Anti-Virus Exceptions

In some cases, you may need to exclude PDQ Connect services and working directories from real-time (on-access) scanning by antivirus or antimalware software.

Required Anti-Virus Exceptions

At minimum, the PDQConnectAgent service must be allowed as an exclusion in your Anti-Virus. 

Optional Anti-Virus Exceptions

In rare cases, the PDQ Connect Agent install directory and runner directory may need to be excluded from your Anti-Virus. 

PDQ Connect Agent Install Directory: C:\Program Files\PDQ 

PDQ Connect Agent Runner Directory: C:\ProgramData\PDQ 

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