Avira Free Antivirus includes preset profiles that let you scan locations such as local disks, the my documents file, the the Windows installer folder, system processes, removable drives, etc. The application protects all of your information and is able to block all types of malicious software, including thousands of viruses, worms, trojans, and spyware though its Safe Browsing technology.
The application provides total protection in real time thanks to the technology in the Protection Cloud, which anonymously analyzes millions of users' unknown files and can isolate you from any threat right away. It also prevents advertising networks from following your activity online thanks to the Browser Tracking Blocking tool and it even blocks hidden applications that previously installed themselves without your permission.
The program updates automatically, so your computer is always protected against typical Internet threats. Furthermore, you can set periodic analyses and have emails sent to you with the results of the screening tests.