1.    31 Mar 2017 #1
    Join Date : Sep 2016
    Posts : 10
    Win 10 Pro

    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.
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  2.    01 Apr 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,074
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    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
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