How to set Antivirus Exclusions for Norton Security Antivirus on PC Running Windows 10

  1. Locate the icon for Norton Security in the bottom right hand of the screen. Right click and select ‘’Open Norton Security”.
  1. On the ‘Security’ tab, click on the button labeled ‘Advanced’.
  1. Under the row that says ‘Computer’ is an option labeled ‘Auto-Protect’. Switch this option off; this will enable a popup to show. Under ‘Select the duration’ , select “Until System Restarts”
  1. Log in to your account at and follow the installation instructions. DO NOT RESTART COMPUTER AFTER INSTALLATION. Go back to the main menu and click on the ‘Settings’. Click on the option labeled ‘Anti-virus’. Open the tab labeled ‘Scans and Risks’ and scroll down to the drop down labeled ‘Exlcusions / Low Risks’. Then select ‘Items to exclude from scans’.
  1. In the next window, click on ‘Add Folders’ and search for installation folder path, which can be found under 'Account Settings' in the InterGuard web interface. For this example, our installation folder is located in C:\Windows\SysWOW64\dmktc”. Add that folder to the exclusion list and save.
    6.Reboot the computer.

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