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There must be an easy answer to this, but right now it is not obvious to me.

When I visit (seldom) a website that Malwarebytes blocks, I immediately get an option to add this site to my exclusions when I right click on the tray icon. But what if I don't want to add this as an exclusion. How do I get rid of that prompt? If I right click on the add exclusion prompt, it adds it right away. Then I have to go into exclusions and delete it. I'm sure there must be an easier way to just delete or ignore the prompt (just an added line in the pop up) without having to add it first???? 

Thanks in advance for any advice on this.

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Greetings,

The option to exclude the most recently blocked site actually goes away on its own after a certain amount of time has passed, so as long as you don't click it to exclude the site you won't have to worry about the site being excluded or the item persisting in the menu permanently.  I don't know what the specific duration is but someone from the staff may.

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Thanks. I'm not worried about how long it takes as long as it goes away on it's own. I never waited long enough to see. I just added it and then deleted it. But that didn't make any sense to me as to how it should or could work.

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To make sure I'm understanding, you're looking for a way to dismiss the "Last blocked website" from the system tray menu? Any specific reason why? Just trying to get a full picture.

As for @exile360's suggestion, that shouldn't actually be happening. The only time the last blocked website should disappear is if the tray icon restarts. Anything else is potentially a bug

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@dcollins

I guess I'm anal, but I use the little tray icon on the right to open Malwarebytes main panel fairly often to view reports, check versions, etc. That extra line there showing a blocked website and asking if I want to add it as an exclusion is just another thing that could be accidently clicked and also dirties up the view. I just thought there ought to be an easy way to get rid of it if you don't want to exclude it. Not a big thing but it's like a tic that gets under your skin for me. I leave my PC on 24/7. 

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