What is Avira Online Essentials?

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Avira Online Essentials is the next generation Avira platform that integrates multiple Avira products and services and allows users to connect and manage multiple devices.

Avira Online Essentials is not a product which you install, but a completely free web application that helps you monitor and manage all your devices. You can access your web application (Avira Dashboard) anytime from any computer with internet access.

Components of Avira Online Essentials

  • Avira Launcher (Windows Client)

    The Avira Launcher will be installed automatically with any Avira product and can be opened by clicking the Avira icon in the lower right taskbar. The Launcher displays the safety status of your computer and all active and inactive Avira products. Required Avira components can be installed directly from the Launcher. To monitor or manage installed Avira products and registered devices, click Manage devices. The Launcher will redirect you to your Avira Dashboard (web application) where you can perform the required tasks.


  • Avira Dashboard (Web application)

    The Avira Dashboard is permanently connected to your Avira Launcher (Windows Client) and allows you to manage your Avira products and services centrally. Furthermore, it offers the possibility to edit your Avira My Account profile or add and manage remote devices of your family members and friends. Added mobile devices can be located in case of loss or even locked when stolen.

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Affected products

  • Avira Free Antivirus [Windows]
  • Avira Online Essentials [Windows]
  • Avira Secure Backup [Windows]
  • Created : Monday, September 23, 2013
  • Last updated: Friday, August 5, 2016
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