How to Temporarily Disable VIPRE Antivirus

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In certain circumstances, you may find the need to disable Vipre Antivirus protection. To temporarily disable your protection:
  • In the lower right-hand corner of your desktop in the system tray, right-click on the VIPRE icon and choose Shutdown VIPRE from the menu.
If this option is not available, you can manually shut the service down:
  1. At the same time, press the Windows key (next to the ALT key) and the R key on your keyboard to bring up the Run window.
  2. Type services.msc and hit Enter.
  3. Locate VIPRE Antivirus or VIPRE Internet Security on the list, right click on it, and choose Stop.
To re-enable Vipre protection, click the Start button, open the GFI Software folder, and click VIPRE.