Avira is one of the big players in the antivirus sector, providing enhanced, real-time protection against viruses, Trojans, worms, backdoors and so on.
It actively monitors the computer activity in order to quickly detect malicious programs and completely annihilate threats before the system functionality is affected.
- start Avira Anti Vir Personal Edition Classic/Premium and go to the “Update” menu and select “Manual Update” - choose the virus definition file you just downloaded from your media storage and click “Open”.
Avira Personal Edition Classic performs PC scans for malicious programs (viruses, Trojans, worms, backdoor programs, hoaxes, dialers etc.), at a fast speed, on a regular basis.
It also keeps track of actions executed by users or the operating system and takes measures (repair, delete, block, rename and quarantine) when a threat is detected.
Use the steps on this page to make sure that your antivirus program has the newest information about viruses that might infect your computer.
The majority of new antivirus programs (programs or computers purchased after the year 2000) enable users to update their antivirus program through the software.