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Scan of external hard drive.
How can I prevent the scanning of my external hard drive during a full system scan? I use the hard drive to store photos and as a backup for the main disc in the PC, so anything on the external drive has already been scanned before it was installed onto the external drive and doesn't need to be scanned again. The scan of this device extends the time of a full scan by quite a lot as I store a large quantity of files on it.