How to Disable Avast Antivirus Temporarily. Camilla Mo. Camilla, a certified MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional), has almost four years technical writing experience. She is now the author of Driver Easy. Before working as a writer, she was a technical support helping people to solve their computer problems. Uninstall our software using avastclear. Sometimes it's not possible to uninstall Avast the standard way - using the ADD/REMOVE PROGRAMS in control panel. How to Disable Avast Antivirus. Need to disable Avast Antivirus? If you don't want to actually uninstall the program, you can disable its features temporarily or permanently. Right-click on Avast icon in system tray. Re: how to disable avast for downloads? « Reply 8 on: April 24, 2011, 07:42:45 PM » I never got it to work 'automatically' in firefox and that is what they were touting the download function would 'automatically' scan the download with your existing AV. Disable Avast Antivirus is a very common issue. But don't worry as we have 5 Ways to Fix Windows Disable Avast Antivirus. After following one of these ways you will be able to overcome this problem. We will create new videos soon. subscribe my channel now. If you have any question, ask me. If you want me to create video for you, tell me. For Cambodian: If you are people who like to use USA. How to Disable Avast Antivirus. In this tutorial, we will cover how you can easily turn off Avast antivirus in your Windows or Mac computer. We have divided this article in two sections, one for Windows 10 (or older versions), and another is for Mac. Did you like this article? Subscribe now and receive more content like this straight to your inbox TUTORIAL In this video, learn how to disable Avast Antivirus temporarily or completely. Quick Tutorial 1. Right-click on the Avast orange icon in the Windows system tray. 2. Hello. Some times to times, I need to disable Avast on my mac (Sierra 10.12.4). I did not found a way to do it, so every time I uninstall the program by putting it in the trash, and then I re-install it.