There are two ways on how you can temporarily disable or shutdown VIPRE

Shutdown VIPRE from the System tray:

  1. From the System tray at the lower right-hand corner of your desktop, right-click the VIPRE icon and select Shutdown VIPRE.

Shutdown VIPRE from the services:
  1. Click Start
  2. Click Run or type services.msc at the search bar and hit Enter
  3. Right-click VIPRE Antivirus or VIPRE Internet Security and select Stop 

To enable VIPRE, double click the VIPRE desktop icon or click the Start menu, open the GFI Software folder and select VIPRE.