FYI...Avira AV v10 SP2 released
June 28, 2011 - "... Service Pack 2 to all AntiVir v10 products today: Personal, Premium, Premium Security Suite, Professional and Server. Avira’s Service Pack 2 update will be made available as product update to all customers, paid and free in English and German. The other languages will follow in the next few weeks. Please make sure you have enabled Product Updates by choosing the first option in Configuration -> Update->Product Update...
... fixed many issues which our users reported
... improved the protection overall by enhancing the heuristic detection and the repair functionality
... enabled the protection of the product itself and that of the entire operating system by enabling automatically the advanced process protection which prevents malware to terminate the Avira processes and to change the registry keys of the system.
... antirootkits protection was enhanced in order to be able to detect new methods of hiding malware...You must restart your system after SP2 is installed
in order to use the new drivers. Please save your work to prevent any loss of data.
Please read here
about how to prepare for the reboot if you are in a company: http://www.avira.com/en/support-for-home-knowledgebase-detail?kbid=841
... and check this document for the default values http://www.avira.com/files/support/FAQ_KB/EN/Restart_Behavior_AV10_SP2_Prof_EN.pdf
... The SP2 brings also an optional toolbar to the users of the AntiVir Personal Free
Most visible innovations in the SP2:http://www.avira.com/en/support-for-business-faq-detail/faqid/854
Release Information of SP2 at a glance: http://www.avira.com/en/support-for-home-faq-detail/faqid/840
Detailed information of the changes performed in the products by the SP2:http://www.avira.com/files/support/FAQ_KB/EN/Release_Information_AV10_SP2_EN.pdf
How to install the new Avira Toolbar after updating to SP2:http://www.avira.com/en/support-for-free-faq-detail/faqid/861
How to install the new Avira Toolbar later via setup:http://www.avira.com/en/support-for-free-faq-detail/faqid/862 How to -remove- the Avira Toolbar
: Some of our users experienced that the online protection is inactive after the SP2 update. Please see here* how to fix it.
30 June 2011