If you’re an avast! antivirus user, you probably already known what ‘green’ pop-up is meant. It’s the one which comes everytime your avast! virus definitions get updated. Which could be up to twice a day, and usually when you turn on your computer. This quick tip should help you to get rid of it. As well as the sound which comes with it.

Also it’s important to say that by disable the pop-up notification your avast! antivirus will be still automatically updated. Just you won’t know about it.

In case you don’t know what pop-up we’re talking about, check this image. Familiar enough?

Typical avast! antivirus update pop-up notification

Steps to turn off the ‘green’ update pop-up notification

  1. Open the avast! main window – you can do it by clicking on the avast! icon in Windows tray
  2. Go to tab ‘Settings’ (located in the top-right corner)
  3. In ‘Settings’ go to section ‘Updates’ (second from the top)
  4. In ‘Setting – Updates’ un-check ‘Show notification box after automatic update’
  5. Click on ‘OK’ and that’s it – you should never see/hear the ‘green’ pop-up again

Disabling the avast! antivirus update pop-up notification

This tip is relevant for all avast! antiviruses – avast! Free Antivirus, avast! Pro Antivirus, avast! Internet Security, and avast! Premier.

Source: How to Disable avast! Pop-up Notifications (Software Updater, Virus Definitions)

Written by Paul B.

My name is Paul and I love Avast since the Home Edition v4.8 (2008). I am recommending it to all my friends, but I realized they don't know how to use it. So I started this site in order to help others getting maximum from this awesome antivirus. Feel free to contact me via Facebook, comments below or this form.

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