[AIO] Disabling the Antivirus

In This Tutorial...

We'll show you how to disable the Antivirus to avoid issues during any release because usually, antiviruses detect the Bot as a virus by mistake!

Why do we need to disable antivirus?

Security programs, such as Anti-virus, Firewall and windows defender, detects the Bot as a virus by mistake. To avoid any problems during the release, we suggest to disable/uninstall Anti-viruses while using the Bot or to add the Bot to exception list and to disable the firewall and windows defender

AVAST Antivirus

How to disable the antivirus:

Click the small triangle on your Windows taskbar to open the notification area. Right-click the Avast Antivirus icon for a list of options related to the security suite.

Click Avast Shields Control. You can select the option depending on how long you wish to disable Avast Antivirus.

After selecting the option, you will be prompted to confirm the operation. Click Yes to make the confirmation.


AVG Antivirus

How to disable the antivirus:

Right-click the AVG icon in the system tray next to the clock.

Click Temporarily disable AVG protection.

Choose how long you want the protection to be disabled and whether to disable the Firewall as well and then click OK.


Norton 360 Antivirus 

How to disable the antivirus:

If Norton 360 is currently running, there should be a tray icon on the right-hand side of the taskbar. Right-click the icon to launch the Norton 360 control panel.

The Norton 360 control panel displays a summary of the components that are currently active and providing protection to your computer. Uncheck the boxes for Firewall and Auto-Protect.

It is possible to automatically re-enable Norton 360 protection after a specified period of time, which is useful – it is easy to forget to switch it back on. After the Firewall and Auto-Protect boxes are unchecked, a prompt appears requesting you to select a time frame.

Close the Norton 360 control panel.


Bitdefender Antivirus 

How to disable the antivirus:

Move the mouse arrow to the Bitdefender icon in the bottom right of the desktop. (The little pictures in the lower right corner. When the arrow is placed on the little picture, a caption appears that tells what it is).

Double-click the icon for Bitdefender.

When the Bitdefender window opens, click "Virus Shield".

Move mouse arrow to the black check by "Virus Shield is enabled" and click.

The black box will change to red; "Virus Shield is disabled".

Bitdefender is now inactive.


Kaspersky Antivirus

How to disable the antivirus:

Open Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015.

At the bottom of the main application window, click Settings.

If the application is password-protected, in the Settings window enter the password and select the Save password for current session check box. Click Continue.

In the Settings window, go to the Additional section and select Self-Defense in the right frame.

In the Self-Defense settings window, select or clear the Enable Self-Defense check box.

In the Attention! window, click Continue.

Close the main application window.

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