How To Enable Avast Active Scan Protection

Late last night, while trying to tweak the hard drive partitioning on my notebook, I turned off Avast’s On-Access Scanner, the  program’s active scan protections against viruses, malware, and hack attempts.  Turning it back on turned out to be a much harder task than anticipated and it took me a while to figure it out.  However, let me first give you the answer for those who are looking for the quick answer.

This is what you need to do:

Try a repair of Avast = Start/Control Panel/Add Remove Programs/ Select Avast /Change Remove/ scroll down to repair and select Repair.
You must be online for repair to work/ Reboot
You could also check if your OS is windows XP that the Avast Services are running

My little quest to find the solution

Starting the Avast program did not do the trick.  Once the Avast program started, there were no options to restart, or turn back on, the active-scan protection.  Searching for how to restart it proved not so easy as well.

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PC Security Tips – Best Computer Protection Software Against Viruses, Malware, & Hack Attempts

I am going to share a little secret with you: how to completely secure & protect your pc and do it for free.

In this post, I will cover pc security & protection software that you can use to protect your computer from viruses, trojans, keyloggers, spyware, malware, and even hack attempts.  All of these software programs are often considered the best in their class.  And best of all, they are all completely FREE.

So, if you ever had any issue with viruses, trojans, spyware/malware programs or if you never want to have computer protection issues again, this PC security & protection post on best software tips is just for you.

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