How to exclude files and apps from scan scope in Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

 

 

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How to exclude files and apps from scan scope in Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

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2016 Oct 07 ID: 12987
 
 
 
 

If Kaspersky Internet Security does not allow you to use the file or blocks an application you need to use, you can add the file or the application to exclusions.

You should only add application you trust to the exclusions list.

To bypass scanning of specific files or applications:

  1. Open Settings in Kaspersky Internet Security 2017 by clicking the gear icon in the lower-left corner of the main window.

Image: the main window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

If you have problems opening the application window, see this guide.

  1. In the Settings window, go to the Additional section and select Threats and exclusions in the right frame.

Image:  the Settings window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

  1. In the Threats and Exclusions settings window, click the Manage exclusions link.

Image: Threats and Exclusions settings

  1. In the Exclusions window, click Add.

Image:  the Exclusions window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

  1. In the Add new exclusion window, click Browse. Select the folder with the file or enter the full path to the file from the keyboard.
  2. Click Select.

Image: the exclusions window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

  1. In the Object field, enter the name or a mask for the type of threats according to the Anti-Virus Encyclopedia.
  2. In the Protection components section, select the check boxes for the components to which the rule will be applied.
  3. Select the rule status:
    • Active. The application does not scan selected files or folders.
    • Inactive. The application scans files and folders ignoring the rule.
  4. Click Add.

Image: the exclusions window of Kaspersky Internet Security 2017

 
 
 
 
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