What is the function of antivirus? Antivirus software must protect your computer at all costs. The moment you have antivirus software installed on your computer, you should have sound knowledge on how to be protected against malware and other attacks. Let us spoil it for you. When it comes to software, there is no such thing as perfect. Every software has a glitch here or there; the antivirus software is no exception. On a day, you might find the antivirus working fine. But on some other day, your antivirus will stop working. You won't know how to resolve this or what causes the antivirus not to work. One excuse could be, you might not have renewed your software. What if you have renewed it and still it doesn't work? Chuck your worries in the trash. We have solutions that you can try if antivirus is not working on your computer. The steps are for Windows 10 computers.
Having two antivirus software is not safe for the computer and for the software itself. Imagine a scenario where you have Windows security enabled, but you want to have only Avast or Kaspersky antivirus. In such cases, the best is to disable Windows security.
System File Check scan is also called an SFC scan. Here are the steps to run an SFC scan.
This method will clearly solve the antivirus not working issue. If the problem persists, continue with the method mentioned below.
You will know your antivirus is working when you get pop-up notifications about regular scans and results.