How To Temporarily Disable AVG Antivirus And Other Antivirus

If you are using the AVG 2020 antivirus, by now, you must be wondering how to temporarily disable AVG 2020 right?

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Well, some days back, a friend called to know how he can disable AVG antivirus temporarily because it couldn’t allow him to install an important software.

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The only way he could install the software is for him to temporarily disable the antivirus. He tried to but couldn’t find the disable button on the AVG panel.

How Do You Temporarily Disable AVG 2020?

I know many would like to know how to, So I decided to share a post addressing how you can easily disable AVG 2020 antivirus.

Many people disable their antivirus for so many reasons and one of the main reason is;

Antivirus sees patches as a virus, so when installing a patch, you will need to disable your antivirus so your installation can go smoothly.

What is your reason for temporarily disabling your antivirus? Whichever is your reason, you’ve got the solution today.

Steps to temporarily disable AVG 2020 Antivirus

Go to your system tray >>> right-click on the AVG Antivirus icon

how do i temporarily disable my antivirus

Right-clicking on the AVG Antivirus will bring something like the image below

How to disable avg antivirus

Click on “Protection is on” to turn off your AVG Antivirus.

When you are through with your install, you can repeat the process to get your Antivirus working again.

Remember that it is recommended to always keep your Antivirus on. So you can protect your system from malware and spyware.

Back to you

I’ll ask you this question again; what is your reason for temporarily disabling your antivirus? Please do use the comment box below to tell us why.

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17 thoughts on “How To Temporarily Disable AVG Antivirus And Other Antivirus”

  1. Thanks for another great article. I keep on reading your different different articles just because of the content you provide. Keep up the great work you are doing.

  2. Hello,

    As you’ve said, I have also disabled my Antivirus trying to install a software.

    Most times people need this when they are trying to install a software an antivirus doesn’t want…

    Thanks for this tutorial, it will definitely be of help to many.


    • Hello Williams,

      You are right, there are some software that needs our antivirus turning off before it can be installed.

      Thanks for your input mate.

      Do have yourself a blessed weekend


    Great post with effective tips to temporarily disable AVG antivirus. Every-time i gain helpful ideas and knowledge while scrolling through your
    blog posts.

    Your each of the suggested steps to temporarily disable AVG antivirus are so clear, simple, easy to understand and follow, whereas following the steps will be helpful and allows several user to disable the AVG antivirus.

    Truly helpful post and thanks for sharing.

  4. Hello Babanature,

    AVG is one of the best antivirus software out there, and it also comes with some cool features.

    This tutorial can also work with Kaspersky, AVAS and Panda antivirus.

    Have a good day Baba

    • Hello Bello,
      That’s for sure and their antivirus is also easy to use.

      It can work with all the latest antivirus.

      Thanks for your comment brother. Make sure you have yourself a good weekend

  5. This is the information exactly what I am looking on internet today. i learned useful information from this post. article is nicely explained and easy to understand. thanks for sharing this valuable information with us. keep your good work.

    • Hello Vasavi,

      Good to know that you learned something new here. I’d advise you to check around this blog, there are some more post that will wow you.

      Thanks and have a good weekend

  6. Hello,

    AVG is a good antivirus and knowing how to disable your antivirus for installing some kinds software is also a nice idea.

    Thanks for giving us such an insightful post, Sir.

    Hope you are having a nice week


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