Guide for 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 tool gpedit.msc is present in Ultimate/Professional/Enterprise Windows versions only. If you have other versions, I am sorry, i have no solutions for you.
Start > gpedit.msc (WINDOWS KEY + E, digit “gpedit.msc”)
Go into the folder “Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Software 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.
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…”.
Search the file avnotify.exe in installation’s directory of Antivir, usually it’s
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\avnotify.exe
End! Enjoy your Avira Antivir! And use No Notify Avira to remove the startup splash screen of Antivir, it will increase you computer boot-speed.