Disable Secure Scan (Fix home internet issues)

  • Posted on: 2 December 2015
  • By: jgriggs

If you've been having issues browsing the internet at home, you may need to disable the secure connections scan option in Avast Antivirus (Avast Mac Security 2015). To do so, follow the steps below:


  1. Click on the Avast icon in your toolbar at the top, then click Open Avast.


  2. On the main Avast screen, click on Preferences at the bottom.


  3. Under the Shields section, Click Settings to the right of the Web Shield option listed last.


  4. Uncheck the "Scan secured connections" box if it's checked, then click Done.


  5. And you're done!