Posts Tagged by Antivirus
|3 May 2011||Posted by whiztech under Tips|
Quick tip. If you are using the Avira AntiVir Personal free antivirus, you probably noticed that there is an advertisement dialog popped up when the Avira AntiVir Personal is downloading the database update. Most users are happy with the free version of Avira AntiVir and don’t intend to upgrade to the premium version of the antivirus. Sometimes you might find the advertisement in Avira AntiVir is a bit annoying.
If you wish to disable the advertisement, there is a tool that allows you to do that in a simple way.
Antivir AD Disabler can help you to easily disable the Avira AntiVir Personal Free Antivirus update advertisement. After you installed Antivir AD Disabler on your system, you can run it and choose ‘Disable update-advertisement’. The tool can also disable Avira AntiVir splash screen.
Antivir AD Disabler is available for Windows XP, Vista and 7 (32 & 64 bit). This tool requires at least .NET Framework 3.5 and user account with administrative rights.
|27 September 2009||Posted by whiztech under Uncategorized|
Quick tip. Avira Antivir Personal is one of the best popular free antivirus. As this post is written, Avira Antivir Personal ranked #2 on Download.com most popular download. I’m pretty sure most of Avira Antivir users found that the ‘beeping’ audio alert when a virus is detected is quite annoying, especially when you can’t turn down the volume because it uses your motherboard’s buzzer. You can actually turn off the audio alert easily.
How to Turn Off Avira Antivir Audio ‘Beep’ Alert
1. Open Avira Antivir main window. Go to ‘Extras’ > ‘Configuration’ (1).
2. Click ‘Expert Mode’ (2) and go to ‘General’ > ‘Acoustic Alert’ (3). Select ‘No warning’ (4) to disable Avira Antivir audio alert. Click ‘OK’ (5) to store the configuration.
Avira Antivir Personal is free for personal use.
|6 September 2008||Posted by whiztech under Uncategorized|
Virus Bulletin has released the test results of 34 anti-malware products. The test covers a range of metrics, including detection rates over various types of malware including adware and spyware, false positive rates, scanning speed, proactive detection, and response times to outbreaks.
The test are performed against 1,164,662 samples of malware and 94,291 samples samples of ad/spyware. The summary of the test:
- Best detection rate of malware and ad/spyware: GDATA’s AVK 2009 (99.80% for malware, 99.80% for ad/spyware)
|2 July 2008||Posted by whiztech under Uncategorized|