How Do You Check all Locations When Attempting to Exlude a Program on Scan?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by jjc225, Jan 7, 2012.

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  1. jjc225

    jjc225 Registered Member

    Nov 25, 2010
    I have a rather large program on one of my computers which I trust, and I discovered it is not good enough for purposes of virus scanning to merely exclude the C/Program Files location, because it is other places as well. I have found various files and parts of the program listed also at Users/All Users as well as Application Data. I'm sure there are other locations as well. Any sure fire way to check all locations of a program for purposes of excluding it on scan?
  2. MrBrian

    MrBrian Registered Member

    Feb 24, 2008
    You could use Process Monitor to see what's going on.
  3. BrandiCandi

    BrandiCandi Guest

    so you're saying you want to exclude this trusted program from a virus scan? I'm curious why. Does it throw out false positives?

    edit: oh yeah... if you use process monitor make sure you are utilizing the program in all its possible functions so you see all the processes it's capable of.
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