You can specify a list of programs and processes which activity will be excluded from scanning by the file monitor SpIDer Guard, the internet monitor SpIDer Gate, and the mail anti-virus SpIDer Mail. The objects that are changed as a result of the activity of these applications are excluded.

To configure the list of excluded applications

1.Open Dr.Web menu Dr.Web icon, then select Security Center.

2.In the open window, click Exclusions tile.

3.Click the Applications tile.

Figure 118. Excluded applications list

The list is empty by default.

To add applications to the list

1.To add a program or a process to the exclusion list, click Add. Do one of the following actions:

In the open window, click the Browse button to select an application. You can also enter the full path to the application manually, for example:

C:\Program Files\folder\example.exe

To exclude an application from scan, enter its name in the field. The full path to the application is not required, for example:


To exclude applications from scan, enter the defining mask of their names. More about masks;

You can exclude an application from scan by the name of a variable if the name and a value of this variable are specified in the system variable settings. example.

2.In setting window, specify the components that should not scan the selected application.

Figure 119. Adding applications to the exclusions

3.For objects, excluded from scans by the SpIDer Gate and SpIDer Mail components, specify additional conditions.


4.Click OK. The selected application will appear on the list.

5.If necessary, repeat the procedure to add other programs.

Managing listed objects

The following management elements are available to work with objects in the table:

The Add button—adding an object to the exclusion list.

The Edit button—editing the selected object in the exclusion list.

The Remove button—removing the selected object from the exclusion list.

You can also access these settings by right-clicking the selected object or several selected objects.

Click More to access the following options:

Export—allows you to save the created list of exclusions to be used on another computer where Dr.Web is installed.

Import—allows you to use the list of exclusions created on another computer.

Clear all—allows you to remove all objects from the list of exclusions.