Are your unable to install any other software on your device? Is your system lagging? Then, instead of blaming the device you must see for the real culprit and that is your Avast antivirus. The best you can do is to disable it temporarily or uninstall it for the better running of your system. However, Avast plays an important role in securing your device from various threats like virus and malware. But it becomes a hindrance too many times. To cancel Avast subscription you can follow the troubleshooting steps given in this blog.
You must note that disabling the antivirus will help in doing other installations but your system will surely become prone to many dreadful threats. As your device will no longer be protected by any shield. It is advised to enable the antivirus after you are done with your installations or other necessary updates.
Disabling Avast Antivirus Temporarily
Step 1: At first, navigate to the Avast antivirus icon in the system tray placed on the lower right side of the desktop along with other programs.
Step 2: Double-click on the Avast antivirus icon and see if it is the one you want to disable.
Step 3: The main menu program will open and you will be able to see that Avast antivirus status is active. Right click on the icon in system tray and select the disable option.
Step 4: Once you have selected to disable the program then close the window and restart the device so as to save the changes.
You can also turn off Avast antivirus from the settings, here is how you can do so:
Step 1: Go to the Avast settings by clicking twice on the product’s icon
Step 2: Select the settings button located at the bottom of the Window
Step 3: Choose components and from many options, select the disable system shield and you are done.
These steps will help you in doing the needful without any trouble, all you have to ensure that the steps are performed in the given order. If required you can also reach out to Avast support line where the team of trained technicians will guide you.