September 18, 2017

Avira Antivirus Pro 2017

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Avira Antivirus Pro is a comprehensive antivirus software for Windows and Mac OS X, that secures your data, protects your privacy, and keeps your PC malware-free. It's the quick and easy way to protect yourself from online threats - without all the hassle. Avira offers best-in-class technologies such as Smart A.I. - a unique, deep-learning algorithms that protect you from the latest threats and "Intelligent Repair System" - a technology that repairs damage caused by malware to your files.

Avira's Antivirus program also features a Protection Cloud Technology, an early-warning system that anonymously analyzes unknown files in the cloud, from millions of users, to protect you from threats as they emerge in real-time. Furthermore, Avira also includes Anti-Ransomware protection that stops ransomware before it can do you any harm. Avira blocks 1 million+ ransomware attempts every month, averting damages of over 600€ per attack.

Avira’s antivirus technology is trusted by more than 100 million users and has earned the industry’s best scores for detection, usability, self-defense, repair, and low system impact.

Note: Avira Antivirus Pro 2017 is a shareware app that is also available in a free edition - Avira Free Antivirus.

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Key Features:

  • Award-winning virus engine
  • Stops ransomware & other threats
  • Scans unknown files in real-time
  • Blocks phishing & infected sites
  • Avira Intelligent Repair System
  • Protection Cloud Technology
  • Secure banking/shopping
  • Anti-Botnet Technology
  • User-friendly interface
  • Low system impact
  • Email Protection

Last Update: September 18, 2017

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

License: Freeware

Languages: Multiple Languages

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Mac OS X 10.11 or later

Developer: Avira Operations GmbH & Co. KG.


  • Rework the user interface flow of update in case predictable reboots.
  • New Scanner (shell extension scanner) writes specific warnings from AIRS, Engine and LocalDecider into the scanner log file (separate log files for each scan session).
  • New Scanner users can scan their EFS-encrypted files.
  • 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.