Our guide will show you how to add a specific file or folder from Windows 10 Microsoft Defender scan to exclusions and prevent them from being deleted.
Windows 10 Microsoft Defender often fires falsely on secure files and deletes them, which greatly interferes with rest and work at the computer, today we will consider how to add files or folders to antivirus exclusions.
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Council. First, make sure that the file or site is safe by checking the online antivirus VirusTotal and only then exclude it from scanning.
How to add a file or folder to Windows 10 Microsoft Defender exclusionsOpen "Settings" and go to "Updates & Security".
Go to "Windows Security" and click "Open Windows Security".
Select "Virus & Threat Protection".
Click the "Manage Settings" link.
Find "Exclusions" and click "Add or remove exclusions".
Click "Add an exclusions".
Select a file, folder, file type, or process.
After that, Windows 10 Microsoft Defender will stop deleting the items you choose.