Avira Antivirus Premium 2012 is an online security program. It consists of detection, prevention, and repair tools that help keep the computer safe from threats. The program has a system scanner that detects viruses, worms, and other unwanted items in the computer. Apart from that, it also has anti-phishing, anti-adware, anti-spyware, and rootkit protection. Avira Antivirus Premium 2012 provides real-time protection to ensure that no threat enters the system while the user performs usual computer activities. The web protection tool alerts and prevents the users from visiting malicious websites, and the mail protection tool scans incoming emails and attachments to see if they are safe to download.
The repair system consists of three tools – Quick Removal, Generic Repair, and Rescue System. The Quick Removal tool allows users to remove viruses and other threats from the computer with just one click. Generic Repair automatically eliminates the traces of threats from the system, while the Rescue System restores the computer during an emergency.
The Avira Antivirus Premium 2012 security application has a Game Mode. This allows users to play games and watching movies without being interrupted by the program’s alerts. The software can also be installed in netbooks that have low-memory. Users who have queries or need help with the program can go to the developer’s website to get live support from an Avira expert.