Avira antivirus is an application that protects your data files, software, and web searches from all kinds of malware. This antivirus application is compatible with Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android OS. Now, in this section, we are going to discuss some common error codes encountered in the Avira antivirus application and its solution.
The Avira Error 500/503 occurs due to the corrupted file present on your system, or a web server you are looking for is temporarily unavailable. This error is an HTTP status code, and if you encounter this error, you can fix it using two steps.
First, run the repair installation program of the Avira antivirus application.
If the error 500/503 persists after performing the first step, then check your internet connection.
Repair installation of Avira
From the official site of Avira, download the latest installation file.
Then, open it and follow the instructions until you reach the window displaying the Repair/Update option.
Click it, followed by the Next button.
Select all the components to be installed.
Now, the Avira antivirus application repairing process will begin. Wait for it to complete.
Once the Avira antivirus application has been repaired successfully, you will get a notification.
Now, restart your computer.
Check if the Avira error 500/503 has been resolved successfully.
Fix Avira Update Error
If you are unable to update the Avira antivirus application installed on your device, check if the proxy server has been enabled.
The proxy server may sometimes hide the Avira antivirus application from your Windows system settings.
As a result, the Windows system settings will not be able to detect Avira.
To resolve it, select the Do not use a proxy settings option in the Proxy settings window.
To do it, open the Avira antivirus application on your computer.
Click Settings > PC Protection > Update > Proxy settings > Do not use a proxy settings > OK.
Now, try to update the Avira antivirus application.
If the update error persists, check if any other security application with a firewall has been installed on your computer. If installed, the firewall must be blocking the update process.
In such a case, disable the application that causes the issue and try to update the Avira antivirus application.
Contact us to get remote assistance on the same.
Fix Avira Connection Error
Avira connection error has been encountered mostly during the update process of application.
The main cause of this Avira error can be the proxy settings that have been configured on your internet connection.
Generally, it is not necessary to set up the proxy settings or install a security application for your internet connection.
If you are using any one of these, then there is a chance for the connection error to occur during the update or install process.
To fix it, add the proxy information such as address and port number to the Avira antivirus application settings.
To do it, first, gather your proxy information by following the instructions given below.
On your Windows computer, go to the Settings window.
Select the Network & Internet option followed by Proxy.
Locate the Use a proxy server option and note down the address and port number.
Now, launch the Avira antivirus application.
Click Settings > PC Protection > Update > Proxy Settings.
Locate and enable the Use this proxy server option.
Enter the proxy address & port number in the required fields and click Save.
Now, Avira's connection error should be resolved.
If not, contact us for more assistance.
Avira Vpn Unknown Error
An unknown error occurs in Avira VPN due to common issues such as misconfigured server settings.
In most cases, changing the country option in the VPN server settings will solve this issue.
If the issue persists, uninstall and reinstall the application.
The procedure to uninstall and reinstall the Avira Phantom VPN Pro application is discussed below.
Avira Phantom Vpn Pro Unknown Error
This issue is a result of the error openvpn.exe received from the VPN client
As discussed above, first, change the country in the server settings section.
If the issue persists, uninstall and reinstall the Avira Phantom VPN Pro application on your Windows computer.
Go to your Windows computer’s Programs and Features section.
Select the Avira Phantom VPN application and click Uninstall.
After the uninstall process, restart your Windows computer.
Now, download the Avira Phantom VPN application file from the official site of Avira and perform the installation process.
After installing the application again, the Avira error related to the VPN should have been resolved.