How to Fix when Windows 10 Action Center Doesn’t Recognize Avast?

One of the most often issues that appear with Avast antivirus on Windows 10 is when the Action Center does not recognize Avast. If this problem appears, then possibly you might get some pop-up messages at the right side of your screen that will look like “Windows Defender and Avast Antivirus are both turned off”, or “Windows did not find an antivirus program”. Luckily there are reliable and easy solutions for the problems that will help you to overcome the problem quickly. Moreover, you can have Avast Tech Support from the trustworthy helpdesk where you can have instant guidance. 

The first thing that you should try is to disable Avast antivirus and then re-enable it in order to force Windows 10 to recognize it-

  •  Firstly, you have to right-click on Avast icon in your taskbar
  • Then, go to Shields control and select “Disable” for likely 10 minutes 
  • Further, simply enable it again in the same way, and choose to Enable all shields

Here, you have one more workaround to deal with the problem; all you need to do is-  

  • Begin with the right-click on the “Start Menu” and then select “Command Prompt”  
  • Then you have to type “winmgmt /verifyrepository” and then hit “Enter”
  • Type “winmgmt /reset repository” if you are getting If you get ‘WMI repository is consistent -no problems detected,’ type ‘winmgmt /reset repository’ and press Enter
  • Type “winmgmt /salvagerepository”, if you get “WMI repository is inconsistent -problems detected,” and then press “Enter”
  • At last, simply reset your computer device
On the other hand, if you need any other help or Avast Antivirus Customer Support then contacting at toll-free (1-800-439-2178) helpline number is the better option. Here you will get support under the supervision of trained and certified engineers who are skilled with high technical knowledge and experience.



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