How to Whitelist Salad in F-Secure

1. Open F-Prot

This will be the main screen you are presented within F-Secure and is your base of virus-fighting operations.


2. Navigate to Settings

To access the settings of F-Secure, you’ll want to click on ‘Settings’ situated on middle, right beside ‘Virus Scan’.


3. Finding the Exclusion settings

After you have clicked on ‘Settings’, a new window will open which will some things related to your AV’s settings. Make sure you are on ‘Virus and Threats’ tab. From there, click on ‘View quarantine’ situated under ‘Virus Protection’.


4. Adding an Exclusion

After you have clicked on ‘View quarantine’, list of your quarantine items will show up. You will notice that, there are tabs on the top of the new window as well. From those tabs, click on ‘Excluded’ to add an exclusion in F-Secure.


5. Adding Salad as an Exclusion

After you clicked on the ‘Excluded’, your exclusion list will appear. From there, click on ‘Add New’. After that, you’ll want to navigate to the Salad miner folder and select it, the path for this is “C:\ProgramData\Salad\workloads” and click ‘Ok’.


6. Click on 'Ok'

Once you’ve found your Salad installation folder and clicked it, hit ‘Ok’, and it will bring you back to the main F-Secure exclusion page with your newly added exclusion.

7. Run Salad

Open your Salad widget and click the play button. Contact support here if this issue persists.

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