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Offline isark

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Windows Defender says Avast is not on [Solved]
« on: September 04, 2019, 07:41:48 PM »

This is what I see, even though Avast is definitely turned on and the Avast Firewall is also turned on. Has anyone experienced this before?
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Re: Windows Defender says Avast is not on
« Reply #1 on: September 04, 2019, 08:11:13 PM »
Tried avast repair and reboot ?



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Re: Windows Defender says Avast is not on
« Reply #2 on: September 04, 2019, 10:00:32 PM »
Tried avast repair and reboot ?
Will repairing change any of my current settings?

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Re: Windows Defender says Avast is not on
« Reply #3 on: September 04, 2019, 10:07:30 PM »
Only one way to find out   ;)



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Re: Windows Defender says Avast is not on
« Reply #4 on: September 04, 2019, 10:07:34 PM »
Tried avast repair and reboot ?
Will repairing change any of my current settings?

You can "Backup your Settings" by going to Menu/Settings/General and Troublshooting. At the bottom there is the option to "Backup Settings" and "Restore Settings"
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Re: Windows Defender says Avast is not on
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2019, 10:10:06 PM »
Okey dokey, I backed it up and will try repairing it now! I hope I don't mess anything up by doing that. :D

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Re: Windows Defender says Avast is not on
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2019, 10:36:58 PM »

Thanks for the help, all!  8) ;)
The repair happened very quickly and after the restart now it appears to be fixed.
Does the Windows Defender automatically stay dormant when another antivirus software is being used?

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Re: Windows Defender says Avast is not on
« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2019, 10:43:45 PM »
You're welcome, glad it worked out.

Quote: "Does the Windows Defender automatically stay dormant when another antivirus software is being used"

Yes, when Avast is installed Windows Defender is disabled. :)
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