Adding CurrentWare to your Antivirus’ Exclusion Lists

Antivirus can sometimes interrupt with the functionalities of CurrentWare.

If you have any 3rd party antivirus or firewall installed on your client computers, we would recommend adding the following CurrentWare files to your antivirus exclusion list (also known as exceptions list or allowed list on some antivirus).

Before Installing

Add the following to your exclusions

C:\Program Files (x86)\CurrentWare
C:\AppData\Roaming\CurrentWare\ -This folder may be hidden by default

Files to Exclude for the CurrentWare Clients

Exclude all the files from these folders

C:\Program Files (x86)\CurrentWare\cwClient\cwClientSetup.exe

*for 32-bit OS, the directory is C:\Windows\System32\wcsystck\

Files to Exclude for the CurrentWare Server

C:\Program Files (x86)\CurrentWare\cwServer\cwServer.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CurrentWare\cwServer\CWSM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CurrentWare\cwConsole\cwConsole.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CurrentWare\cwClient\cwClientSetup.exe

*for 32-bit OS, the directory is C:\Program Files\CurrentWare\

Ports to exclude on your 3rd party firewall

8990 to 8999, 1433 & 1434, 443 and 80 (TCP/UDP)

How to add Exclusions to Your Antivirus

Here are a list of Antivirus’ and instructions on how to configure your exclusion lists

Avast Antivirus
ESET Antivirus
Sophos Antivirus
Norton Security
McAfee Antivirus
Emsisoft Antivirus
Webroot SecureAnywhere
Cylance Antivirus
AVG Antivirus
Trend Micro
Vipre Business
Malware Bytes
Broadcom Symantec Endpoint Protection

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