How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10? – Some Windows 10 operating system users complain that Windows Defender is spending a lot of RAM. Therefore, they want to turn off Windows Defender on Windows 10.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

Windows Defender works as a service in the background of the Windows 10 operating system. If Windows Defender is enabled on your computer, Windows Defender intervenes when you try to install a malicious program.

If you do not want Windows Defender to perform automatic actions, you can do this from the settings. If you have purchased a quality Antivirus program, we recommend that you turn off Windows Defender, which consumes more RAM on your computer.

If you do not have an Antivirus program installed on your computer, it may be useful to enable Windows 10 Defender.

There are 2 ways to permanently disable Windows Defender in Windows 10. However, you cannot turn off Windows Defender sometimes because the Windows Defender service computer is running automatically in the background. To completely resolve this problem, follow these steps and apply these steps.

How to Turn Off Windows Defender in Windows 10?

To completely delete or disable Windows Defender on your Windows 10 operating system, follow these steps in order.

   Step 1

When you look at the Windows Defender service in Windows 10 from the task manager, you can see that it uses a lot of RAM.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

   Step 2

You need to go the settings to disable Windows Defender in Windows 10. Click the right button/settings on the taskbar.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

   Step 3

In the window opened, click Home.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

   Step 4

In Windows Settings, continue by selecting Update and Security.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

   Step 5

After clicking on Windows Defender, there will be a few settings on the right. In that screen, turn all the settings off.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

   Step 6

Scroll down the window slightly and close the rest of the services.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

   Step 7

When you click on Windows Defender in the taskbar, you can see that Windows Defender disabled.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

   Step 8

By holding down the Windows Key + R, open Run and open the services by typing services.msc.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

   Step 9

Scroll down the Services window and locate the Windows Defender service, and double-click it. If you cannot perform any operation in the window that opens, go to the next step.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

How to Disable Windows Defender Using Regedit?

If you still cannot disable Windows Defender, you must configure the Regedit settings for your operating system. By default, the Windows Defender Regedit setting is as follows;

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender]
"DisableAntiSpyware"=dword:00000000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Real-Time Protection]
"DisableBehaviorMonitoring"=dword:00000000
"DisableOnAccessProtection"=dword:00000000
"DisableScanOnRealtimeEnable"=dword:00000000

 

To close Windows Defender by changing the Regedit settings in Windows 10, click the button below and download the related files to your computer.

Download Regedit File

   Step 1

After downloading the Regedit file by clicking the button above, extract the compressed file to the folder and then open the folder and double-click the “Disable Windows Defender in Windows Defender” file.

Click Yes to continue.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

   Step 2

Press the OK button in the info window.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

   Step 3

You have disabled Windows Defender on Windows 10 completely.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

   Step 4

Restart your computer for the changes to take effect on your computer.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

   Step 5

You can re-check whether the Windows Defender service is running.

How to Permanently Disable Windows Defender on Windows 10?

How to Enable Windows Defender Using Regedit?

Re-enabling Windows Defender in Windows 10 is simple. You can re-enable Windows Defender using the file Restore.reg in the file you downloaded from the button above.

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10 ⇒ Video

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   Final Word

In this article, we have examined how to turn off Windows Defender service that is running automatically in Windows operating systems. Thanks for following us!

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