Avira Free Antivirus Received Windows 8 Certification
Article by George Norman
On 09 Apr 2013
The team behind the free security solution Avira Free Antivirus was glad to announce that the aforementioned product is now Windows 8 certified.

If you’re looking for a free security solution to keep your Windows 8-powered machine safe and secure, you may want to try Avira’s Free Antivirus, especially now that the product is Windows 8 certified. Receiving the certification is part of Avira’s continuous work to continue to improve compatibility with Windows 8.


In case you are not familiar with the award-winning Avira Free Antivirus, here’s a quick look at it mains features.
  • Real-time protection against viruses, worms, Trojans, rootkits, and other threats.
  • Blocks browser tracking so you can surf the web without having companies trying to track your web activities.
  • Removes adware and blocks attempts to spy on you.
  • Presents a security rating for all the sites in your search results.

“Discover our award-winning free antivirus software, which removes malware and protects you against the latest strains of viruses, worms, Trojans and more. Together with the Avira Searchfree Toolbar, it not only keeps your PC clean, it also enhances your privacy and empowers you to safely surf the web,” says Avira on the Avira Free Antivirus webpage.

Avira Free Antivirus is but one product in Avira’s lineup – Anvirirus Premium, Internet Security, Internet Security Plus, Professional Security, Endpoint Security, Small Business Security Suite, and Business Security suite are the other products Avira has to offer for home and business users.

Getting back to Avira Free Antivirus, this is but one of Avira’s products and the first one to receive Windows 8 certification. The other products Avira has to offer will receive their certification in the near future. They are compatible with Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system, mind you, it’s just that they’re not certified by Microsoft yet. They will be soon!

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