Automatic file protection: Exclude files or folders from the scan

 

will scan by default all files and folders on your computer. However, you can configure it so that it does not scan certain files or directories. This is useful, for example, when you want to use, under your own responsibility, certain files and applications which considers malware. To do it, follow these steps:

  1. Open the main window and, in the Protection section, click Settings.

  2. Click Known threats in the left panel.

  3. Click on the option Settings in the Threats to detect and exclude section.

  4. Click the Directories tab or Files, depending on the type of item you want to exclude from the scans.

Follow these steps to exclude files from the scan:

  1. Click Add.

  2. In the dialog box, find the file you want to exclude and click Open. Repeat this operation with each file that you want to exclude from the scan.

  3. Click OK.

Follow these steps to exclude folders from the scan:

  1. Click Add.

  2. Go to the folder that you want to exclude from the scan and click the button with an arrow pointing to the right FlechaDerecha_shg.gif. In the case of a file, find it in the dialog box and click Open.

  3. Click OK.

When you exclude a file, will scan it and if it finds out it is a threat, will ask for your confirmation before excluding it from the scans.

 

To delete one of the files or folders from the list of exclusions, select it and click Delete.