Remove the updating advertisement of Avira AntiVir 8/9/10 *

Guide - windows 7

Now i will show you the simplest way to block avnotify.exe. This metod avoid the annoyance message "The size of the file AVNOTIFY.EXE has been modified! ...ect". The program gpedit.msc is present in Ultimate/Professional/Enterprise versions only. If you have other versions, i'm sorry, i have no solutions for you. Start>gpedit.msc Go into the folder "Computer ConfigurationWindows SettingsSecurity SettingsSoftware Restriction Policies". Right click on "Software Restriction Policies", choose the menu's voice "New Software Restriction Policies", in this way we active the security policies's windows.
Screenshot di gpedit.msc.msc

After the activation of the policies it will appears two sub-directory. Go under sub-directory called "Additional Rules". Right click in the blank area and choose voice's menu "New Path Rule...".
Screenshot di gpedit.msc

Search the file avnotify.exe in installation's directory of Antivir, usually it's C:ProgrammiAviraAntiVir Desktopavnotify.exe
Screenshot di gpedit.msc
End! Enjoy your Avira Antivir! And use No Notify Avira to remove the starup splash screen of Antivir, it will increase you computer boot-speed.

Guide - windows 95/98/ME/2000/XP/VISTA

There are many guides on internet about how modify the registry keys of system to disable the updating advertising of Avira Antivir. For the expert there are no problems to enter and modify regedit, but i think about the beginners that could find some difficulties, so i have written a simple program for their. The program No Notify Avira removes the updating advertising and startup splash screen of Avira Antivir. WARNING: THE PROGRAM HAVE TO BE DOWNLOADED FROM THE OFFICIAL SITE www.fred151.altervista.org I Decline all responsabilities for eventual fakes programs that could damage your system. Authorised sites:
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- majorgeeks.com - softpedia.com ==> Download - No Notify Avira v4.0.1 <== Certificate MD5: c090df6c6d7970d6ef3d3a4c58f91ebd For the experts, i show the registry keys that No No fy Avira modified. For Avira Antivir Classic 8:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun] "avgnt"="C:ProgrammiAviraAntiVir PersonalEdition Classicavgnt.exe" /min /nosplash"

I just have added the entry /nosplash that allows to hide the startup splash screen of antivir. For some version of antivir 8 could be neccessary write -nosplash (thanks Gabriele)
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREPoliciesMicrosoftWindowsSaferCodeIdentifiers?Paths{a4eb1ded-a858-4081-a9e3-4679ac0f687f}] "Description"="descrizione" "SaferFlags"=dword:00000000 "ItemData"="C:ProgrammiAviraAntiVir PersonalEdition Classicavnotify.exe"

With this string type REG_SZ we have inserted avnotify.exe in the restricted software policies of windows, this application will be blocked by the system which banning the executing. For Avira Antivir Desktop 9 and 10:
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun] "avgnt"=""C:ProgrammiAviraAntiVir Desktopavgnt.exe" /min /ns"
We have to write /ns
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREPoliciesMicrosoftWindowsSaferCodeIdentifiers?Paths{a4eb1ded-a858-4081-a9e3-4679ac0f687f}] "Description"="descrizione" "SaferFlags"=dword:00000000 "ItemData"="C:ProgrammiAviraAntiVir Desktopavnotify.exe"