How can I activate/ deactivate Heuristics?

To activate/ deactivate Avira Heuristics, open the Avira product Configuration (Extras → Configuration) and activate first the Expert mode.

The Heuristics are configured for the System Scanner and Realtime Protection separately, so please select the corresponding module in the left panel:

System Scanner:
System Scanner → Scan → Heuristic

Realtime Protection:
Realtime Protection → Scan → Heuristic  

Then you can activate/deactivate Heuristics in the configuration window.

Affected products

  • Avira Professional Security [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Premium 2013 [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Pro [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security [Windows]
  • Avira Professional Security, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Avira Antivirus Premium, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security, Version 2012 [Windows]
  • Avira Internet Security Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Family Protection Suite [Windows]
  • Avira Ultimate Protection Suite [Windows]
  • Created : Friday, July 27, 2007
  • Last updated: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
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