Can I turn off the Avira splash screen during computer start up?

In order to turn off the Avira splash screen, please follow these steps:

  1. Start the Windows registry editor (Start → Run → regedit)

  2. Under HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run (Windows 2000/XP) or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run (Windows Vista/7) click on avgnt

  3. Add the parameter /nosplash (Windows 2000/XP) or -nosplash (Windows Vista/ 7) to this entry

The splashscreen will no longer appear during start up and Avira software will start in the background.

Affected products

  • Avira Professional Security [Windows]
  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Premium 2013 [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security [Windows]
  • Avira Professional Security, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Family Protection Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Ultimate Protection Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Premium, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Avira Free Antivirus, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Created : Tuesday, October 2, 2007
  • Last updated: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
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