How do I set up exclusions in Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware?

Document created by dshull Employee on May 11, 2017Last modified by jyamada on Jun 11, 2017
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To set up exclusions in Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware, please follow these instructions:

  1. Open Malwarebytes Anti-Ransomware.
  2. Click on the Exclusions tab.
  3. Click one of the two options: Add File or Add Folder


To exclude a single file, choose Add File option.

  1. Click Add File.
  2. Navigate to the file's location.
  3. Click the file to select it, then click Open.


To exclude all the files contained in a folder, choose Add Folder option.

  1. Click Add Folder.
  2. Navigate to the folder's location.
  3. Click the folder to select it, then click Open.



Remove will delete an existing Exclusion. Simply click the exclusion you wish to remove, then click Remove.