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Setup Tutorials

How to exclude files from scanning in Norton Antivirus

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

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

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

  2. Go to “Antivirus” (2).

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

  3. Go to “Scan and Risks” tab (3) > “Exclusions / Low Risks” (4) and click on the “Configure[+]” button (5) at the right of “Items to Exclude from Scans” row.

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

  4. Click on “Add Folders” (6). In the opened window click on the browse icon (7) an select the CactusVPN app folder (8) and click “OK” (9).

    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/”.

    Click “OK” two times and click “Apply” to save the exclusion.

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

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