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heuristics, on or off?
From: ". ." <miklohnews () hotmail com>
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 12:55:59 +1000

hi list

just a quick question about the often present heuristics option in anti-virus software: what is it good for? i believe it has to do with the software trying to learn and work out itself how to detect new viruses. am i right?

it seems most AV sw has the heuristics option un-ticked by default. how come? should i turn it on? if yes, what should i be aware of?

thank u!

/mike

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