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It used to be the most downloaded software on CNET but unfortunately it is no longer listed in the top 20 downloads today.The popularity of the Avira free antivirus started going downhill ever since they partnered with whose toolbar is often being criticized as spyware/adware.Here is an example:: If you are using the free version of Avira Antivirus, the hostname that must be used is personal.

Although they are different subdomains, both actually connect to the same CDN server that belongs to Akamai.Their installation will be automatic, by means of a Windows Installer.Even though viruses have now grown very numerous, one thing hasn't changed: our commitment to provide you with all-round protection.Make sure to choose an IP that is in the same continent as you are in for best performance.5.Before you can start making changes in your HOSTS file, Avira by default protects the system’s HOSTS file against modification.