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How do I temporarily disable my Anti-Virus?

How do I temporarily disable my AntiVirus?

McAfee VirusScan

To disable McAfee VirusScan, perform the following steps:

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Note: The following instructions will only temporarily disable McAfee VirusScan. To re-enable McAfee VirusScan, restart your computer. Depending on your version of McAfee VirusScan, the disabling option may vary. Consult your McAfee User Guide on how to disable your VirusScan or visit McAfee.com for Technical support.

 

  1. Right-click the McAfee icon in the System Tray.

  2. Highlight the VirusScan option on the McAfee menu.

  3. Click the Disable option on the VirusScan menu.

  4. Click the Yes button in the McAfee VirusScan dialog box.

 

 

 

Norton AntiVirus

To disable Norton Auto-Protect, perform the following steps:

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Note: The following instructions will only temporarily disable Norton AntiVirus. To re-enable Norton AntiVirus, restart your computer. This method works for all versions of Norton AntiVirus.

 

  1. Right-click the Auto-Protection icon in the System Tray.

  2. Click the Disable option on the Norton Auto-Protection menu.