Ensure the Status tab is selected in the left panel
The Green Status screen with the text This computer is protected indicates that all protection components are enabled, and Avast Antivirus is actively securing your PC. When this status appears, no actions are required.
A Red Status screen indicates a critical issue with core antivirus components, which require your immediate attention, while a Yellow Status screen indicates an urgent issue. If a red or yellow status is displayed, click the relevant action displayed below the status to ensure your PC is fully protected:
Resolve: Resolve an issue with active protection components, such as Core Shields.
Turn On: enables components that help to ensure maximum protection, such as Firewall or automatic updates.
Update: Update your Avast Antivirus to the latest program version.
Activate / Reactivate: prompts you to select a subscription plan to activate Avast Antivirus.
Restart Now: reboot your PC to complete an update of all Avast Antivirus components.