Avast game mode is an option that optimizes the configuration of your computer to be used while playing games. It turns off notifications and pauses updates to allow you to focus on the game. It also adjusts PC settings so that gaming has precedence over other programs that can drain the CPU or slow performance.
You require a lot of resources to play games, like RAM MEMORY, CPU and GPU. Other applications and recording processes can remove these tools from your game, causing the program to slow down or even stop working. Avast’s game mode allows users to focus on video games, by temporarily disabling background tasks and alerting you of any interruptions that could occur.
It also minimizes the impact on your gaming performance from antivirus scans and updates by detects and suspending them to prevent interruptions. This is a benefit for those who don’t wish to have their gameplay interrupted to do maintenance or risk getting infected by a virus.
To enable the game mode of avast start the antivirus program and click the menu button in the upper right corner of the Windows taskbar. Select “Settings”, and then switch the switch to Enable Game Mode on. When enabled, a special icon will be displayed in your tray of the system to indicate that Game Mode is active.
You can also make use of a special page in Avast to add specific applications and have them automatically change to Game Mode when you play them. You might also want to disable the game mode feature of Avast at some point due to one of many reasons. This article will teach you how to do it via the Avast GUI.