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Introducing Avira Free Security for Windows

  • Protects you from scams, identity theft, and financial loss
  • Secures your online activities with free VPN
  • Speeds up and cleans your PC for peak productivity
  • And much more
Free download
Free forever. No ads and we don't sell your data.

"Spectacular"

Rated 5/5 by the Editor

So much more than just another antivirus

"A great security software that will protect you from major threats with little use of system resources. It also has many more features than some of its competitors: besides being a reliable antivirus it protects your privacy thanks to its free VPN and has a tool that helps you keep your PC clean of unnecessary files. If you're looking for an all-in-one solution that offers you protection, privacy and smoother computer use, Avira Free Security is an excellent choice."

Rated 5/5 by the editor

"Avira free security is the latest evolution of the modern antivirus solution. In its basic form, it brings forth one of the best antivirus engines, a VPN, and a lot of other efficient goodies that will have a big impact on protecting your privacy and even ensure that your computer is running as it should." 

 

Rated 5/5 by the Editor. Read the full review>

"Avira aims to protect the online world by providing security expertise and advanced antivirus software to more than 500 million customers. The company’s people-first philosophy is built on a foundation of credibility and transparency, ensuring that ethics guide all decision-making."

Rated 5/5 by the editor. Read the full review

 

What's included?

 Comprehensive, professional level cybersecurity - free for home use

 

ANTIVIRUS PROTECTION

Blocks all online threats, including malicious websites, ransomware, and spyware.

Free VPN

Secures and anonymizes your online activities (browsing, chats, emails, etc.). 500 MB/month limit.

Speed Booster

Improves your PC's performance, speeds you up and accelerates your system starts

Identity Protection

Our Password Manager secures your online accounts with strong, unique passwords you don't need to remember.

Anti-Scam protection

Protects you from phishing attacks on social networks and in your inbox, including  COVID-19 scams

Firewall

Walls off sensitive access points to your device, keeping hackers at bay

Software Updates

Helps you patch vulnerabilities by updating apps and drivers - delivering better security and performance.

PC cleaner

Wipes your digital traces from browsers and apps - and helps prevent Windows from tracking you

Award-winning tech relied on by 500 million users and Fortune 500 companies.

Blocked 100% of the threats with 0 false positives
Online protection rate of over 99.9%
Won't hog your system's resources
Winner of AV Test's top product award
Top protection against ransomware
Avira Free Security

All-in-one security, privacy and performance

Avira Free Security includes everything you need to establish a secure and private home network. From blocking threats to securing your communications and speeding up your devices, it's a comprehensive solution - powered by a single smart scan.

Screenshot Avira Free Security security tap

Protection from financial loss

Free Security safeguards you, your data, and devices from all types of threats, including ransomware, fake and infected websites, and phishing attacks.

Bank, shop, game, and browse with complete confidence.

 

screenshot Avira Free Security privacy tap

Protection from identity theft

 

Surveillance has become a part of everyday life so it’s time to take control of your data. Every trace you leave online - what you buy, where you are, what you search for, which passwords you use - is tracked by third parties. 

Avira keeps it for your eyes only.

 

screenshot of Avira Free Security performance tap

Peak device performance

A fast performance is a must to work- and play- efficiently. That’s why Avira Free Security comes with built-in performance optimizers that speed up slow devices and get rid of junk that holds you back.

The result? A clean, fast device with more space for all that you love.

 

Avira keeps you safe online, including from COVID-19 scams

108 million

malware attacks blocked on average each month

570 thousand

phishing attacks blocked on average each month

17 million

ransomware attempts thwarted each year on computers and smartphones

We place privacy over profit

Avira has been protecting people for over 30 years. We offer free solutions because we believe privacy is a right, not a privilege. We don't sell your data, nor do we share it with 3rd parties such as government, Big Tech or advertising networks. We create software to keep you safe online - and protect your privacy against those who would monetize it.

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Avira Free Security for Windows

All the essentials

Avira Internet Security for Windows

Premium security

Avira Prime. For all your devices.

All-in-one security, privacy & performance

  • Free Antivirus
  • Free VPN (500 MB/month)
  • Free tune-up tools
  • Free Password Manager
  • Free Software Updater

Yearly subscription / 1 PC

  • Everything in Free Security
  • + Advanced web & ransomware protection
  • + Real-time alerts in case of data breaches
  • + Automatic patching of software and drivers

Yearly subscription / 5 devices

  • Everything in Internet Security
  • + Unlimited VPN
  • + Premium tune-up tools
  • + Premium mobile apps
  • + VIP customer support

System requirements

Your device is compatible

Windows

Windows 7 and later

Everything you need for a secure digital life

Everything you need for a secure digital life

Important: Your current Windows version is outdated and no longer supported.
For your security, we recommend switching to Windows 10 before downloading Avira software.
Update your Windows version here.
Wichtig: Ihre Windows-Version ist veraltet und wird nicht mehr unterstützt.
Zu Ihrer Sicherheit empfehlen wir Ihnen den Wechsel zu Windows 10 vor dem Download unserer Software.
Hier können Sie Ihr Windows aktualisieren.
Important: Votre version actuelle de Windows est obsolète et n’est plus prise en charge.
Pour votre sécurité, nous vous conseillons de passer à Windows 10 avant de télécharger le logiciel Avira.
Mettez à jour votre version de Windows ici.
Importante: Tu versión actual de Windows está desactualizada y ya no es compatible.
Por tu seguridad, te recomendamos que instales Windows 10 antes de descargar la solución de Avira.
Actualiza aquí tu versión de Windows.
Importante: La tua attuale versione di Windows è obsoleta e non è più supportata.
Per la tua sicurezza, ti consigliamo di passare a Windows 10 prima di scaricare i software Avira.
Aggiorna la tua versione di Windows qui.
Importante: Sua versão atual do Windows está desatualizada e não tem mais suporte.
Para sua segurança, recomendamos que troque para o Windows 10 antes de baixar o software da Avira.
Atualize sua versão do Windows aqui.
Важно: ваша версия Windows устарела и больше не поддерживается.
Из соображений безопасности перед загрузкой ПО Avira мы рекомендуем перейти на Windows 10.
Обновить Windows вы можете здесь.
Belangrijk: Uw huidige versie van Windows is verouderd en wordt niet meer ondersteund.
Voor uw veiligheid adviseren wij u om over te stappen op Windows 10 voordat u de Avira-software downloadt.
Update uw Windows-versie hier.
Önemli: Kullanmakta olduğunuz Windows sürümü eski ve artık desteklenmiyor.
Güvenliğiniz için Avira yazılımını indirmeden önce Windows 10 sürümüne yükseltmenizi öneririz.
Windows sürümünü buradan güncelleyin.
重要 : 現在お使いの Windows バージョンは古いため、サポートされなくなりました。
安全のため、Avira ソフトウェアをダウンロードする前に Windows 10 に切り替えることをお勧めします。
こちらより Windows バージョンをアップデートしてください
重要信息 : 您当前的 Windows 版本已过时,并且不再受支持。
为了安全起见,我们建议您在下载 Avira 软件之前切换到 Windows 10。
在此升级您的 Windows 版本
重要資訊 : 您當前的 Windows 版本已過時,並且不再受支援。
為了安全起見,我們建議您在下載 Avira 軟體之前切換到 Windows 10。
在此升級您的 Windows 版本
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