Windows Defender



Windows Defender exclude folder


Win 10

Start > Settings  > Update & Security  > Windows Security > Virus & threat protection.

Under Virus & threat protection settings, select Manage settings,

and then under Exclusions, select Add or remove exclusions.

exclusions are correctly found in the registry paths, but they are not displayed in the Windows Defender GUI.

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Exclusions

  • Exclusions
  • IpAddresses
  • Paths
  • Processes
  • TemporaryPaths