How to Enable and Disable Avast Game Mode

Avast’s game mode optimizes your computer’s settings for gaming. It mutes notifications and stops updates to help you focus on the game. It also adjusts PC settings so that gaming has precedence over other applications that could drain your CPU or cause slow performance.

You will require lots of resources to play games, such as RAM MEMORY, CPU, and GPU. Other applications and recording processes could take these resources away from your game, which can cause the program to slow down or even shut down. Avast game mode allows you to focus on your video games, by temporarily disabling background processes and notifying you of possible interruptions.

It also reduces the impact of antivirus updates and scans on your gaming performance by intelligently notifying you when you are playing the game and halting them to stop interruptions. This can be a great benefit for gamers who do not want to lose their gaming to perform maintenance or risk being infected by a virus.

Launch the antivirus application, and then click the menu at the top-right corner on the Windows taskbar. You can then select “Settings” and turn the switch next to Enable Game Mode to on. If enabled, a specific icon will appear in the system tray to indicate that Game Mode is active.

You can also visit an individual page in the Avast software to add specific games to the list and then have them automatically switch into Game Mode whenever you play them. You might want to turn off the avast gaming mode due to a variety of reasons. This article will show you how to do this from the Avast GUI.

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