Windows 10: Upgraded from 8.1 to 10. is Avast compatible with Windows Defender Solved

  1.    04 Aug 2015 #1

    Upgraded from 8.1 to 10. is Avast compatible with Windows Defender


    If Avast is not compatible with windows Defender then how can I uninstall Defender? I have used Avast for many years and am more comfortable with it.
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  2.    04 Aug 2015 #2

    When you install Avast or another AV Defender will be disabled.

    HTH
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  3.    04 Aug 2015 #3

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    When you install Avast or another AV Defender will be disabled.

    HTH
    Thank you for your reply but I upgraded and Avast was already installed (windows 8.1). Both Avast and Defender are active. The Defender icon is on the Taskbar and is active and requests to be updated.
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  4.    04 Aug 2015 #4
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  5.    04 Aug 2015 #5

    BunnyJ said: View Post
    I tried to find gpedit.msc but it is not to be found. This is becoming a little frustrating. Is there a way to uninstall Defender?
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  6.    04 Aug 2015 #6

    I think Group Policy Editor is only in the Pro version of Windows 10.
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       04 Aug 2015 #7

    Open defender, go to settings. Then turn off real time protection. It may be on your computer but it does nothing. No more conflicts.
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