How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10? – Some Windows 10 operating system users complain that Windows Defender is consuming a lot of RAM. Therefore, excessive RAM consumption slows the computer down.
How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

Windows 10 Windows Defender works as a service in the background of the computer. It will alert you if it detects any threats on your computer. If your computer attempts to install any application, Windows Defender will automatically take action, even though there is no infected file.

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 is useful to make Windows 10 Defender active.

We can solve in 2 ways the process to disable Windows Defender in Windows 10. But sometimes I cannot shut down Windows Defender, but the service will automatically run in the background of the computer. To resolve this problem completely, follow the steps below and apply it to your computer.

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Turning Off Windows Defender in Windows 10

To disable Windows Defender in Windows 10, follow the steps below…

   Step 1

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

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

   Step 2

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

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

   Step 3

In the window opened, click Home.

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

   Step 4

Continue by selecting Update and Security from Home.

How to Disable Windows Defender in 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 Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

   Step 6

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

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

   Step 7

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

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

   Step 8

By holding down the Windows key + R, open Run and the services window will open after you write services.msc.

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

   Step 9

Scroll down the Services window and find the Windows Defender service and double click on it. In the window that opens, we cannot turn this service off or on.

This is not a problem. This feature comes with Windows 10 to keep safe the computer users. Of course, the people having the good computer knowledge, that don’t like this…

Let’s disable completely this service.

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

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How to Turn Off Permanently Windows Defender in Windows 10?

We have closed in the Settings section Windows Defender on Windows 10, but this service is running on the backplane. To turn off this service completely, we need to make RegEdit settings.

Download the Regedit files from the button above to your computer to turn off Windows Defender in Windows 10 permanently.

 
   Step 1

After downloading the above reg file, remove the zipped file folder. Open the folder and double-click on the file “Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10”.

The window will open as shown below. Click Yes to continue.

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

   Step 2

Then a window will open again and click on the OK button.

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

   Step 3

It has completed the process to disable Windows Defender in Windows permanently!

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

   Step 4

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

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

   Step 5

You can see that the service is stopped when we check the Windows Defender service by turning on Repeat services.

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10?

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Re-enable Windows Defender in Windows 10

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.

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  Final Word

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10? – Windows 10 operating system users can easily turn off and turn on Windows Defender with the reg file.

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