In today’s Internet era, it’s hazardous to run your PC without any security. So, you should install an antivirus to protect your PC from viruses and other possible threats. Among various security programs, Avast is the leading antivirus offering full protection to your computer. However, the new operating system always
comes with numerous flaws, and Windows 10 has no exception. You may face problems in installing Avast in Windows 10 that you can fix with the expert's assistance available on the Avast customer support number. If Windows 10 stops you from installing Avast antivirus, check the solutions below to solve the problem.
Solution 1 – Check that You Don’t Have Installed Any Other Antivirus
You must know that two antiviruses don’t work well together, therefore if you already have another antivirus installed, uninstall the current one first befor
e you try to install the Avast antivirus. There’s a possibility that your currently installed antivirus on your system can cause problems with the Avast. So, go to the Control Panel, click the Programs and Features, and find if you have any other antivirus program installed. If it’s found, remove it and try to install the Avast antivirus again.
Solution 2 – Disable Windows Defender
Microsoft Windows Defender is a built-in security utility, which keeps safe your Windows 10 if you’re not having any antivirus installed. Although it should not make any conflicts with the third-party programs but may be some functions of the Avast can interfere with Windows Defender, and therefore you can’t install it. At such time, di
sable Windows Defender and then install the Avast antivirus. Here’s how to do:
- Go to the ‘Settings’ icon and then the ‘Update and Security.’
- Click the ‘Windows Defender’ tab and deselect the Real-time protection checkbox.
Now the Windows Defender is turned off, and you can install the Avast antivirus program.
Solution 3 – Check the Compatibility of Avast With Windows 10
Before installing the Avast antivirus, make sure that you’re not trying to install the incompatible or an outdated version of it on your Windows PC. Fortunately, Avast is fully compatible with Windows 10; just ensure that you’re installing the updated version of Avast. Otherwise, you may face issues as your antivirus program doesn’t work and scan for the viruses.
Overall, these solutions might be helpful to troubleshoot and fix issues of your Avast antivirus program. However, if you face any difficulties or the problems still continue, just reach the Avast customer service experts by calling the toll-free numbers to get your all questions and errors associated with Avast antivirus resolved as soon as possible.