Windows 10: Defender turned off in group policy Solved

  1.    09 Oct 2016 #1

    Defender turned off in group policy


    defender is currently off and when i try to turn on it says its set off in group policy.

    I am not sure how this happened but i cant turn it on again.

    gpedit isnt available on my home version of windows so how did it get turned off in the first place?
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  2. Posts : 19,974
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16184
       09 Oct 2016 #2

    Hello Dooper,

    It sounds like you may have used the method in OPTION TWO below to turn off Windows Defender then. It manually sets the same policy via Registry Editor instead.

    https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5...dows-10-a.html
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    09 Oct 2016 #3

    Thanks ! This has fixed it .. I must have messed it up whilst chasing my high cpu issue
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 19,974
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16184
       09 Oct 2016 #4

    You're most welcome.
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