How are archives processed?

If viruses are detected in an archive, you can delete the entire archive, rename it or move it to quarantine.

Unfortunately you can not delete only the infected file from the archive. To do this, you need to process it manually with an archiving program.

Affected products

  • Avira Professional Security [Windows]
  • Avira Server Security [Windows]
  • Avira Exchange Security [Windows]
  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Premium 2013 [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Pro [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security [Windows]
  • Avira Professional Security, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Avira Server Security, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Avira SmallBusiness Suite [Windows]
  • Avira SmallBusiness Suite [Linux]
  • Avira Antivirus Premium, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Avira Small Business Security Suite (new installation) [Windows]
  • Avira Small Business Security Suite (new installation) [Linux]
  • Avira Internet Security Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Family Protection Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Ultimate Protection Suite [Windows]
  • Created : Monday, April 7, 2008
  • Last updated: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
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