About the automatic exclusion of files and folders
|Article:HOWTO27182|||||Created: 2010-01-08|||||Updated: 2010-01-15|||||Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO27182|
The client software automatically detects the presence of certain third-party applications and Symantec products. After it detects them, it creates exclusions for these files and folders. The client excludes these files and folders from all antivirus and antispyware scans.
The client software automatically creates exclusions for the following items:
To see the exclusions that the client creates on 32-bit computers, you can examine the contents of the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\AV\Exclusions Windows registry. You must not edit this Windows registry directly. On 64-bit computers, look in HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\AV\Exclusions.
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