The Norton antivirus software is designed to safeguard your computer from all kinds of threats and malware. It automatically scans and removes harmful threats from your computer without causing any damages to the processes running on your computer. So, whenever you download a new file or an application installer, the Norton antivirus software scans it automatically. If the software finds the downloaded file to be unsafe, the downloaded file will be removed automatically.If the Norton antivirus software deletes the files that are not malicious, then you can disable the Intrusion and Browser Protection option to stop Norton from deleting such files in the future. Let us see how to Stop Norton From Deleting Files.
The below section explains how to stop Norton Antivirus from deleting files.
Initially, sign in to your computer with the admin rights.
Now, open the Norton antivirus application installed on your computer.
Go to the antivirus application’s Settings window.
Locate the Firewall option and click on it.
In the opened window, look for the Intrusion and Browser Protection option and click on the toggle button beside it.
Click the Apply button.
Now, the Intrusion and Browser Protection option will be turned off.
Go to the Security Request box.
Set the time duration that you wish to disable the Download Insight option.
Click Apply > OK.
You can also stop Norton from deleting files by excluding that specific files from the Norton scan.
To do so, follow the below.
In the Settings window of Norton, click on the Antivirus option.
Locate the Scan & Risks button and click on Configure beside it.
Choose the files that you wish to exclude from the Norton scan in the Real-Time Exclusion window.
Similarly, in the window titled Add Item, select the file that you want to exclude from the scan process.
Click Apply > OK. Now we have seen how to Stop Norton From Deleting Files.
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