “pause the shield for 10 minutes”, “pause the shields for 1 hour”, “pause the shields until computer restart”, and “pause the shields permanently” and you just need to choose one option according to your requirement.
  • Now, the Specific shields of Avast antivirus are disabled and if you want to “Turn on” then you just need to click on the button named “TURN ON”.

If you want to remove the Avast antivirus completely then you need to move towards the next option.

  • Uninstall the Avast antivirus completely:

You can uninstall the Avast antivirus software from your system completely. Peoples are decided to uninstall the Avast antivirus from their system if they want to install another Antivirus software or faced some problem in the Avast antivirus.

Here are some steps are given which guides you about how to uninstall the Avast antivirus from your system.

  • Firstly, you just need to open the Avast antivirus software in your system.
  • After that, you just need to click on the Uninstall button that appeared at the bottom of the Avast setup Window.
  • In the last, click on the option named YES to confirm your action.
  • Now, you have to wait to complete the uninstallation process and then you need to Restart your PC.

We are discussed how to turn off Avast antivirus and how to uninstall the Avast antivirus.

 

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