Update Avira Desktop for Windows with latest virus definitions and scan engine, helping you to stay protected even when you do not access the Internet on a daily basis. This is an easy-to-use update package, which wraps up the update files for the scan engine and the virus definitions file. Their installation will be automatic, by means of a Windows Installer.

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How to update the Avira Antivirus:

  1. Connect the data carrier to the computer without internet access
  2. Open the "Avira Control Center" via the Avira icon in the taskbar
  3. Click in the menu bar Update → Manual update, select the vdf_fusebundle.zip file from the connected data carrier and click Open
  4. Avira Antivirus updates automatically the latest virus definitions

How to create a VDF Fusebundle archive:

  • Use a computer with Internet access to download the current Avira Fusebundle Generator
  • Extract the downloaded file: avira_fusebundlegen-win32-en.zip
  • Open the extracted folder and double-click the file: fusebundle.exe
  • The Fusebundle archive (vdf_fusebundle.zip) is created. The creation of the archive may last up to a few minutes
  • Open the folder install and copy the new created vdf_fusebundle.zip file onto a data carrier (USB memory, CD-ROM, etc.). It is not necessary to extract the ZIP file