Sometimes it happens that Avast adds mining clients as a false positive and prevents executing the files. In this guide, we will show you how to add minerstat and mining clients to the Avast exclusions list.
First, open Avast by looking it up in your search bar or in the task bar of your system.
When you have opened Avast navigate to the Exclusions list:
Click on the button Add exception and then Browse to select the files, folders, or input URLs you want to white-list. If you select one folder, the exclusion will apply to all files and subfolders within this folder. In this step, select the minerstat folder, which typically is:
Confirm the selection by clicking [Add Exception].
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