I Cannot shut down my anti virus (avast)...

Hi all . I am an avid video gamer & shut down my anti virus when playing online. This is commonly done. With XP , I was able to shut down Avast in task manager. With Windows 7 it gives me message of Access is Denied, but I AM the Administrator. How can I fix this? :frown:


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Hello and welcome to the Windows7forums,

Is there any reason you need to shutdown Avast?

Disabling your anti-virus leaves you open to viruses and/or Trojans while online.

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