How to Disable Avira Antivirus in Windows 10 [Step-by-Step Guide]

How to Disable Avira Antivirus

Often, you might need to disable the Avira Application from the device to avoid random technical glitches. Now, if you want to know the process then this guide you will help you out.

Disabling Avira Antivirus from the Windows 10 is quite simple and precise. All you need to do is follow the steps in the exact sequence provided to avoid further errors.

Steps to Disable Avira Antivirus in Windows 10 

This section consists of the key steps to disable Avira antivirus from the device. 

Step 1: Go to the Avira icon

Before we start the process, you need to check if you have installed a damage-free version of Avira. Then, you need to follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • First, you need to locate the Avira antivirus icon.
  • After going to an icon of the Avria, right-click on it. 

Note: The Avira icon mostly looks like a red umbrella. You will find this Avira icon right beside the clock on the screen.

And if you are unable to view any icon, then go to the system tray and choose the “See the Hidden icons” option. 

When you are done, the second thing that you need to do is, tap on the “Managed Antivirus” option. 

After tapping on the mange antivirus option, you need to tap on the “Real-Time Protection’ option. 

Step 2: Switch off the Real-time Protection

When you are done, click on the “Real-Time Protection” option and slide the “Real-Time Protection” switch to OFF.

If the knob changes its color from green to red, this indicates you have successfully switched off the real-time protection option. 

Note: You may get a popup message to save changes that you have currently made. In that case, you need to tap on the ”Yes” button. 

Step 3: Go to the “Status”

Now, you need to move to the next section. Go to the ”Status” button. The Status button looks like a Shield. 

You will get this option on the left side of the window. Now, you need to tap on the “Firewall” option. 

Step 4: Switch off the “Firewall” 

Now, you need to go for the last step to disable the Avira Antivirus from Windows. If you are done with the above steps you need to know how to switch off the firewall from the Avira Antivirus page. 

  • To do that, you need to slide the switch.
  • If the switch changes its color from green to red, this indicates that you have successfully switched off the firewall.
  • Now, you will get a confirmation message to allow Avira to save the changes that you made. 

Now, restart the device and check if you have successfully disabled the Antivirus. If you are still unable to disable it properly, in that case, it is suggested to repeat the above steps.