It is also able to detect boot-sector viruses, alerting you in case of boot sectors suspicious formats.
You can configure your product to automatically download updates when available, so your PC will always be protected.
Avira Antivir Virus Definition File Update is provided as a free to try download for all software users (Data Only).
It seems some have problems updating using these offline updates.
Keep your PC safe by downloading the Virus Definition File for your copy of Avira Anti Vir.
If you are a home-user, Avira Anti Vir Personal Edition Classic is a perfect solution for protecting your PC for free.
Avira Personal Edition Classic performs PC scans for malicious programs (viruses, Trojans, worms, backdoor programs, hoaxes, dialers etc.), at a fast speed, on a regular basis.
- start Avira Anti Vir Personal Edition Classic/Premium and go to the “Update” menu and select “Manual Update” - choose the virus definition file you just downloaded from your media storage and click “Open”.
Either the guys at FC updated the files recently, but it just works for me.