How To Disable Windows Defender Windows?

October 3, 2018

In the case that you're simply looking to disable the Windows Defender Antivirus temporarily, then you can use these steps instead:
  1. Open Windows Defender Security Center.
  2. Click on Virus & threat protection.
  3. Click the Virus & threat protection settings option.
  4. Turn off the Real-time protection toggle switch.

How can I temporarily disable Windows Defender?

Method 1 Turning Off Windows Defender Temporarily
  1. Open the Settings app. Click the Start.
  2. Go to the. Update & security category.
  3. Select Windows Defender from the left pane.
  4. Launch Windows Defender Security Center.
  5. Open Windows Defender's settings page.
  6. Click the "Virus & threat protection settings".
  7. Toggle off.
  8. Toggle off.

How to Turn Off Windows Defender in Windows 10?

  1. Step 2: Select “Windows Security” from the left pane and choose “Open Windows Defender Security Center”.
  2. Step 4: Click the Real-Time Protection, Cloud-Delivered Protection and Automatic Sample Submission switches to turn Windows Defender off.
  3. Step 2: Click on Computer Configuration and Administrative Templates.
How do I permanently disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?
Steps to Disable Windows Defender
  1. Go to Run.
  2. Type in 'gpedit.msc' (without quotes) and hit Enter. 
  3. Head to the 'Administrative Templates' tab, located under 'Computer Configuration'.
  4. Click 'Windows Components', followed by 'Windows Defender'.
  5. Find the 'Turn off Windows Defender' option, and double-click it.

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