Excluding directories from Antivirus protection

Tuesday, 1 October, 2013

It could happen that a virus scan decreases the speed of the  Scia Engineer program. An example of how this can be solved is given below for a Symantec protection.

You should not turn it off completely (which can be dangerous!), but you can exclude programs from the scanning process.

First you can configure the settings to exclude files, folders and processes:

Here you can add specific folders and subfolders of Scia Engineer:

TIP: In some circumstances, the files used during the calculation cannot be written or read by the solver. Therefore, it is very important to add also the TEMP folder to these exceptions.

You can find the location of this folder by going to Setup > Options > Directories: