Press the Start button, followed by typing CMD and press enter to run the Command Prompt.2.
Type “ping personal.avira-update.com” and press enter. Take note of the IP address because that is the CDN server which the Avira Antivirus installed on your system connects to in order to obtain updates.3.
This is why you will no longer find any information on Avira’s website stating that the paid version gets to download updates from a fast server.
With Avira using a leading third party CDN as their update server, you can expect a more reliable and faster download speed with a very good uptime, thanks to the DNS server that automatically directs you to the CDN Po P server closest to you.
These past few days, I was constantly bugged by its automatic updates (auto-update) and the subsequent dialog box appearance to reboot my computer after the update has successfully been downloaded.
Admittedly, I found it obnoxious and intrusive, thus I had to find a way to deactivate the update.
Update AVIRA Desktop for Windows with latest virus definitions and scan engine, helping you to stay protected even when you do not access the Internet on a daily basis.
This is an easy-to-use update package, which wraps up the update files for the scan engine and the virus definitions file.
In the current Avira, the Free version connects to personal.for updates while the Pro version connects to a different hostname which is premium.
Although they are different subdomains, both actually connect to the same CDN server that belongs to Akamai.
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