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How To Disable Avast Antivirus Automatic Update
« on: June 09, 2014, 07:37:24 PM »

you can disable avast automatic update especially when it is sucking up your
internet data and make use of
manual update
option.recently i have been
trying to figure out what has
been eating up my internet subscription when using it on
my computer.i subscribed to
airtel 2GB internet bundle plan
which is now 1.5GB and
within 2 days the whole
subscription will be exhausted without downloading any
stuff online.due to this
problem, i had to cross check
my computer to see what is
really eating up all my data
subscription.the problem was traced to avast automatic
update.by default avast
antivirus is set to
automatically updates its
virus definition and software
but you can disable avast automatic update if you
want.that is what i did to
resolve the problem.so if you
are experiencing same
problem, then this post will
guide you on how to disable avast antivirus automatic

often time, immediately my
fastlink modem is connected
to the computer, i will notice
that the data will start to read and the data transferred would increase up to 2-3 MB and keep reading when i have not even launched my web browser or any other
software that makes use of
internet.i had to disable my
windows automatic update and still yet the problem was
not resolved. i got stuck and try to figure
out what went
wrong,immediately AVAST antivirus pop up a notification message saying
"avast virus definition has been update. that was when it got to me that avast has
been the sucker that has been sucking up my internet
subscription all this
while.immediately i had to
disabled it and everything got normal.follow the step below to disable yours.

How To Disable Avast
Antivirus Automatic

==> i will assume you are
using the latest version of
avast which has a new
interface,if yes, then click on
avast to run it,then at the left
side bar, click on SETTINGS=>UPDATE.

==> you will see two option
which is Virus Definitions and Program

==>Under Virus Definitions , just click on the SETTINGS which has a small arrow
button,an option will show
up, you can choose whether
to update it manually or avast should notify you to update it.in this case, i will select Manual.

==> after selecting
manual,scroll down to
program option and click on
the SETTINGS which has a small arrow,it will show up same option to choose manual update,do that and click on OK button

« Last Edit: June 09, 2014, 07:43:14 PM by Heroslodge »


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