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 F-Prot
This will be the main screen you are presented within F-Prot, and is your base of virus-fighting operations.
5. Navigate to Settings
To access F-Prot’s settings, click on ‘Virus Scanners’ situated on the above tabs.
6. Navigate to Exclusions
After you have navigated to your settings, click on ‘Exclusions’ from the ‘Advanced’ tab situated on the left of the screen.
7. Adding Salad as an Exclusion
After clicking on ‘Exclusions’, you will see your exclusion list. From there, click on ‘Folder’ and click on ‘Browse’. After that you’ll want to navigate to the Salad installation folder and select it, the default installation path is “C:\Users\YourUserHere\AppData\Roaming\Salad” and click ‘Ok’
8. Click on 'Ok'
Once you’ve found your Salad installation folder and clicked ‘Open’, hit ‘Ok’, and it will bring you back to the main F-Prot exclusion page with your newly added exclusion.
9. Run Salad
Let Salad run for at least 30 minutes after setting up the whitelist. Contact support if this issue persists