Avast is a well-known antivirus program. It shields users from threats and lets them navigate the internet in a safe manner. It also provides a wide array of other security features like blocking harmful downloads, malware and spam email. It can prevent hackers from stealing files or hijacking the device of a user. The company provides a variety of subscription options based on a preference of the user and their needs. Avast may misinterpret certain websites or applications and block them. A pop-up may appear, informing the user that “avast blocks websites” or something similar. In these situations, it is advisable to turn off Avast protection temporarily. Here are a few easy ways to do this.

Method 1 Method 1: Repair the installation program

In most cases, this issue occurs because of a corrupted or damaged installation file. To fix the issue, run a complete system scan. After the diagnostic is completed, the user has to go to the avast website and click on ‘Settings.’ The user will then have to click on the ‘Exceptions” option. The user will then have to enter the URL of the website Avast is blocking. Once the user has entered this information, they’ll have to click “Add an exception” and then save it.

During this procedure, the user should make sure that they have backups of all their data. Once the issue is resolved, they will be able to restore all their important files. In addition, it’s important to bear in mind that these methods are not as secure as disabling the antivirus completely. In case one of the above methods fail the user should contact Avast support right away.