How do I open the Avira Control Center?

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

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

    avira-icon_avira-control-center


     
  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, using Manage Antivirus from the Avira Online Essentials context menu
    Do a right click on the Avira icon in the system tray and choose Manage Antivirus.
    This will start your Avira Control Center.

    Open Avira Control Center using product menu


     
  5. Or, using Open Avira from the Avira Online Essentials Launcher menu
    Do a left click on the Avira icon in the system tray and choose Open Avira.
    Move the mouse over the “Antivirus” area and click the Open button to start your Avira Control Center.

    Open Avira Control Center using Avira Launcher menu
     

Affected products

  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Online Essentials [Windows]
  • Created : Monday, September 23, 2013
  • Last updated: Monday, November 24, 2014
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