Sometimes it happens that Windows Defender 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 Windows Defender exclusions list.
First, navigate to Virus & threat protection by looking it up in your search bar or following the next steps.
When you have opened Virus & threat protection window navigate to Exclusions list:
Click on the button Add an exclusion and select the files, folders, or file types 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.
First, open Windows Defender by using the search function or through the shortcut on your system. Navigate to Tools and then to Options. Select the option Excluded files and folders. Click on Add... button and select the minerstat folder.
To save the changes, click Save.
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