Windows Defender is a built-in antivirus program found on the latest windows system that was developed exclusively. Windows Defender works automatically and has provided basic security, but many users still install other antiviruses such as Smadav, McAfee as an additional antivirus. This is because there are still many who do not believe in the ability of Windows Defender to handle viruses.
Although it looks simple, Windows Defender often considers applications that are actually safe to be dangerous. Things like this are found when we install an application. Therefore, you need to deactivate this antivirus temporarily to install or run an application.
How to Deactivate Windows Defender in Windows 10
Here's how to disable Windows Defender on Windows 10 easily. Consider the explanation along with the following picture.
1. Type Windows Defender Settings on the search engine. Then, press Enter .
2. An image will appear as below which displays many menus. Click the Virus & threat protection .
3. Then, another menu will appear as shown below. Please choose and click Virus & threat protection settings
4. After that, a new menu will appear in the section Virus & threat protection settings . Select section Real-time protection to disable the Windows defender antivirus. Slide the slider button to be off .
5. After that, a dialog box appears as shown below, to ensure that you will make changes to your computer or laptop. Click Yes .
6. Well, now the Windows Defender antivirus has been disabled. You can see the picture below that Real-time protection is off .
It's quite easy, right? It doesn't take long for you to do it. An explanation of how to disable Windows Defender in Windows 10. Keep in mind, shutting down Windows Defender is very dangerous for your computer or laptop. Therefore, it is recommended not to deactivate this Windows defender for too long, because the computer is very vulnerable to viruses. This is also useful to protect the data on the computer that we have. Hopefully useful and can be applied properly. Thank you and good luck!