Avira Antivirus Review


PROS:

  • Easy to install
  • Easy to use
  • Medium protection

CONS:

  • No online support
  • Bad for malware attacks protection

Introduction

Avira is a security company that is based in Germany. It is not that popular in United States because of the tough competition that prevails among antivirus companies. However, Avira Antivirus is well known in the other parts of the world as a free antivirus application. This software is associated with excellent malware detection scores and it has received much attention during the recent past.

Protection

Avira Antivirus offers an excellent protection to the people who have downloaded and installed it. Both free version and premium version offer the same type of protection and you don’t need to worry about anything. Social Shield is one of the most unique features that you can see in Avira Antivirus. It can help you to monitor the social media accounts of your children. In fact, Social Shield is compatible with the best social media platforms such as Google Plus, Twitter and Facebook. This can generate a comprehensive report of social media usage.

Performance

Avira Antivirus is in a position to offer the best malware detection to people in need. Both free and premium versions use the same detection system, so you will not find any major differences in between the two options.

Features

The key features of Avira Antivirus can be broken down into five different categories as Administration, Mobile Protection, Child Protection, Internet Protection and PC Protection. As you can see, Avira Antivirus is in a position to deliver comprehensive protection against all sorts of threats for the users. PC Protection includes the core functionality of the application, which is to scan for viruses. You are provided with the ability to initiate a quick scan or a full scan. It is even possible to select the specific folder or drive that you need to scan and proceed with it. In other words, Avira Antivirus offers an excellent flexibility to the computer users and you don’t need to face any hassle while using it. Once Avira Antivirus identifies a threat, it will automatically be moved to the quarantine. Then you will have to delete it manually.

Easy To Use

Any person can easily download Avira Antivirus from their official website for free. The installation process is also a simple one and you just need to do it like you install other applications. The best thing about Avira Antivirus is that they do not pressurize you to move from the free version to an upgraded version. You can see the traditional antivirus interface right after the installation. You can also find several mini interfaces that pop up from the gadget menu that is located in the bottom. In fact, you will be able to see all the Avira products through this pop up.

PC Load

Even though antivirus application should not slow down the performance of your computer, they have some sort of impact on the overall functionality. However, Avira Antivirus is associated with a very low impact and you will not find it as a hard task to engage with your day to day activities while running a complete system scan on the background.

Antivirus Scanner

Award-winning protection from malware (viruses, Trojans, worms, etc.)

Browser Tracking Blocker*

Quietly prevents companies from monitoring what you do online.

Protection Cloud Technology

Scans unknown files in real time for malware and exploits.

Safe Browsing*

Blocks harmful websites before they load.

PUA Shield

Identifies potentially unwanted applications hidden within legitimate software.

Price Comparison*

Saves you money while shopping online.

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SPECIFICATION

Multi platform support:  PC, Mac, IOS and Android

PC Requirement:

Operating systems

Minimal System Requirements:

Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 10, 8.1, 8.0 7 (32 and 64-bit editions), Windows Vista SP1 (32 and 64-bit), Windows XP SP3,2 (32 and 64-bit), Windows 2000 (SP4 and Update Rollup 1)

Memory: Minimum 1024 MB RAM for Windows 7 & Windows Vista, or 256 MB RAM for Windows XP & 2000

Hard-Drive Space: Minimum 300MB + quarantine space

  • Browser: Avira Browser Safety – a browser extension for Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Internet Explorer.
  • Required for All Installations: A working Internet connection

Languages Supported:

Multi language support for all the languages available in the word. But Norton website is not always translated, for example when user choose Israel, the site content is appear in English.

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