Avira Free Antivirus

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Avira Is OK if You Like Nag Screens"

    September 13, 2012  |   By ElObomo

    Pros

    Prolly the best signatures in the business.

    Cons

    No zero-day protection, it's signatures only. Nag screens + adverts from people they sell their pop-ups to.

    Summary

    Great protection if you use it with Comodo Firewall. Too much ad-ware from Avira it's self.

    Updated on Sep 15, 2012

    Hey just_air - any AV that does not have a HIPS or behaviour blocker is bound to fail and what does Comodo have to do with Avira nag screens and popups?????

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  • Reply by JayEsper on September 27, 2012

    Right on the money. I'll now go with another program. The amount of thumbs for these reviews cannot be trusted.

  • Reply by ElObomo on September 15, 2012

    Here's what just_hotair said about Avira recently: "Scan's for hour's, can not get it to scan right no matter what I do. Avira also can not scan right, and it is all about scanning..............so if anybody can help me here I will come back to Avast."

  • Reply by just_air on September 14, 2012

    Looks like you do not know how to use the COMODO Firewall, I do and I have no pop-ups, Avira is number 1!

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