Windows 8 introduces significant changes to the operating system platform. As with any new computer operating system, it is possible that some existing software is not compatible with it.
Currently, the Avira products are not ready for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 (Built on Windows .
However, we are working very hard to get our products Windows 8 compatible as soon as possible.
Here is the link to the page were this can be found. http://www.avira.com/en/support-for-hom ... /kbid/1385
That was Created : Friday, November 2, 2012 Last updated: Friday, November 30, 2012. I did not find anything else with reference to a fix so they must still be working on the issue.
Does any one know of a good free antivirus that IS Windows 8 compatible? As far as that goes how about a good paid antivirus, if it works well and is unobtrusive I would pay for it.