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Allow batch file to run always

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Low-level question I'm sure: I have a long batch file that I run every month which just copies a ton of files. I need it to play a sound file when it finishes (since it takes a good half-hour or so to run). Emsisoft doesn't like the final line, which simply opens the .midi file. The message says the batch file has changed.

 

First, is there a way to make (only) that file immune from this monitoring?  Second, on several occasions I've been certain the batch file has *not* changed but Emsisoft still says it has (and won't play the sound file until I answer its rule query). Why is that? Is it just the length of time since the last rule approval?

 

Thanks for any clues.  I'm running EIS 12.0.1.6859 on WIn10 64bit

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Open Emsisoft Anti-Malware, click on Protection, find your batch file in the list, and double-click on it to edit the rule. Click on Custom monitoring and change it to All allowed, select Don't alert when this file changes in the lower-left, and then click OK to save the changes.

If that isn't enough, then you can add an exclusion for the batch file as well. Just open Emsisoft Anti-Malware, click on Settings at the top, then click on Exclusions in the menu that appears right below that, and you'll want to add it to the list on the bottom (Exclude from monitoring).

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