1.    17 Jul 2015 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2015
    Posts : 4
    10 (build 10586.104) x64

    Defender: Disable real time; keep scheduled and on demand

    I just upgraded to Win 10 (RTM build). I have disabled the AV (Defender, why did they go back to the old name?) real time protection because I do not run it, never did and have never gotten a virus (and I've had a computer for 30 years).

    I was able to disable real time scans by turning on the Group Policy's *Disable Defender Policy*. But this disables the application entirely. **Is it possible to use this profile** (which I used with Win 7's Security Essentials) with Win10 Defender:

    - Real time scan off
    - Scheduled scans (2AM) active
    - On demand (shell integration right
    click) scans active


    **Or do I have to install a 3rd party scanner**? I already run MBAM, MBAE and EMET (those are scanning in real time, as their impact on performance is minimum), but I would really like to avoid a 3rd party AV.

    Last edited by gaia; 19 Jul 2015 at 11:25.
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