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AntiVir Personal is a free antivirus developed by Avira that protects your computer from more than 150,000 malicious programs such as viruses , Trojans , worms, dialers , spyware, malware , etc.
It offers real-time protection scanning each file created or read on the computer: executable files, compressed files, documents, etc to detect any infection that is trying to install.
The software offers the possibility to choose the level of detection heuristics, the type of software application or threat which you want to protect yourself (phishing, adware, spyware or fraudulent, etc. ..) as well as the startup type of real-time (normal or secure) protection.
AntiVir Personal also includes anti-rootkit mechanism to detect infections that are trying to hide. Its powerful heuristic analysis also allows it to detect the latest versions of infections .