Making sure all Nx Witness processes and resources are running uninterrupted is essential for a trouble-free experience. Unfortunately, some antiviruses may incorrectly block a process or resource being used by Nx Witness. Follow the instructions below to prevent your antivirus from conflicting with Nx Witness software.
Adding Nx Witness to an Antivirus Exceptions/Exclusions list:
Follow the instructions below to help prevent potential conflict between your antivirus and Nx Witness.
- Launch your antivirus application and find the setting called Exclusions, Exceptions, or Allow List. This will allow you to choose specific files and folders to be excluded from scans.
- Add an exception or exclusion for each of the folder paths below:
C:\Program Files\Network Optix\
C:\Users\%USERNAME%\Videos\HD Witness Media
D:\HD Witness Media\
- If your antivirus software also serves as your firewall, see the Firewall Pass List support article to find what domain names to add here.
Note: The HD Witness Media path may vary depending on the storage location you set for video archives.
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