Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly.
Avira’s Phantom VPN and System Speed-Up tools aren’t part of the Avira antivirus software itself, but may come installed alongside it.
If you just have the free version, these tools won’t actually do much unless you pay for the “Pro” version.
Avira is one of the less intrusive antivirus programs for Windows (that’s why we recommend it), but you’ll still get occasional ads for Avira’s pro antivirus, VPN, and system speedup software.
You can disable these notification and quiet Avira down as much as you like.
Avast Free Antivirus Avast offers to install Dropbox during installation.
It will do so unless you uncheck the "install Dropbox" box on the configure page during installation.
Third-party offers in this context means integration of other programs or services in the installer to earn revenue whenever users install those offers.
Since companies get paid when users install those programs and services, it is often the case that it is difficult to block their installation.
The Avira Update Manager Server runs on one or more servers on your intranet and controls the downloading of product updates ...
Avira Update Manager is a software program developed by Avira Gmb H.
Also like a human virus, a computer virus replicates itself.