I've tried this before without success and thought I would try again.. the files "wcescomm.log" is associated with "activesync" used for pda's syncronizing with outlook. AMON scans it about every 5 seconds or more.. would be nice to exclude it? Does anyone else have this problem? Its located in C:\documents and settings\myname\local settings\temp\wcescomm.log Its only found in that one location of my whole hardrive. When I include the pathway in AMON excusions... its ignored and it scans anyway? This behaves the same way whether I pick it as a file.... or a directory and just put the temp dir in to be excluced? any suggestions?