Windows 10: How can I completely stop Windows Defender?
I have downloaded the file TairikuOkami gave me and will keep it on hand. But guess I will wait a bit more to see what happens. I am a little fearful of the info from fdegrove about causing problems with Windows Update if I do this. Also, I have Windows 10 Home Premium so that run command you gave will not work. Sigh ...
This should work on both Pro and Home versions:
Also, I have Windows 10 Home Premium so that run command you gave will not work. Sigh ...
Open Notepad and paste in the following code:
Save as DisableDefender.reg. Double click it to import it into the registry.
Should you later on want to re-enable WD then change both the dword lines to read 00000000 and repeat the above.
Your AV program might be safe, no idea which one you have.
Thank you fdegrove for this helpful instruction!
The .reg files in OPTION TWO will do it for you if you like.
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