How to Whitelist a program in avast (add Website/Software exception)

Avast Product’s include very large database containing many virus formats. This database helps avast to detect and delete any virus from your computer as quickly as possible. But in some cases avast start’s detecting your trusted software’s as virus and delete them. In that case you have to add exception in avast for that software or Website. These exception’s help’s you to Whitelist a program in avast product. In this article We will teach you How to whitelist a program in avast for the software you trust.
You can also Disable avast temporarily during software installation to avoid it deleting your software. But After whit-listing your software, Avast will stop deleting your trusted software Programs forever. White-listing program’s is better then uninstalling avast for that software you love. But Before adding any program into exception list i recommend you to download your software’s only from trusted sources. You can also scan your program with other security software’s to make sure that they are completely safe.

Steps, How to Whitelist a Program in avast.

You can also watch the video for better understanding or keep going with the steps below.

You can follow below step’s to add exception in avast to whitelist any software or Website.

  1. Open Your Avast product. (e.g. Avast internet security, Avast premier or Avast antivirus.)
  2. Click Menu > “Settings” and then go to the “General” tab.
    Open Avast Settings
  3. Now Click “Exclusions”. If you want to Whitelist a Program (Software), Select “File Paths” tab. But If you want to whitelist a url (Website), Select Urls Tab.
    How to Whitelist a program in avast
  4. In case you want to to Whitelist a program, Add Path to program that you want to Whitelist. You can also add any website into the Exception list from under the Urls tab. In case you want to Whitelist a whole directory you can simply add /* after the directory url.
    add exception in avast
That’s it, Now you have successfully added exception into avast and White-listed your website or Program. If you have more question’s about my article about How to Whitelist a program in avast, Feel free to let me know in the comment section below. You can also read my another article about How to disable avast deepscreen and firewall on avast antivirus software.
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