Options available in expert mode only.

Temporary path

Use default system settings

If this option is enabled, the settings of the system are used for handling temporary files.

You can see where your system saves temporary files – for example with Windows XP – under: Start > Settings > Control Panel > System > Index cardAdvanced” Button “Environment Variables“. The temporary variables (TEMP, TMP) for the currently registered user and for system variables (TEMP, TMP) are shown here with their relevant values.

Use following directory

If this option is enabled, the path displayed in the input box is used.

Input box

In this input box, enter the path where the program will store its temporary files.

Avira config button points Directories

The button opens a window in which you can select the required temporary path.


The button restores the pre-defined directory for the temporary path.