You can configure your product to automatically download updates when available, so your PC will always be protected.
The update is incremental, which means that the name of new threats are added to the existing definition list and there is no need to download an archive for each engine and definition update.
Effective malware protection is only possible with an up-to-date virus definition file.
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.
All major antivirus software solutions feature automatic definition updates, in order to make sure that you get the latest virus definitions and stay protected against new threats.
Therefore, users don't need to worry about the reliability of their security software.
- copy the downloaded virus definition files on a USB stick, CD-ROM or another portable media storage device (it is not necessary to extract the ZIP file).
- insert the media storage into the PC without internet access.
Avira Antivir Virus Definition File Update is a package to increase the number of viruses, trojans, worms, backdoor access and dialers that can be detected, terminated and removed from PC systems.
The virus definition files of an installed antivirus program must be updated regularly for security against the latest viruses.
To update manually,the latest virus definition file must be downloaded.