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https://support.malwarebytes.com/docs/DOC-1123

Following up on the post at the head of this forum about the exclusions recommended to be added to other security software running alongside Malwarebytes 3, I've done this for some time with the antivirus software I've used (currently content with MSE) and also included C:\ProgramData\Malwarebytes and C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes folders for good measure.  However, I'd just like to make absolutely sure that I'm doing this correctly by adding these to the "Excluded files and locations" tab in MSE and shouldn't have anything added under the "Excluded file types" and "Excluded processes" tabs.

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Hello and Welcome.

I exclude *.exe files as process in MSE and the other files under as Excluded Files and locations...

Excluding Files in Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE)

Here are instructions that I put together that will help you exclude the MB3 Files in MSE

1. Open MSE
2. Click On Settings
3. Click on Excluded processes
4. Click On Browse
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5. Expand to the file locations and choose the file you want and click OK
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6. Repeat for all other EXE files
7. Once you have added all EXE files, and they are listed in Process names: Then click on Add (they will move to the bottom)
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8. Click on Save Changes
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9. Click on YES to Allow changes (User Account Control)
10. For the files that end in .SYS use Exclude files and locations
11. Browse to the location for the *.sys files, Click OK
12. Follow the same procedures as with the *.exe files to add all sys files and then click Add followed by Save Changes
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Below is an article that shows you what files to exclude:

Malwarebytes KB: How-To: Malwarebytes 3 files to be set as exclusions in other security software.

KB Article HERE

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