How To Disable Avast Antivirus Firewall?

Avast Antivirus is a secure software that plays a vital role in protecting your computer against malware, spyware, ransomware, and Trojans. Disabling the Avast Antivirus makes your computer more vulnerable to threats. However, you can disable it temporarily for installing some important software. Scroll down this page to know how to disable Avast antivirus firewall.

How To Disable Avast Antivirus Firewall

To know more about how to disable the Avast Antivirus firewall on your computer, keep reading the instructions given below.

  • On your Windows computer, click the Avast icon on the system tray and select the Open Avast! User Interface option from the pop-up menu to launch the Avast Antivirus software.
  • Alternatively, double-click the Avast shortcut icon on the desktop to open the Avast Antivirus software.
  • In the Avast main interface, click the Firewall icon to open the Avast Firewall window.
  • Click the Firewall Settings tab and select Stop to disable Avast firewall.
  • If you are using Avast Internet Security, click the Settings icon at the bottom-left corner of the main interface.
  • Select the Active Protection tab from the left-side panel.
  • Toggle off the Firewall button and choose any one of the following options to disable the Avast firewall based on your requirements.
  • Stop for 10 minutes
  • Stop for 1 hour
  • Stop until restart of computer
  • Stop permanently
  • Selecting the Stop permanently option disables the Avast Internet Security software permanently.
  • You can activate the firewall by enabling the firewall button in the Avast Protection section.
  • Choosing other disabling options makes the Avast firewall to be turned off for the specified time.
  • Once the firewall has been disabled, a yellow sign will indicate that the firewall is disabled.
  • If you have difficulties while to know how to disable Avast antivirus firewall, contact our technical support team by clicking the Call button available on this page for remote assistance.