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Setup Tutorials

How to exclude files from scanning in McAfee Antivirus

Follow this step-by-step tutorial to exclude files from scanning in McAfee Antivirus.

  1. Open McAfee Antivirus and click on “Settings” (1).

    How to exclude files from scanning in McAfee Antivirus: Step 1

  2. Click on “Real-Time Scanning” (2).

    How to exclude files from scanning in McAfee Antivirus: Step 2

  3. Expand “Excluded Files” (3) and click on “Add file” button (4).

    How to exclude files from scanning in McAfee Antivirus: Step 3

  4. Browse for the CactusVPN folder. Select the CactusVPN app executable file (5) and click on “Open” (6).

    On Windows computers, by default it should be here:
    “C:\Program Files (x86)\CactusVPN\”.

    On Mac computer, by default it should be here:
    “/Applications/CactusVPN.app/Contents/MacOS/CactusVPN/”.

    How to exclude files from scanning in McAfee Antivirus: Step 4

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