Your Avira product generates so-called slide-ups, desktop notifications for specific events, which give information on successful or failed program sequences such as updates. Under Alerts you can enable or disable the notifications for specific events.
With desktop notifications, you have the option of disabling the notification directly in the slide-up. You can reactivate the notification, in the Alerts configuration window.
In this box, you can enter the maximum number of days allowed to have passed since the last update. If this number of days has passed, a red icon is displayed for the update status under Status in the Control Center.
Show notice if the virus definition file is out of date
If this option is enabled, you will obtain an alert if the virus definition file is not up-to-date. With the help of the alert option, you can configure the temporal interval for an alert if the last update is older than n day(s).
Warnings / Notes with the following situations
Dial-up connection is used
If this option is enabled, you will receive a desktop notification alert if a dialer creates a dial-up connection on your computer via the telephone or ISDN network. There is a danger that the connection may have been created by an unknown and unwanted dialer and that the connection may be chargeable. (see Viruses and more > Threat categories: Dialer)
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