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Last Update:

30 Jul 2014

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Avira


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Avira Free Antivirus | Updated: 30 Jul 2014



Downloads of v


Software Author(s):

  • Avira

Avira Free Antivirus

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To install Avira Free Antivirus, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Avira Free Antivirus, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Avira Free Antivirus, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


NOTE: This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Enter your internal repository url

(this should look similar to

4. Choose your deployment method:

choco upgrade avirafreeantivirus -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade avirafreeantivirus -y --source="'STEP 3 URL'"

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Ensure avirafreeantivirus installed
    name: avirafreeantivirus
    state: present
    source: STEP 3 URL

See docs at

Coming early 2020! Central Managment Reporting available now! More information...

chocolatey_package 'avirafreeantivirus' do
  action    :install
  version  ''
  source   'STEP 3 URL'

See docs at

    Name: avirafreeantivirus,
    Source: STEP 3 URL

Requires Otter Chocolatey Extension. See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller avirafreeantivirus
   Name     = 'avirafreeantivirus'
   Ensure   = 'Present'
   Version  = ''
   Source   = 'STEP 3 URL'

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'avirafreeantivirus':
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  ensure   => '',
  source   => 'STEP 3 URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

salt '*' chocolatey.install avirafreeantivirus version="" source="STEP 3 URL"

See docs at

5. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package was submitted prior to moderation and has not been approved. While it is likely safe for you, there is more risk involved.


Avira Free Antivirus offers basic protection for your computer against dangerous viruses, worms, spy-ware, trojans and costly dialers.

Log in or click on link to see number of positives.

In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Version Downloads Last Updated Status
avirafreeantivirus 15.0.2009.1965 7 Sunday, October 4, 2020 Waiting for Maintainer
Avira Free Antivirus 496 Thursday, June 26, 2014 Unknown
Avira Free Antivirus 755 Sunday, March 2, 2014 Unknown
Avira Free Antivirus 499 Friday, December 13, 2013 Unknown
Avira Free Antivirus 402 Saturday, November 30, 2013 Unknown
Avira Free Antivirus 408 Thursday, November 21, 2013 Unknown
Avira Free Antivirus 2013 443 Wednesday, October 2, 2013 Unknown
Avira Free Antivirus 2013 403 Saturday, September 28, 2013 Unknown
Avira Free Antivirus 2013 483 Wednesday, July 31, 2013 Unknown

This package has no dependencies.

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