Specifying exclusions

Specify files, folders, and drives to exclude from scanning operations. You can also remove any exclusions you specified previously.

Option definitions

Option Definition
What not to scan Select the type of exclusion.
  • Exclude by pattern — Specify the pattern(s) and whether to include subfolders.
  • Exclude by file type — Specify a file type(s).
  • Exclude by file age — Specify the access type and minimum age in days.
  • Protected by Windows File Protection — Exclude files that have Windows Protection File status.