How to temporarily disable Norton Antivirus, AVG Free Edition 2015 and Avast Antivirus

Camilla Mo

Antivirus software can protect your computer from being infected by virus or malware. But sometimes, they can bring you inconvenience like stop you from installing some program, make you disconnect to the internet, etc. Then you may need to temporarily disable them. Here you can learn how to disable Norton Antivirus, AVG Free Edition 2015 and Avast Antivirus.


How to temporarily turn off Norton Antivirus

How to stop AVG Free Edition 2015 temporarily

How to disable Avast Antivirus temporarily


If you cannot install Driver Easy successfully, antivirus software can be the reason. If antivirus software doesn’t recognize Driver Easy, you cannot install Driver Easy. If you encounter connection issue during scanning or download progress, antivirus software can be the reason. You may get the error message saying like following:

1. An error occurred during downloading driver.

    Exception Details: XXXXXXXXXXXXXX The operation has timed out.


2. An error occurred during scanning.

    Exception Details: Unable to connect to the remote server.



To resolve Driver Easy connection problem, try disabling the antivirus software to see if the problem can be resolved.

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Camilla, a certified MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional), has almost four years technical writing experience. Before working as a technical writer for Driver Easy, she was a technical support agent, helping people to solve their computer problems. She enjoys providing solutions to computer problems and loves exploring new technologies.

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