How to Add Exceptions to Webroot Antivirus

How to Add Exceptions to Webroot Antivirus

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In the Webroot antivirus software, you have the option to allow, block, and monitor particular files on your device. Adding exception in the Webroot antivirus software is quite easy, and the steps for this are given below.

  • Double-click the Webroot antivirus software on the desktop and launch it.
  • On the home page of the Webroot antivirus software, click the Settings icon near PC Security on the left end.
  • In the PC Security wizard, move to the Block/Allow Files tab.
  • If your file has already been moved to quarantine by the Webroot antivirus software, then it will be listed. To add an exception for that file, select the button under the Allow option.
  • To add an exception to a new file, click the Add File button at the bottom.
  • The File Explorer will open. In that, browse the file for which you need an exception from scanning.
  • After adding your file to the Allow/Block Files list, select the radio button under the Allow option to enable exception.
  • If you wish to remove all the files from the exception list, then click the Remove All button.


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