Validation error in Avira Update

In case Avira Update displays the error Critical error: Validation error. The file <antivir_path_file> is corrupted!, check if there is a gateway with a Firewall, a virus scanner or a web filter in your network.

To avoid corruption of downloaded files, you should add Avira download servers to the exceptions list:

Avira Professional Security:

Avira Antivirus Pro:

Avira Free Antivirus:

Affected products

  • Avira Update Manager [Windows]
  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Premium 2013 [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Pro [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security [Windows]
  • Created : Friday, September 26, 2008
  • Last updated: Monday, March 2, 2015
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