Windows Defender is a built-in antivirus program for Windows computers, whereas Avast is a third-party software used for protecting your computer from potential malware threats. When both these programs are running simultaneously on your Windows 10 computer, at some point, either of the programs might conflict with another as both do the same work. Usually, it is suggested to disable Windows Defender before running third-party antivirus software. But some programs can be used while Windows Defender is active. In case Windows Defender and Avast conflict with each other on your Windows 10 computer, follow these steps to fix the problem.
If you wish to have Avast on your computer, then disable Windows Defender to fix the issue.
If you wish to have Windows Defender on your computer or if you find the problem is with the Avast antivirus, then do not stick with Avast. You can quickly remove Avast from your computer by following these steps.
If you aren’t able to resolve the Windows Defender and Avast conflict on your Windows 10 computer, contact our technical experts to get the issue fixed.
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