CHANGELOG

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Version 15.0.36 Hotfix



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.36.176 has been released on May 23th, 2018.

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Improvements

  • Implemented GDPR compliance.


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Bug fixes

  • This update does not include bug fixes.

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Version 15.0.36 Hotfix



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.36.169 has been released on May 8th, 2018.

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Improvements

  • This update does not include any improvements.


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Bug fixes

  • Critical BSOD fixes.

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Version 15.0.36



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.36.163 has been released on April 26th, 2018.

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Improvements

  • Reworked the quarantine user interface.
  • License expiration warning status bar.
  • Better support of default system proxy configuration.
  • Simplified uninstallation dialog.
  • New WMI status functionality.
  • Indonesian localization.
  • Improved WSC behavior.


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Bug fixes

  • Issues in Connect client / antivirus interaction.
  • Silent installations continues even if license is not available.
  • B2B installations will not show the connect client after dismissing Antivirus user interface password prompt.
  • Security fixes and crashes from Support.
  • Critical BSOD fixes.

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Version 15.0.34.23 Hotfix



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.34.23 has been released on February 13th, 2018.

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Improvements

  • Hotfix for Local Decider Improvements.
  • Increased local decider detection behavior.


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Bug fixes

  • This update does not contain bug fixes.

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Version 15.0.34.20 Hotfix



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.34.20 has been released on February 08th, 2018.

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Improvements

  • Hotfix for Releasing Windows 10 RS4 compatible drivers.
  • Certify RS4 compatibility.


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Bug fixes

  • This update does not contain bug fixes.

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Version 15.0.34.17 Hotfix



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.34.17 has been released on January 04th, 2018.

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Improvements

  • This update does not contain improvements.


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Bug fixes

  • Hotfix for Windows Security Update.

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Version 15.0.34



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.34.16 has been released on December 12nd, 2017.

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Improvements

  • Implementation of the time triggered survey.
  • Hide expiration date for subscription licenses.
  • Early license renewal status bar.


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Bug fixes

  • Fixed: Process exclusion does not work.
  • Fixed: Vulnerability - Local Privilege Escalation in Avira Free AntiVirus by abusing NTFS Directory Junctions.

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Version 15.0.33



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.33.24 has been released on November 16nd, 2017.

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Improvements

  • Improved the loading speed of the new Antivirus user interface.
  • Added licensing information into the new Antivirus user interface.
  • Offer a renew button to the new Antivirus user interface


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Bug fixes

  • Fixed several issues when using the new Antivirus user interface.
  • Vulnerability - Unprotected INFECTED folder offers file injection.
  • Fixed detection slide-up on Windows 10 Redstone 3.
  • Fixed some issues for the Device Protection.
  • Fixed Real Time Protection problem when loading games from roblox.

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Version 15.0.32 Hotfix



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.32.12 has been released on October 13nd, 2017.


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Improvements

  • Enhance license information shown in new user interface to display expiration date, serial number and license owner.


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Bug fixes

  • Fixed Real-Time Protection crash on extremely high file I/O.

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Version 15.0.32



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.32.6 has been released on October 2nd, 2017.


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Improvements

  • Added possibility to new user interface to open the License-manager.
  • Updated new user interface elements.


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Bug fixes

  • Fixed font issues in Japanese language.
  • Fixed date display issues in Activity view.
  • Fixed updating status correctly in Windows Defender Security Center (in Redstone 3).

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Version 15.0.31



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.31 has been released on September 21th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • New user interface has been enabled for all customers.


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Bug fixes

  • Stability bug fixes for several Real-Time Protection crashes.
  • Bug fixes for new user interface.

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Version 15.0.30



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.30 has been released on August 28th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • New user interface.
  • Offers possibility to update from Local Update Mirror.


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Bug fixes

  • AV Control Center not to display the Expiration Date of the Licence.
  • Fixed Devices that are not visible when DeviceProtection is enabled or disabled.
  • Fixed Webguard crashes - MSVCR120.dll.

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Version 15.0.29



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.29.32 has been released on August 09th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • Driver installation is now performed silently.


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Bug fixes

  • Enhanced Self-protection to prohibit further attacks of ELEX malware.
  • Fixed BSOD in Device Protection Driver.
  • Fixed vulnerability "Privilege escalation via avscan.exe's "Report" feature".
  • Fixed Guard crash while loading the engine.
  • Fixed Updater crash.
  • Control Center is displaying no license information if "Avira Prime" license is used.
  • Rollback fix for prevent showing IPM several times a day in order to fix missing Welcome IPM.

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Version 15.0.28



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.28.28 has been released on July 10th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • Quick System Scan runs invisible in the background and informs the user only by malware detection.


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Bug fixes

  • Fixed Updater flow on server operating systems.
  • Fixed advertisement issue to not be shown every two hours.
  • Fixed Real-Time Protection crashes in special circumstances when loading the engine.

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Version 15.0.27



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.27.34 has been released on June 13th, 2017.

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Improvements

  • The exception list for Scanner and Guard has been unified.
  • Give the user the option to add files to exclusion list when restoring from quarantine.
  • Reduced installation time by minimum 15% for all products.
  • Adjusted handling of detection's if configured action is unknown for right-click scan scenarios.
  • Enabled Cloud access for right-click scan scenarios.
  • Reboot behavior for updates can be configured for Antivirus-Server.


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Bug fixes

  • Fixed several bugs in Device Protection.
  • Fixed several bugs for the new Scanner.
  • Fixed three seldom occurring Real-Time Protection crashes.
  • Fixed Antivirus crash in special circumstances.
  • Changed quick-scan behavior using the combined exception list.
  • Fixed frozen system during Antivirus setup.
  • A "Disable" call does not snooze in the Real-Time Protection anymore but does set the WSC state to “Off”.

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Version 15.0.26



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.26.48 has been released on April 27th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • Rework the user interface flow of update in case predictable reboots.
  • New Scanner (shell extension scanner) writes specific warnings from AIRS, Engine and LocalDecider into the scanner log file (separate log files for each scan session).
  • New Scanner users can scan their EFS-encrypted files.


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Bug fixes

  • Fixed AVIRA IPC Server Multiple Out-of-bounds Write Vulnerabilities.
  • Improved process protection for scanui.exe. (It was possible to kill scanui.exe with Process Protection option active).
  • Several New Scanner (shell extension scanner) fixes.
  • Fixed unresponsive system due to Real-Time Protection re-initialization.
  • Fixed possible hanging / frozen system on Windows 10 RS1 if Antivirus is installed.
  • Fixed Real-Time Protection crash on Windows 10 RS2.
  • Improved IPM handling in special circumstances.

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Version 15.0.25.1



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.25.171 has been released on March 21th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • Support Avira Prime licenses. (Expiration date related user interface elements are not displayed for the Avira Prime license type)
  • Improved IPM handling in special circumstances.


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Bug fixes

  • Fixed system freezes after reboot.

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Version 15.0.25



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General Information

Avira Antivirus for Windows, version 15.0.25.154 has been released on February 21th, 2017.



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Improvements

  • The new scanner (shell extension scanner) is reporting product events (EventDB) similar to the old scanner.
  • The new scanner (shell extension scanner) is reporting Windows events similar to the old scanner.
  • Changed "Send Feedback" in the user interface to the new tableau backend.


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Bug fixes

  • Fixed WER bug reported by Microsoft.
  • Improved internal communication.
  • More reliable event notification trigger via WMI.
  • Avira Guard caused unresponsive system due to guard re-initialization.

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  • Created : Monday, July 21, 2014
  • Last updated: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
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