Avira Free Antivirus is an effective, free program that comprehensively protects your system against threats. The program offers a scanner on demand, real-time protection and a firewall. The program is able to protect the user against modern threats such as ransomware, spyware and privacy violators.
The program has a simple, readable interface that allows you to quickly find out what mode the program is in, when the signature database was updated and when the last scan was performed, and in the section on real-time protection you can check what file was last scanned. The next operations can be planned in the schedule. In addition, you can easily view reports and decide what will happen to files that have been quarantined.
The Avira engine protects against malware threats, including viruses, trojans, worms and spyware. Novelty is protection against ransomware and other known data encryption programs. Avira Antivirus Free monitors all opened and saved data. You can exclude some extensions from protection in settings if you need to. After detecting a suspicious file, the signature is sent to the scanner in the cloud, which compares the data with the already known threats and on this basis determines whether the file is really a threat.
Another advantage of Avira Free Antivirus is the small requirements. The program can be used without any major obstacles to protect older computers whose work will not be disturbed by it.
The free Avira Free Antivirus does not integrate with the mail client, but after activating the scanning of files during read and write, the information in the mailbox is checked anyway.
First, the Avira Connect program is downloaded, which serves as the control center and ensures updating of the manufacturer's programs and enabling management of multiple devices in one place, if the user decides to set up an account.