How do I enable the FireWall in Avira Antivirus?

To enable subsequently the FireWall module you have to perform a change installation of Avira Antivirus.

The Avira Antivirus FireWall module allows you to manage the Windows Firewall from within the Antivirus application.

Enable the FireWall module

  1. Click in the lower left corner of your desctop the icons Windows → Settings.
  2. Click Systems → Apps & features → Avira Antivirus → Modify.


  3. Click Yes to accept the User Account Control request.
  4. Select the "Modify" option and click Next.

  5. Select the “Windows Firewall” checkbox and click Next.

    The Windows Firewall module will be added to your Antivirus.

  6. Restart your system to use the new added module.

Affected products

  • Avira Free Security Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Pro [Windows]
  • Avira Prime (unlimited devices) [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Optimization Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Total Security Suite [Windows]
  • Created : Wednesday, November 28, 2012
  • Last updated: Friday, November 24, 2017
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