Windows 10: No gpedit.msc, cant turn of windows defender. Solved

  1.    03 Sep 2016 #1

    No gpedit.msc, cant turn of windows defender.


    Windows defender turned on when i didnt need or want it to. there Isn't a turn off button other than in gpedit.msc.
    win+r to run gpedit.msc, says it cant find it. I even looked where the msc should be and its not there.
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  2.    03 Sep 2016 #2

    Group Policy and gpedit.msc are only in Windows 10 Pro and above. If the version is shown as Windows 10 with no other designation it will be the home edition that does not have it. It cannot be added. It is not just gpedit.msc but the infrastructure that supports it that is missing.
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  3.    03 Sep 2016 #3

    LMiller7 said: View Post
    Group Policy and gpedit.msc are only in Windows 10 Pro and above. If the version is shown as Windows 10 with no other designation it will be the home edition that does not have it. It cannot be added. It is not just gpedit.msc but the infrastructure that supports it that is missing.
    okay but how do i turn windows defender off?, i cant use services
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  4.    03 Sep 2016 #4

    Turns out that all i had to do was run a trainer, which promted norton. This action told windows defender to turn off becuase there was already an AV program.
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  5.    08 Nov 2016 #5

    VenKazi said: View Post
    Turns out that all i had to do was run a trainer, which promted norton. This action told windows defender to turn off becuase there was already an AV program.
    what is running a trainer? I've heard of running a train(never participated). And can you do this without installing norton or any other antivirus software? I'm trying to eliminate any background apps on this slow system I have
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