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The Status section enables you to see at a glance whether your computer system is protected and which Avira AntiVir Premium modules are active. The Status section also provides information about the last update carried out. You can also see whether you own a valid license.

AntiVir Guard

Information on the current status of Guard is displayed in this box.

The following possibilities are available:

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Status

Option

Description

Activated

Deactivate

The Guard service is active, i.e. your system is continually monitored for viruses and unwanted programs.

Note
You can deactivate the Guard service. However, please note that you are no longer protected from viruses and unwanted programs when the Guard is deactivated. All files can pass through the system unnoticed and possibly cause damage.

Deactivated

Activate

The Guard service is deactivated, i.e. the service is loaded but is not active.

Warning
No scan is carried out for viruses and unwanted programs. All files can pass through the system unnoticed. You are not protected against viruses and unwanted programs.

Note
In order to be protected against viruses and unwanted programs again, please click the link Activate in the section AntiVir Guard.

Service stopped

Start service

The Guard service is stopped.

Warning
No scan is carried out for viruses and unwanted programs. All files can pass through the system unnoticed. You are not protected against viruses and unwanted programs.

Note
In order to be protected against viruses and unwanted programs again, please click the link Start. The current status should now display Activated .

Unknown

Help

This status is displayed when an unknown error occurs. In this case, please get in touch with our Support.

Online Protection

Information on the current status of the AntiVir services protecting your computer against viruses and malware are displayed in this panel.

Click the + sign to obtain further information on the processes:

The following possibilities are available:

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Status

Status Process

Option

Meaning

OK

Activated

Deactivate

All services for online protection are active.

Note
You can deactivate a service by clicking the link Deactivate. Note, however, that you are no longer fully protected against viruses and malware once a service has been deactivated.

Limited

Deactivated

Activate

A service is deactivated, i.e. the service has been started but is not active.

Warning
Your computer system is not being fully monitored. There is a possibility that viruses and unwanted programs can access your computer system.

Note
To activate the service, click the link Activate.

Warning

Service stopped

Start service

A service has been stopped
or
all services for online protection are deactivated.

Warning
Your computer system is not being fully monitored. There is a possibility that viruses and unwanted programs can access your computer system.

Note
Click on the Start link to start the service so that your computer system is monitored. The service is started and activated.

Unknown

Help

This status is displayed when an unknown error occurs. In this event please contact our Support

Last complete system check

Information on the current status of the last system scan carried out is displayed in this panel. A complete system check means a full check of all local hard drives on your computer.

The following details are displayed:

The following possibilities are available:

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Status

Option

Meaning

Date of last update, e.g. 18/07/2007

Check system now

The last complete system scan was executed within a non-critical period.  The timeframe for a non-critical status can be defined in the Configuration and the default setting is 0 to 7 days.

Note
You can execute a complete system check by clicking on the Check system now link.

Warning
If you have disabled status monitoring for the complete system scan in the configuration, the status display will show a green symbol. It is recommended that you activate status monitoring.

Date of last update, e.g. 10/07/2007

Check system now

A critical period has passed since the last system scan. The timeframe for the critical status can be defined in the Configuration and the default setting is 8 to 30 days.

Warning
The status of the system is insecure. There is a possibility that viruses or unwanted programs have been saved on your computer since the last system check.

Note
To check your computer, please click on the Check system now link.

Not executed

Check system now

No complete system check has been executed since installation.

Warning
The status of the system is unchecked. There is the possibility that viruses or unwanted programs are to be found on your computer.

Note
To check your computer, please click on the
Check system now.

Date of last update, e.g. 10/06/2007

Check system now

The period that has passed since the last system scan is in a non-secure range. The limiting value for non-secure status can be defined in the Configuration and the default setting is 31 days.

Warning
The status of the system is insecure. There is a possibility that viruses or unwanted programs have accessed your computer since the last system check.

Note
To check your computer, please click on the
Check system now .

Unknown

Help

This status is displayed when an unknown error occurs. In this case, please contact our support facility. 

Last update

Information on the current status of the last update carried out is displayed in this box.

The following details are displayed:

Click on the + icon for more information:

The following possibilities are available:

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Status

Option

Description

Date of last update, e.g. 18.07.2005

Start update

Your Avira AntiVir Premium version has been updated during the last 24 hours.

Note
You can update your Avira AntiVir Premium to the latest version via the link Start update.

Date of last update, e.g. 15.07.2005

Start update

Since updating, 24 hours have already passed but you are still within the update-reminder-cycle you chose. This depends on the setting in the configuration.

Note
You can update your Avira AntiVir Premium to the latest version via the link Start update.

Not executed

Start update

Since installation no update has been carried out
or
the update reminder cycle you chose has been exceeded (see Configuration) and no update has been carried out
or
the virus definition file is older than the update reminder cycle you have selected (see Configuration).

Note
You can update your Avira AntiVir Premium to the latest version via the link Start update.

Not available

No updates are possible when the license has expired.

 

Product activate until

Information on the current status of your Avira AntiVir Premium license is displayed in this box.

Click on the + icon for more information.

The following possibilities are available:

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Status

Option

Meaning

Full version

Validity date of the current license for a full version, e.g. December 31, 2008

Refresh

You have a valid license for Avira AntiVir Premium. Use the link Update to access the Online Shop of Avira AntiVir Premium. There you have the opportunity to adapt your current license to your needs .

Validity date of the current license for a full version, e.g. December 31, 2008

Refresh

You have a valid license for Avira AntiVir Premium. The licensing period, however, is thirty or less days. Use the link Update to access the Online Shop of Avira AntiVir Premium. There you have the option to extend the current license.

License expired on: e.g. December 31, 2008

Purchase

Your license for Avira AntiVir Premium has expired. Use the link Purchase to access the Online Shop of Avira AntiVir Premium. There you have the option of purchasing a valid license.

Warning
If your license has expired, updates are no longer possible. The protective functions of Avira AntiVir Premium are deactivated and can no longer be activated.

Evaluation license

Validity date of the evaluation license, e.g. December 31, 2008

Purchase

You have an evaluation license and thus has the possibility of testing the full range of functions of Avira AntiVir Premium for a certain period of time. Use the link Purchase to access the Online Shop of Avira AntiVir Premium. There you have the option of purchasing a valid license.

Validity date of the evaluation license, e.g. December 31, 2008

Refresh

You have an evaluation license. The licensing period, however, is thirty or less days. Use the link Update to access the Online Shop of Avira AntiVir Premium. There you have the option of purchasing a valid license.

The evaluation license has expired on: 31.12.2008

Purchase

Your license for Avira AntiVir Premium has expired. Use the link Purchase to access

the Online Shop of Avira AntiVir Premium. There you have the option of purchasing a valid license.

Warning
If your license has expired, updates are no longer possible. The protective functions of Avira AntiVir Premium are deactivated and can no longer be activated.

 

 

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