How To Disable Antivirus Firewall?

 How To Disable Antivirus Firewall?

Antivirus protects your device from adware, viruses, Trojan horses, worms, spyware, backdoors, rootkits, and other malware. At the same time, the firewall monitors incoming and outgoing network traffic. It permits or blocks specific requests to or from the network using a set of security rules. The utmost intensity of firewalls is to inspect the data flow from the internet and then detect, identify, and remove malicious programs. To know how to disable antivirus firewall, refer to the steps below.

When To Disable Antivirus Firewall?

  • Sometimes, the program that you want to download might request to disable the antivirus and the firewall on your device. It's advisable to download it from a trusted site or store. Re-enable the firewall after the installation.
  • Do not disable the antivirus or firewall when a website prompts to do so.
  • Do not disable your security tools when you aren't installing any software.

Disabling Antivirus Firewall

Windows Computer

  • Select the Start menu on your device and then click on the Settings icon. This will launch the Settings window on the screen.
  • Choose Update and Security > Windows Security.
  • Make sure to click on the Virus and Threat Protection option.
  • Turn Off the Real-time protection.

Third-Party Antivirus Firewall

  • Go to the Start menu and open your antivirus software interface.
  • You can also double-click the antivirus icon in the System Tray.
  • When the antivirus software interface is launched, go to the Settings or Protection section.
  • Locate and disable the Firewall option. If you need remote assistance on how to disable antivirus firewall, click the call button.


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