Ad-Free Experience with Avira Free AntiVirus 2013
Article by George Norman
On 28 Sep 2012
Avira has a surprise for those who get the new Avira Free AntiVirus 2013 security product: an ad-free experience.

By getting Avira Free AntiVirus 2013, you’re getting a security product that protects your system from viruses, worms, Trojans, unknown code that looks suspicious, and other security threats. In very little time and with little effort you will have the antivirus up and running and you will enjoy the basic protection it has to offer for the awesome price of free.

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What’s new for 2013 is the fact that Avira’s free antivirus application provides an ad-free experience. You will not see any pop-up ads if you choose to install the Avira SearchFree toolbar. Now, before you go all “I hate toolbars!”, you need to know that there are advantages to installing Avira SearchFree – two of them to be more precise: Browser Tracking Blocker and Website Safety Advisor.

When you visit various websites or social networks, things like your location and what you click on are stored by the websites. The Browser Tracking Blocker prevents others from storing your online activities. It lets you choose the websites that can access your information and bars more than 600 advertisers, social networks, and other companies that follow people’s activities on the web in the hopes of making a profit by gathering info from them.

We all know that there are numerous malicious websites out there and that it is not that easy to distinguish between safe and potentially dangerous sites. This is where Avira’s Website Safety Advisor comes in. By using info from more than 50 different sources, it rates websites as safe, low risk or high risk, and it explains what dangers you might face should you visit a potentially unsafe site. When you perform a search on Google for example, a checkmark next to all the URLs in the results list tells you if the sites are safe or potentially corrupted.

So to recap, by installing the Avira SearchFree toolbar you get to enjoy an ad-free Avira Free AntiVirus 2013 experience and you gain access to a couple of tools meant to protect your privacy and keep your from accessing dangerous sites.

Browser Tracking Blocker and Website Safety Advisor are two of the new features available in Avira’s pain new 2013 security products, Antivirus Premium 2013, Internet Security 2013, and Internet Security Plus 2013. Find out what other new features the security products have to offer here.

Additional information on Avira Free AntiVirus 2013 is available here.





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