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Avira Antivir Basics

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009 by | Filed Under: Free Downloads

If you have been using the various types of software offered by companies active in improving the security status of the personal and business computers, you’ve more than likely have heard of the popular Avira AntiVir program along the way. Like the other efficient and feature rich anti-virus and anti-Trojan applications, the latest release from the Avira company has lot of options worth taking a brief look at.

Although you can easily use the paid version of the Avira, (which has been downloaded millions of times) there’s also a lite version that can be installed on personal computers for free. The latest version of the program is and clocks in around 32MB in size to download off the net.

After installing and launching the program on your computer, the tray icon will always display the program and by right clicking on that, you can either activate or deactivate it.


For accessing the main options and panel of the program, right click on the tray icon and select the second option to load the main window of the software.


The working interface of the program is user friendly, with easy to reach options and links. The recommended status of the AntiVir Guard is to remain activated as this status will protect your system against threats and Malware.


The second option on the panel will tell you when you last scanned your computer using the software and if you like to restart the process, simply click the respective link and the scanning phase will get switched on.


While the program is checking your computer for Adware and Malware, you will see the reports displayed on your screen regarding the number of the infected files which could harm your system, plus the number of scanned folders and other useful information you might be interested in knowing about.


By default, Avira has been adjusted to allow the important updates and patches be downloaded automatically and then installed on your computer. Keeping Avira in optimal updated shape is highly recommended, but if you would like to manually run the update, simply use the link.


To download the latest version of the software, simply click the link below and you can save and install it on your computer conveniently.

The application can run on the computers which have either of the Windows 2000, XP or Vista operating systems. If you are interested in testing the other ranges of products the company offers, like the Firewall program you can take a look at their website:

~Hamid Reza

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