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How to exclude Files/Folders from scans

Below are instructions to add files or folders that you may want to excluded from Security scans:

1. Click the "Security" icon

  • from within the Total Defense Console or the Navigation on the left

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2. Click the "Settings" icon

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3. Select the "Exclusions" tab and click on "Browse"

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4. Add Files/Folders

  • Use the arrows on the left to navigate to the designated folder
  • select which files/folders you want excluded on the right
  • then, click "Add Files/Folders"
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5. Click the "Apply" button

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  • You can further customize it so that it will be scanned only in on demand or auto scans.  By default, it will not be scanned by either.

Note: This information pertains to Security settings on Total Defense Premium, Unlimited, Ultimate, Essential AV and Internet Security Suite software.

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