Add Exclusions in Kaspersky Total Security

Edited by Lukward Thomason, VisiHow, Eng, Anonymous

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    The first thing you need to do is open Kaspersky Total Security.
    The icon for the program is on the desktop in this tutorial.
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    Then, click the gear-shaped icon in the lower-left corner of the window.
    When you hover over this icon, it will read "Settings".
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    On the left side of the window in the "Settings" menu, click "Additional".
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    On the right side of the window, click "Threats and Exclusions".
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    When "Threats and Exclusions" opens, click the "Configure exclusions" link near the middle of the window.
    A new window will open.
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    In the window, you can add applications by clicking "Add".
    The "Add" button is on the lower right-hand side of the window.
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    Then, locate the file or folder by clicking "Browse".
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    For this tutorial, "This PC" is expanded by clicking it.
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    Next, "Local Disk (D:)" is expanded.
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    Now, scroll through to find an ".exe" file.
    For this tutorial, "GambiChess.exe" is chosen.
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    When you've selected the ".exe" file, click "Select" at the bottom of the "Browse" window.
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    In the next section, you can check or uncheck "Protection components".
    For example, if you uncheck "File Anti-Virus", then the program will not be added to the "File Anti-Virus" exclusion list.
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    To exclude all of the components, check all of the "Protection components:" options.
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    You can add a comment in "Comment:".
    For this tutorial, let's type "it's a chess installation" into the text box.
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    Now, under "Status", you need to click "Active" or "Inactive".
    If you choose "Active", the exclusion will be active. If you choose "Inactive", the program will appear in the list; but it will not be excluded.
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    When you have made all of your changes, click "Add" at the bottom of the window.
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