Specify custom potentially unwanted programs to detect

Specify additional programs for the on-access and on-demand scanners to treat as unwanted programs in the Options policy settings.

Note: The scanners detect the programs you specify as well as programs specified in the AMCore content files.


  1. Select MenuPolicyPolicy Catalog, then select Endpoint Security Threat Prevention from the Product list.
  2. From the Category list, select Options.
  3. Click the name of an editable policy.
  4. Click Show Advanced.
  5. From Potentially Unwanted Program Detections:
    • Click Add to specify the name and optional description of a file or program to treat as a potentially unwanted program.
      Note: The Description appears as the detection name when a detection occurs.
    • Select an existing potentially unwanted program, then click Edit to modify the name or description, or click Delete to remove it from the list.
    • Click Delete All to remove all custom potentially unwanted programs from the list.