How to Enable and Disable Avast Game Mode

Avast’s game mode optimizes your computer’s settings to allow gaming. It blocks notifications and pauses updates to help you focus on the game. It also adjusts PC settings so that gaming has priority over other applications which could drain your CPU or slow performance.

When gaming, you need many resources like GPU, CPU RAM MEMORY, CPU, and more. Other apps or record processes could divert these resources from your gaming program, causing it to slow down or even crash. Avast’s game mode lets players to concentrate on video games, by temporarily turning off background tasks and advising you of any interruptions that could occur.

It also reduces the impact of updates and antivirus scans on your gaming performance by intelligently detecting when you are playing the game and halting the game to avoid interruptions. This is a huge benefit for gamers who don’t want to have to interrupt their game to do regular maintenance or risk getting infected with a virus while they are trying to play.

To enable avast’s game mode start the antivirus program and then click the menu button at the top-right corner of the Windows taskbar. Select « Settings », and then switch the switch to Enable Game Mode on. A special icon will be displayed on the system tray when Game Mode is enabled.

You can also access a specialized page in the Avast software to add specific programs to the list and automatically switch them into Game Mode whenever you play them. However, you might want to turn off avast’s game mode at some point due to one of a variety of reasons. This article will demonstrate how to do this from the Avast GUI.