Please note that disabling real-time protection will not disable Windows Defender permanently. If Windows 10 recognize that real-time protection has been turned off for a time, it will turn on Windows Defender automatically to protect real-time. And you should not turn this off for too long if you don’t know exactly what you’re doing. If you are using another antivirus software which is powerful enough, you can disable Windows Defender permanently!
|Windows Defender is a default antivirus program in Windows 10|
So keep reading, we will guide you how to disable, enable Windows Defender on Windows 10
Disable, activate Windows Defender from Settings.
Firstly, open the Settings window by clicking Settings in the Start Menu or press Windows + I to go to the Settings window directly.
|Firstly, open the Settings window.|
On the Settings window > click “Update and security (Windows Update, recovery, backup)”
|Click “Update and security (Windows Update, recovery, backup)”|
Click on “Windows Defender”
In the left column you will see “Real – time protection “ is in ON mode.
|Switch to the OFF mode|
|You will see a notification.|
If you want to reactivate you just have to follow the steps above, and turn “Real – time protection “ to the ON mode
We have just explained how to disable, enable Windows Defender on Windows 10.
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