As for the Pro version of Avira Antivirus, the hostname will be premium.

The hostname that you enter in the HOSTS file must match the version of Avira that is installed in the system or else there will be no effect.

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try the following step, assuming you already have a previous avira VDF files, extra files IVDF then copy all the files and then paste the file to a previous VDF file.

i have downloaded the file, but whenever i update it manually the update screen is coming but the update process is not running there is the showing following message while module downloadded AVSCLPR.

The popularity of the Avira free antivirus started going downhill ever since they partnered with whose toolbar is often being criticized as spyware/adware.

Other than that, Avira also encouraged the installation of Ask Toolbar bundled in the setup by enabling the Web Protection module only if it detects that the toolbar is installed.

In order to make possible an easy operation, the Anti Vir Personal Edition is developed to the essential points.

Okay so first off a bit of background on the system I'm running.

Although they are different subdomains, both actually connect to the same CDN server that belongs to Akamai.

This is why you will no longer find any information on Avira’s website stating that the paid version gets to download updates from a fast server.

Before you can start making changes in your HOSTS file, Avira by default protects the system’s HOSTS file against modification.

You can disable the HOSTS file protection in Avira by running it, press F8, go to General Security, uncheck “Protect Windows hosts files from changes” and click OK.6.

Press the Start button, type notepad C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts followed by pressing Ctrl Shift Enter to run Notepad and edit the HOSTS file as administrator.7.