Add Program Exclusions To Windows Defender

  1.    05 Jun 2018 #1

    Add Program Exclusions To Windows Defender


    I make programs to solve needs I have.

    Many of these programs are TINY as in 50kb or so.

    On every other machine, double clicking one of these programs spawns a window within a second or less.

    But I got one machine that has Windows Defender running, and it takes up to a MINUTE to launch one of my toys.

    So, even though I might have to do it dozens of times, how do I add an exclusion to defender to NEVER scan this file when opening.

    P.S. I verified that it is a defender issue by disabling it for a quick test, programs open instantly.
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       05 Jun 2018 #2

    See this tutorial.

    Add or Remove Windows Defender Exclusions in Windows 10

    ...so even though I might have to do it dozens of times...
    If you keep 'all your toys' in a single folder, then you'd just have to do it the once by excluding that folder.
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  3.    06 Jun 2018 #3

    That's the ticket.

    And nope, toys are generally in the working folder where they're being used, and I don't want to exclude such a large number of branches just for the sake of a few toys. (They do tend to be scattered throughout my drives.)
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