May 17, 2017

Avira Free Antivirus

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Avira Free Antivirus is a light yet powerful antivirus solution for home users, that provide comprehensive protection against all types of threats, secures your data, protects your privacy and ensures your PC remains virus-free. Avira is an award-winning, industry-leading anti-virus software which is trusted by 100 million users.

Avira Free Antivirus Key Features:
  • Free protection for life
  • Detects 99.99% of malware
  • Lightweight and easy to use
  • High performance
  • Real-time cloud scanning
  • AntiAd/AntiSpyware
  • Browser tracking blocker

Last Update: May 12, 2017

Current Version: (Windows) / New (Mac OS X)

License: Freeware

Languages: Multiple Languages

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Mac OS X 10.10 or later

Developer: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.


  • Fixed AVIRA IPC Server Multiple Out-of-bounds Write Vulnerabilities.
  • Improved process protection for scanui.exe. (It was possible to kill scanui.exe with Process Protection option active).
  • Several New Scanner (shell extension scanner) fixes.
  • Fixed unresponsive system due to Real-Time Protection re-initialization.
  • Fixed possible hanging / frozen system on Windows 10 RS1 if Antivirus is installed.
  • Fixed Real-Time Protection crash on Windows 10 RS2.
  • Improved IPM handling in special circumstances.