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 (or Avira AntiVir Professional, Version 10):
http://professional.avira-update.com
http://professional.avira-update.net
http://profpeak.avira-update.com

Avira Antivirus Premium 2012 and Avira Internet Security 2012 (or Avira AntiVir Premium, Version 10 and Avira Premium Security Suite, Version 10):
http://premium.avira-update.com
http://premium.avira-update.net
http://prempeak.avira-update.com

Avira Free Antivirus (or Avira AntiVir Personal - Free Antivirus, Version 10):
http://personal.avira-update.com
http://personal.avira-update.net
http://perspeak.avira-update.com

Affected products

  • Avira AntiVir Premium, Version 10 [Windows]
  • Avira Update Manager [Windows]
  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Premium 2013 [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Pro [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security [Windows]
  • Avira AntiVir Professional, Version 10 [Windows]
  • Avira AntiVir Professional, Version 10 [Linux]
  • Avira AntiVir Personal - Free Antivirus, Version 10 [Windows]
  • Avira AntiVir Personal - Free Antivirus, Version 10 [Linux]
  • Avira Premium Security Suite, Version 10 [Windows]
  • Created : Friday, September 26, 2008
  • Last updated: Monday, October 7, 2013
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