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Does Avira Antivirus require responding to a UAC prompt for EACH manual scan?

Testing Avira Antivirus on a Windows 7 SP1 system. See this Software Recommendations SE post for the reasons why. When performing manual scans with Avira from the Windows Explorer context menu, a ...
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Cannot stop Avira Antivirus service: access denied

I want to stop Avira Anti Virus services in services.msc. Stop service is disabled for me. I am administrator of the computer. I installed it from the same account from which I am trying to stop. If ...
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Avira Antivirus keeps using 0.1Mbps network

I'm using Avira Antivirus. Today I have discovered something. Avira.ServiceHost process has constant 0.1-0.3 Mbps network usage (and 0.1 MB/s disk usage). I have completely disabled real time ...
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mouse right click/left click/scroll don't work in the middle of the screen

I think this might be the weirdest thing I've ever seen a computer do. It's a Windows 7 SP1 machine. When I position the arrow in the middle portion of the screen, nothing I do with the mouse, except ...
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How is access denied on Avira file ipmgui.exe?

I can't modify anything of the ACL of the ipmgui.exe file (or any file of Avira in the same directory). It's not working at all with any cacls line tried, even under a system prompt!  I'm not sure at ...
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Avira AntiVir Personal Uninstall

I am a user of a (cracked or something) Avira antivirus but yesterday I decided to replace it with another antivirus. I tried to uninstall this Avira with the traditional way (Control Panel -> ...
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Issues Installing Avira Antivirus

When I try to install Avira Free Antivirus in my Windows XP every time some extraction process starts and then this process disappears. I am not able to download this Antivirus. What can be the ...
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Preventing Avira from detecting Autorun.inf as a virus (everywhere)

I have created an autorun.inf to specify an icon and label for my removable drive. Unfortunately Avira detects it as a virus and won’t let it show the icon or label. This is frustrating because I ...
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Antivirus scanner that actually scans files when run manually instead of taking over your computer and feeding on it [closed]

In the old days, antivirus programs were actually programs which you had to run and point to a disk or a file that needed to be scanned. They did their thing, and reported if the file is infected. Is ...
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Bypass Avira blocking one of my scripts

I created a VB program to simplify a routine for me, but every time I try to launch it, Avira always blocks the action that is taking place in the C:\ drive. It's a little annoying to have to stop ...
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avgnt.exe avira gmbh

After the last update of Avira, every time I turn on the computer, I get this message of an exe file that wants to run. Even though I always uncheck the "ask me before opening this file", the message ...
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Can't delete temp files because they “need permission from TrustedInstaller” [duplicate]

I'm running Avira virus checker. It's taking hours. The problem seems to be windows\temp files. I'm unable to delete these files because they "need permission from TrustedInstaller" Is it safe to ...
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Antivirus deleting files?

I am working with QGIS and noticed recently that some files (.shx) disappeared... I read somewhere on StackExchange that an antivirus may "clean" some folders (I have Avira and CCleaner). Is it ...
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How can I prevent avira antivirus for specific files?

When my computer starts and in 30 minutes intervals after the start, Avira antivirus alerts me of these files as a virus but they are not. I created these files. How can I prevent Avira antivirus ...
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Why “Avira System Tray Tool (avgnt.exe)” is using very high commited memory?

My "Avira System Tray Tool" using very high memory after minutes of system Log in. Below pic is show how many vast memory it uses: More than 1900 MB! Is my System Infected?! Is this caused due ...
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Installing Avira Antivirus on Windows 8

I have a licence of Avira and recently I switched to Windows 8 but apparently I cannot install the Avira on Windows 8. Has anyone managed to install Avira on Windows 8 and how?
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Unable to uninstall Avast and Avira [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cannot uninstall Avast Free Antivirus I have two antivirus programs installed (Avira and Avast), and it is really impacting performance. I tried uninstalling them using ...
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Avira Antivirus 10.0.0.67 does not update automatically

Avira Antivirus 10.0.0.67 does not update automatically Manual (by button) update works. Windows Firewall disabled. Avira was updated from 9 version. Uninstall and then clean install - the same ...