How to Whitelist Salad in Malwarebytes
1. Open Malwarebytes
This will be the main screen you are presented within Malwarebytes, and is your base of virus-fighting operations.
2. Navigate to Settings
Click the settings icon at the top right,
3. Select Allow List
Click the Allow List from the option row at the top.
4. Click “Add"
Click the “Add" button on the right.
5. Choose Allow a file or folder
On the popup, select "Allow a file or folder".
6. Click “Select Folder”
Click the “Select Folder" option, under the filepath bar.
7. Enter the Salad Miner path
Salad v1.0.0 Beta: In the popup file explorer window, you will want to enter "C:\ProgramData\Salad\workloads" into the filepath menu bar at the top, and hit enter. This will take you to the required filepath for Salad.
Salad v0.5.8: In the popup file explorer window, you will want to enter "C:%AppData%\Salad" into the filepath menu bar at the top, and hit enter. This will take you to the required filepath for Salad.
If you're not sure which version applies to you: If you downloaded the Beta from the Discord server, you are on v1.0.0, if you downloaded from our website, you are on v0.5.8
8. Click Select Folder
Once you’ve found your Salad installation folder, click Select Folder at the bottom of the file explorer window, as shown above, and then select "Done" on the Malwarebytes window. It will then bring you back to the main Malwarebytes Exclusions whitelist page with your newly added exclusion.
9. Run Salad
Open your Salad widget and click the play button. Contact support here if this issue persists.