Antivirus Folder Exclusion Guide

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  • Introduction

    This guide will cover the process of adding a folder exclusion to Windows Defender in order to prevent Defender falsely flagging Plutonium as a virus resulting in errors and issues such as the game not starting.

    Step 1) Open Windows Security
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    Step 2) Click on Virus & threat protection
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    Step 3) Select the Manage settings text
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    Step 4) Select Add or remove exclusions text from the Exclusions section
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    Step 5) Click the Add an exclusion button and select Folder from the dropdown
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    Step 6) Now click the address bar and enter the following %LocalAppData%/Plutonium
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    %LocalAppData%/Plutonium
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    Congratulations you have now added a folder exception for Plutonium!

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