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How to set Antivirus Exclusions for ESET Endpoint Antivirus on PC Running Windows 10
Locate the icon for ESET Endpoint Antivirus in the bottom right corner of the screen. Then, right click and select
A small popup will show up; select ‘
Pause until reboot’
Log in to your account to access the installation files. Follow the instructions and complete the installation.
DO NOT REBOOT THE COMPUTER UPON FINISHING THE INSTALLATION.
Right click the ESET Endpoint Antivirus icon again and select
‘Open ESET Endpoint Antivirus 7’
to open the main menu. On the left hand side of the window should be a menu with different options. Select the tab titled
After selecting this menu, locate the row titled ‘
Real-time file system protection’
and click on the gear at the end of the row. This should open a drop down menu; select
In the Exclusions menu, click on
in the bottom left corner. A window will pop up asking what
of exclusion and what
to exclude. For type, select ‘
for path, click on the three ellipses at the end of the empty box. You need locate and exclude the installation folder path, which can be found in the dashboard under
Settings > Account Information
Paths to Exclude for Anti-virus software
, or via the popup window after selecting to download the installer file.
Important Note: The path excluded in this example will be different then the path you must exclude for your account as this folder is randomized.
Please use the path located in your account.
This will exclude the file while allowing your antivirus to protect you.
Reboot the computer to complete the installation.
Article ID: 126
Created: 10/4/2018 at 4:38 PM
Modified: 8/6/2019 at 9:00 PM
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