Avira Free Antivirus is a free antivirus software (for private users), that offers an effective protection against computer viruses. Avira Free Antivirus detects and eliminates viruses, trojans, including the unknown macro viruses. It can monitor the system permanently.


List of functions

  • Browser Tracking Blocker blocks the tracing of your actions in the internet;
  • Website Safety Advisor warns you about suspicious sites in search results with system of security rate;
  • Avira Free SocialShield protects your children from negative influence of social networks, providing you with the access to your children’s accounts in social networks;
  • central setting in standard and expert modes with contextual help;
  • System Scanner (scanning on demand) with manageable profile and customizable check for all known types of viruses and malicious software;
  • Real-Time Protections (On-Access Scan) for permanent detection of file access attempts;
  • Avira SearchFree Toolbar, a toolbar installed to your browser in order to provide fast and comfortable search in the internet;
  • Avira Free Android Security allows to protect Android smartphones;
  • built-in quarantine manager for isolation of suspicious files and work with them;
  • Rootkits Protection for search of malicious software, buried in the system of your computer;
  • the highest level of virus and malicious software detection guaranteed by a new search technology (search core) using heuristics;
  • recognition of all popular types of archives, included enclosed ones, using lists of dangerous file extensions (Smart Extension).

Avira Free Antivirus installation

When installing through the installation packet you can’t pick the language for Avira. It is recommended update the software after the installation is completed, in order to update virus definitions of Avira Free Antivirus.

  • When preparing to the installation the setup file is being unpacked and the installation procedure itself starts.
  • In occurred window choose “Type of installation”. It is recommended to choose the “Express installation”.
  • After the confirmation of your acceptation of the license agreement press “Next”.
  • If you don’t want to add Avira SearchFree Toolbar to your browser and to make sear
  • ch.avira.com your home page, remove checks from this options. Press “Next”.

  • The Master use license for free activation of your Avira Free copy will open.
  • After the completion of the installation press “Finish”.

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