Managing popup notifications in Avast Antivirus

Avast Antivirus displays notifications about other available Avast products, as well as information related to Avast activity, product updates, warnings, and alerts. You can manage these notifications in Avast settings.

Manage popup notifications about Avast products

  1. Open the Avast user interface and click MenuSettings.
  2. Ensure the General tab is selected, then scroll down and click the Privacy panel to expand it.
  3. Untick Show offers for our other products and Show offers for 3rd-party products to disable these popups.
  4. Click OK to save your changes.

Manage popup notifications about Avast activity

  1. Open the Avast user interface and click MenuSettings.
  2. Ensure the General tab is selected, then click the Popups panel to expand it.
  3. You can set the length of time that the following types of popup messages are displayed:
    • Info Popups: display notifications about general Avast activity.
    • Update Popups: display information about program and virus definitions updates.
    • Warning Popups: display warnings about possible risks, such as opening an unknown file.
    • Alert Popups: notify you about threat detections and other important incidents.
    The default time setting for Avast notifications is 20 seconds. If you do not want to see these popups, you can set the time duration to 0 seconds or enable Silent Mode in MenuSettingsGeneral.
  4. Click OK to save your changes.
  • Avast Ultimate 18.x
  • Avast Premier 18.x
  • Avast Internet Security 18.x
  • Avast Pro Antivirus 18.x
  • Avast Free Antivirus 18.x
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 / Pro / Enterprise - 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate - Service Pack 1, 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Enterprise / Ultimate - Service Pack 2, 32 / 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home / Professional / Media Center Edition - Service Pack 3, 32-bit

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