Avira Free Antivirus

4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 (1142 votes)


Windows 7/8/Vista/XP / Freeware / 176,242 downloads

Avira Free Antivirus offers effective protection against computer viruses for the individual and private use on a single PC-workstation. It detects and removes viruses and includes an Internet-Update Wizard for easy updating. The built in resident Virus Guard serves to monitor file movements automatically, for example when downloading files from the Internet. Heuristic scanning protects Protection against previously unknown macro viruses.

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  • Latest Changes

    - Fixed a bug where the IPM (In Product Messenger) slider could not be closed / minimized

Reviews of Avira Free Antivirus

  1. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing (Jun 17, 2014)

    Avira Free Antivirus
    The version offered there (new listing of 16 June 2014) is an older one, not
    Since the author does not include a date stamp for the file, another method is via comparing file size.
    The older version ( file size is:
    137,355,200 bytes

  2. 2 out of 5 stars
    Artem S. Tashkinov

    Reviewing (Apr 30, 2014)

    A resource hog with an ancient UI.

    Absolutely slow.

  3. 3 out of 5 stars
    some guy

    Reviewing (Feb 19, 2014)

    2/19/2014 after the download it shows version Product version 12/9/2013
    why ??? wrong....... how about a direct link to the proper
    FULL STANDALONE SETUP.EXE ? the new installer sucks for multiple deployment . 2 stars removed ...

  4. 4 out of 5 stars
    some guy

    Reviewing (Dec 5, 2013)

    with all the update's how about a new GUI the XP look is old and better configuration to complicated for a non computer guru to use needs to be more user friendly ,still for free it's still good

  5. 4 out of 5 stars

    Reviewing (Oct 2, 2013)

    memory usage is very high :-( even though i don't have the "Realtime Protection" option running - also known as AntiVir Guard (i think).

Discuss Avira Free Antivirus

  1. Oct 2, 2012 - 9:22 PM

    Odd three updates in three consecutive business days in a row???

    Higher memory requirements ? - AntiVir Free Antivirus - Avira Support Forum maybe there are some bugs being smashed by developers...

  2. Nov 5, 2010 - 3:33 AM
    Tick Tucker

    Still use it the free one. Still don't find any better than this