1) Advertisement pop-ups.
They come from avnotify.exe in "C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop"
To prevent them from happening do Start | Run | secpol.msc | Software Restriction Policies | Additional Rules | Right click in white space | New Path Rule and set the following...
2) Update more frequently than a day.
For those of you who have tried to change the schedule in Avira you cannot change it to anything below a day. You can get around this by disabling the schedule in Avira and handling it through Windows Scheduled Tasks. I am going to assume you know how to create a Hourly task.
Here is the command-line:
"C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\update.exe" /DM="1" /NOMESSAGEBOX /receivetimeout=180
/DM="1" hides the message box and /DM="0" shows the box.
This post has been edited by snooz: 09 September 2009 - 02:54 AM