1. Uninstall Salad
Uninstall Salad, and all of its associated files and folders
2. Restart your computer
This will finalize the uninstallation of Salad, as it does with most programs that require drivers to run.
3. Reinstall Salad
Navigate in your internet browser to www.salad.io and re-download the installation .exe, and when the installation finishes, be sure to uncheck the “Run Salad” checkbox.
4. Open Avira
This will be the main screen you are presented within Avira, and is your base of virus-fighting operations.
5. Navigate to Settings
To access the settings of Avira, click on the little gear situated on the bottom left corner of the main screen.
6. Adding an Exclusion
To add an exclusion in Avira, click on ‘Exclusions’ right under ‘Real-Time Protection’ which is situated on the ‘PC Protection’ tab.
7. Adding Salad as an Exclusion
After clicking on ‘Exclusion’, your exclusion settings will appear. Under the Files and Folder area, you’ll want to navigate the Salad installation folder in the dialogue box, the default installation path is “C:\Users\YourUserHere\AppData\Roaming\Salad” Then, click on ‘Add’. After that, click on ‘Apply’ then again, click ‘Ok’.
8. Click Ok
Once you’ve found your Salad installation and clicked it, hit ‘Add’. After that click ‘Apply’ then again, click ‘Ok’. After doing that, you will see your Salad exclusion on the main Avira Exclusion whitelist page.
9. Run Salad
Let Salad run for at least 30 minutes after setting up the whitelist. Contact support if this issue persists