How to Disable Windows Defender – Windows 10

Windows 10 comes with pre-installed windows defender (known before as Microsoft Security Essentials), but there are lots of other antiviruses much better than windows defender, and free like: 360 Total Security or Roboscan. 

Note: Before we proceed install an antivirus program of your choice because after disabling the default one you will leave your PC at risk .

1. First click on Start then type gpedit.msc and open it from the results.

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2. Then navigate to Administrative Templates → Windows Components → Windows Defender and double click on Turn off Windows Defender.

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3. In the pop up window you need to select Enable and then click Ok, restart your PC and it should be removed.

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I started this tech blog back in 2011 as a place to write down processes I took to fix my client systems and network. Now I write some tips and tricks to help others with the tech issues that one might encounter.

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