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EPO Exception question

I am trying to do the following but need to verify how to create this exception with epo 4.0

I have a folder that could be on multiple drives with multiple names.  The names will share the first 8 characters followed by a 2-5 character site code.

for example

c:\program files\datatest12

d:\program files\datatest232

e:\program files\datatest56

d:\datatest123

Is there anyway I can exclude this with wildcards?

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Re: EPO Exception question

From the corporate KnowledgeBase article "How to use wildcards when creating exclusions in McAfee VirusScan Enterprise 8.x"  (https://kc.mcafee.com/corporate/index?page=content&id=KB54812)

Exclude the Temp folder in any location, on any drive: **\Temp\**

In this example the following directories would be excluded:
C:\temp
D:\windows\temp
c:\documents and settings\Administrator\Local Settings\temp


I believe what you want is:

**\datatest*\

This should resolve to any folder starting with 'datatest' anywhere in the folder structure on any drive.  The trailing backslash is very important.

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