Scan Now: Scan Exclusion Tab

  1. Select Enable scan exclusion.
  2. In the Scan Exclusion List (Directories) section, configure the required settings.
    1. Select Exclude directories where Trend Micro products are installed to automatically exclude directories associated with other Trend Micro products.

      For more information, see Trend Micro Product Directory Exclusions.

    2. Type a directory path to exclude from scans and click the + button.

      The Security Agent does not scan files located in the specified directory (and sub-directories).

      Note:
      • You can specify a maximum of 256 directories to exclude from scanning.

      • Directory exclusions support the use of wildcard characters.

        For more information, see Wildcard Exceptions.

  3. In the Scan Exclusion List (Files) section, configure the required settings.
    1. Type a file name or the file name with full directory path to exclude from scans and click the + button.
      Note:
      • You can specify a maximum of 256 files to exclude from scanning.

      • File exclusions support the use of wildcard characters.

        For more information, see Wildcard Exceptions.

  4. In the Scan Exclusion List (File Extensions) section, configure the required settings.
    1. Select or type a file extension to exclude from scans and click the Add > button.
      Note:
      • You can specify a maximum of 256 file extensions to exclude from scanning.

      • For Manual Scan, Scheduled Scan, and Scan Now, use a question mark (?) to replace a single character or an asterisk (*) to replace multiple characters as wildcard characters. For example, if you do not want to scan all files with extensions starting with D, such as DOC, DOT, or DAT, type D* or D??.