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Something installed Avira's safe shopping plugin

I used Avira (Win11) up to a year ago and since then uninstalled it. Google Chrome just asked me if I want to give access to Avira's safe shopping plugin. What has installed it?
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Avira : Realtime protection settings - archive extension

These are two images from avira real-protection settings. 1st question) In this setting, does avira scan zip/rar or not scan zip/rar ? 2nd question) What if I remove .zip and .rar in File extension ...
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Uninstall all Avira programs/modules via the command line

I'd first like to explain why I need to uinstall Avira and all of it's elements via the command line: Quite simply I need to do a bulk uninstall of 50 or so computers and doing that by hand is out of ...
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How to use manual update in avira newest version

I use Avira ( https://www.avira.com/en/ ) as my antivirus tool, sometimes online update may get an error, so I download virus definition files from websites and use manual update from its avcenter. it ...
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VBA unavailable from Office programs

I recently reinstalled Windows 10, Avira Free Antivirus v. 15.0.44.142, and Office Professional Plus 2010. Before the reinstallation, this combination of applications worked fine. Now, when I try to ...
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What's behind HEUR/AGEN.1023813

Currently, I am messing around with Avira, Kaspersky & co. and C# Malware. My program is getting detected by Avira with the signature "HEUR/AGEN.1023813". What does this signature mean? (What ...
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PUA/Teoma.jzvgf by Avira quarantined; to be deleted or not? [Solved]

I use Avira on Windows 10 and since the Windows 10 1803 update (circa May 15th for me), Avira sometimes says to me that it has found a file named PUA/Teoma.jzvgf and quarantined it. And two or three ...
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How to remove `AVIRA` antivirus program after windows upgraded from 8.1 to 10?

I have Windows 8.1 and upgraded it in-place to Windows 10. I have installed Avira, but now I am getting constantly the following message: The issue is that I have try clicking each option but the ...
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How to permanently remove Avira Web Protection from Google Chrome?

When I installed Avira a while back, it came with the Avira Web Protection browser extension, which installed itself in all my browsers without warning. Ironically, now that I've uninstalled Avira ...
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avast disappear and doesn't re-install/uninstall/repair [duplicate]

It happened this morning: Avast Antivirus Free just disappeared from tray icon ?! I checked the installation directories, and everything is in there, but the antivirus didn't started. I tried to ...
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Avira Rescue CD boots to a Terminal, the GUI won't start

I'm trying to use the Avira Rescue CD, but when I boot it, all I get is the Terminal, and I'm unable to start the GUI. The first picture is what I see when I boot it up, and the 2nd picture is what I ...
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can't create file which was previously quarantined by free Avira

I wanted to download the game "steep" with steam and got a false positive virus alert by avira on the file "shadercontainer_engine_win64_f.dll". avira quarantined it - so I set exclusion rules for the ...
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Center area of the screen doesn't react to mouse events

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad E550 with Windows 8.1 here that shows the following weird behaviour since today: There is a square/rectangle of about 8-10 cm in the center of the screen that doesn't react ...
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Why Avira Antivirus Cannot Read some .chm Files?

Warning in Windows 10 Education edition C:\Users\masi\document.chm [WARNING] The file could not be read! I would like to understand why Avira cannot read the file, documents are mostly .chm ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 to ...
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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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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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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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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 the ...
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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 ...
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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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