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Please let me know that how to fix Avast wont open in Windows 10. I am facing this issues while trying to open Avast antivirus in my Laptop. Help me.
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You must have tried installing Avast antivirus on your Windows 10 computer and some users might even encounter serious issues with the Avast software Windows 10. One of the most annoying fact is, when Avast won’t open or when Avast does not recognize the Windows system files as part of the OS and tries to delete them. This article guides you on how to fix Avast issues in Windows 10 and which version of the antivirus should be installed. Even if Avast Antivirus is fully-compatible with Windows 10, there are a few errors that continuously occur. Here, you will understand the most common issues reported by users along with their corresponding fix.
It is worth mentioning that certain times Avast Antivirus users experience BSOD errors while they install the latest Windows 10 version on their computer. This problem majorly occurs because of incompatibility issues between Avast drivers and specific CPU models. In order to avoid this problem, you can install the latest Avast version before updating your PC to the latest OS version.
One of the frequent issues with Avast on Windows 10 system is when the Action Center fails to recognize Avast. When that happens, you will surely get some pop-up messages in the down right side of your screen saying that “Windows Defender and Avast Antivirus are both turned off,’ or ‘Windows did not find an antivirus program“. Fortunately, we have a solution for you.
Firstly, we disable the Avast Antivirus and then enable it again. This way you can forcefully ask Windows 10 to recognize it using the given steps:
These actions will help Windows 10 recognize Avast and then you won't find the above-mentioned messages anymore. But, still
if Avast won’t open then you can try some more options. Here's what you need to do next:
Few users also reported that installing Avast on Windows 10 causes black screen issues. Though its not a common issue, but you can surely try this undergiven solution:
Uncertainly, Avast might also fail to update its virus definitions. This turns out to be a major issue as it leaves your computer vulnerable to the latest threats. As if you are unable to install the latest Avast updates, quickly follow the suggestions below:
Update OS: By running outdated Windows versions, you are stoping other apps and programs to work properly. For this, navigate to Settings >> Update & Security >> Windows Updates >> Check for Updates.
Disable firewall/ VPN temporarily: Eventually, your firewall prevents you from installing the latest software updates on your computer. For that, navigate to Start >> enter 'firewall’ >> click on ‘Windows Firewall’ >> click on the option ‘Turn Windows Firewall on and off’ >> Turn off firewall protection.
Clean boot your system: With this solution, you can start Windows 10 using a minimal set of programs and drivers. Remember that software conflict might block Avast updates. To eliminate software conflicts, here are the steps to follow:
Hope these solutions are able to resolve the "Avast won’t open" problem existing with the systems.