Windows 10: Need to create Quiet hours or schedule for Windows Defender

  1.    31 Mar 2017 #1

    Need to create Quiet hours or schedule for Windows Defender


    I want to create a schedule where Windows defender is inactive.
    I have noticed that when playing games I get small micro-freezes and have identified these as hard page faults (Resource Monitor) caused by Windows Defender processes.
    I would like to use gpedit or otherwise to create quiet times where these (and other annoying background processes) are stopped during pre-defined times.

    Appreciate any help.
    Thanks.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  2.    01 Apr 2017 #2

    Perhaps an easier solution is to install another AV. I find Avast works well and is very 'quiet' (except you get an occasional advertising popup with the free version).

    Otherwise you might be able to set up a scheduled task to disable, then enable Defender using this info:
    Turn On or Off Windows Defender in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Security System Tutorials
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
How to Turn On or Off Focus Assist in Windows 10 Quiet Hours is a feature in Windows 10 that disables showing all notifications. Any notifications you get while Quiet Hours is turned on will still appear in the Action Center for you to review...
Source: Allow alarms to break through Quiet Hours - Welcome to the Windows developer feedback site! How to Turn On or Off Quiet Hours in Windows 10
I'm running Windows 10 Pro (Version 10.0.10586 according to the `ver` command). When I first installed Windows 10 a few weeks ago, the Action Center behaved in a way I would have considered normal. At some point in the evening, it would go into...
Moved to General Discussion.
Quiet Hours Symbol in General Support
Every time I boot up or reboot the notification shows the PC has turned on quiet hours and the little Quiet hours symbol shows. I can turn quiet hours off manually by going into the notification area and toggle the quiet hours pane. I do not...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:15.
Find Us