Fix Avira Antivirus Error Code 500

 Avira Antivirus Error Code 500

The Avira antivirus error code 500 usually indicates a corrupted file. Sometimes, it occurs when the web server it is looking for is temporarily unavailable. If you wish to fix this error code, follow the below-mentioned steps.

Solution 1: Modify The Avira Components

  • On your Windows computer, open the Settings app by pressing the Windows + I shortcut keys.
  • In the Settings window, click the Apps tab and select Apps & Features from the left-side panel.
  • Select the Avira Antivirus app from the displayed list and click the Modify button.
  • In the setup maintenance window, select the Modify option and click the Next button.
  • Check all the components of Avira Antivirus and click the Next button.
  • Now, restart your computer and check if the Avira error code 500 has been fixed.

Solution 2: Remove & Re-install The Avira Antivirus Software

  • On your Windows computer, launch the Run dialog box by pressing the Windows + R shortcut keys.
  • Type ‘appwiz.cpl’ in the Run dialog box and press the Enter key.
  • This will open the Uninstall or change a program screen.
  • Alternatively, open the Control Panel app and select Programs and Features to navigate to the Uninstall or change a program screen.
  • Next, select the Avira Antivirus program from the displayed list and click the Uninstall button at the top of the screen.
  • If prompted, click the Yes button to confirm the action.
  • Once you have removed the Avira Antivirus software, restart your computer.
  • Make sure that you have removed all the files and registry entries related to Avira on your computer.
  • Download a new copy of Avira Antivirus that suits your operating system.
  • Once downloaded, open the Downloads folder and run the downloaded installer file.
  • Finish the installation with the help of the on-screen prompts.
  • Once installed, run the system scan and check if the error code 500 reappears.
  • If the Avira antivirus error code 500 still persists, click the Call button available on this page to contact our technical support team for remote assistance.


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