Windows 10 has lots of new features and one of its core feature is Windows defender which is preinstalled in Windows 10 operating system.Windows defender is a built in Antivirus software in Windows 10 it protects your Windows machine from malware infections when set up your Windows machine.Windows defender had a real time protection feature to protect your data stored in your PC.
It does scanning on your machine for malicious software in your computer’s downloaded folder, external storage, media file and other data.so it’s a secure and free solution to protect your Windows 10 computer.If you want to install another antivirus instead of Windows defender you can simply install that because Windows will automatically disable this inbuilt antivirus when you will install a new Antivirus program in your machine.
But if you want to turn off Windows defender in your Windows 10 because of some software are not installing in your system or you can’t download files on your system due to Windows defender than you can simply disable this software from your windows 10.Here we will see two methods of disabling the Windows defender in Windows 10 follows the instruction given below.
How to Turn off Windows defender Temporarily?
If you want to turn off Windows defender temporarily in your system than simply navigate to Start > Settings > Update & Security > Windows Defender now toggle the switch button below Real-time protection to the off position that’s it.
How to Permanently Turn off Windows Defender?
If you want to get rid of Windows Defender permanently from your system than simply right click on Start menu and go to Run.Now type Regedit and click on Ok button to open Registry editor on your Windows computer now navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Policies \ Microsoft \ Windows Defender.
Now click on Edit option and go to New > Dword (32-bit) value and now rename it as DisableAntiSpyware and set its value to 1 to turn off windows defender permanently on your machine.Now save your settings and close the Registry editor Now it will display a message according to below screen.
You can also turn on Windows defender on your machine simply change the value of DisableAntiSpyware to 0.
So it is simple to enable or disable Windows defender antivirus on your machine if we required.Please share this information around your social network.
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