How do I open the Avira Control Center?

There are four different possiblities to access the Avira Control Center:

  1. You double-click the Avira icon on your desktop

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  2. Or you go to StartAll ProgramsAviraAvira DesktopStart Avira [PRODUCTNAME]

    Open Avira Control Center via Start menu
     
  3. Or, in case Avira Online Essentials Launcher is not installed:
    Do a right click on the Avira icon in the system tray
    This will open the product menu

    Move your mouse to the menu item Start Antivirus Pro and click on it to start your Avira Control Center

    Avira product menu
  4. Or, in case Avira Online Essentials Launcher is installed:
    Do a left click on the Avira icon in the system tray
    This will open the Avira Online Essentials Launcher which will display the status of your Avira features.

    Move with the mouse over the “Antivirus” area and click the Open button to start your Avira Control Center.

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Affected products

  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Online Essentials [Windows]
  • Created : Monday, September 23, 2013
  • Last updated: Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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