How do I stop Avast Virus Chest?
Go to the Windows taskbar and search for the orange Avast icon. Then, right-click on it and find “Avast shields control.” Choose one of the options – disable for 10 minutes OR 1 hour OR until computer restart OR permanently.
How do I stop Avast from blocking a website?
How to turn off Avast web shield
- Go to the system tray and double-click on the Avast icon.
- Click on Protection.
- Select Core Shields.
- Turn off the Web Shield option.
- Select the duration.
- Click OK to confirm.
- Now the Web Shield has been disabled and Avast will not block any websites.
How do I unblock a program on Avast?
To unblock the program, open Avast and click on “Settings”. Paste the file path in the File path field. Click Add for the antivirus to exclude the program from the protection shields. Turn the Avast shields on after adding the file exclusion.
How do I allow a program in Avast firewall?
Open the Avast user interface and go to Protection ▸ Firewall. Click Application settings at the bottom of the screen. Click New application rule and select a group (vendor). Locate and select the executable file of the application you want to add.
How to add exceptions to Avast [ Software or website ]?
To unblock the sites which are blocked by the Avast antivirus software, you can add them to Avast Exceptions /whitelist. Avast Exception list also known as Avast Whitelist is a kind of list that helps you in adding those programs or websites which you consider trusted but Avast has shown false positives.
How to exclude files or websites from scans in Avast?
Add an exception. Open Avast Antivirus and go to ☰ Menu ▸ Settings. Select General ▸ Exceptions. Click Add Exception. Add an exception in one of the following ways: Type the specific file path, folder path, or URL into the text box, then click Add Exception.
When to use global exclusion list in Avast?
The Global Exclusion list is used when you want to exclude some applications or ignore files. This will stop the files that you list from scanning by the Avast. It will also help you in ignoring any website, domain, program or URL in your Computer. Below is the step-by-step procedure to follow.
How to enable or disable an app in Avast?
Click + Allow App. Select an application using one of the following methods: Click an application in the list. Click Select App Path, then locate the application and click Open. Tick the Avast features that you want to always allow access for this application (all options are ticked by default), then click Add.