Solution for Windows 8.1 and avast! Compatibility Issues
UPDATE: We have released a dedicated article describing avast! and Windows 8 / 8.1 compatibility…
In this article series we are introducing the secret Avast features which are completely for free and you probably never heard about them before. All these useful features are available in the latest Avast Antivirus 2016. Today let’s take a look on Avast Silent Mode.
Avast Silent/Gaming Mode is available in the free version for many years. When turned on your Avast is totally quiet so you never see any pop-up notification or upgrade offer but still you are getting the same level of protection.
Back in the days it was mostly used by PC gamers to make sure Avast won’t bother them when playing their favorite game. Nowadays everyone can benefit out of it because Avast can be sometimes a bit obtrusive with the pop-up messages asking for update/upgrade.
Turning on the Silent/Gaming Mode in Avast 2016
To turn on Silent/Gaming Mode follow the instructions below:
Although we have used Avast Free Antivirus 2016 screenshots in this article, these steps are also applicable for all Avast Antivirus solutions (i.e. also for Avast Pro Antivirus, Avast Internet Security, or Avast Premier) running the latest version available.
Steps are relevant for all Windows versions – Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 (including Anniversary Update).