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The AntiVir Personal Edition offers the effective protection against computer viruses for the individual and private use on a single PC-workstation. In order to make possible an easy operation, the AntiVir Personal Edition is developed to the essential points.

Avira AntiVir Personal gives you the following functions:

  • Control Center for monitoring, administering and controlling the entire program
  • Central configuration with user-friendly standard and advanced options and context-sensitive help
  • Scanner (On-Demand Scan) with profile-controlled and configurable search for all known types of virus and malware
  • Integration into the Windows Vista User Account Control allows you to carry out tasks requiring administrator rights
  • Guard (On-Access Scan) for continuous monitoring of all file access attempts
  • Integrated quarantine management to isolate and process suspicious files
  • Rootkit protection for detecting hidden malware installed in your computer system (rootkits) (Only for 32-bit systems)
  • Direct access to detailed information on the detected viruses and malware via the Internet
  • Simple and quick updates to the program, virus definitions, and search engine through Single File Update and incremental VDF updates via a webserver on the Internet
  • Integrated Scheduler to plan one-off or recurring tasks, such as updates or test runs
  • Very high rates of virus and malware detection using innovative search technologies (search engines) and heuristic search processes
  • Detection of all common archive types, including detection of nested archives and smart extensions
  • High-performance multithreading function (simultaneous high-speed scanning of multiple files)

What's New:

  • Fixed the OnAccess Guard Bug while scanning files in Network Share.

Improvements:

  • Vulnerability fix- Privilege Escalation/DOS by abusing SymLink.
  • Antivirus needs less restarts on Server 2008 R2.
  • Improved caching in the realtime protection.
  • Added an option for hidden scans.