How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10

How to Disable Windows Defender in Windows 10

Disable Windows Defender is not an excessive thing. Sometimes we need to cover up our work to disable windows defender. Today we will talk about how to disable Windows Defender in Windows 10. First of all, We will talk about what is windows defender and why we need to turn off or disable windows defender. Then we will talk about all processes and steps on how to disable Windows Defender in Windows 10.

What is Windows Defender?

Windows Defender is a Build in Antivirus what made by Microsoft Co. for their own Operating System called Windows 10.

How does it work?

So Basically Windows Defender is one of those like what we can buy antivirus in the market. (Example: Avast, Samad ETC) Actually we can say that Windows Defender is one of the best builds in Antivirus that we don’t need to buy in the market. It’s attached to many other programs in the Windows Operating System. In the past, Microsoft other Operating systems such as Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 ETC where Windows Defender was not so much Effective. But After Windows 8/8.1 Windows 10 comes out in the market with Brand new protection as we know Windows Defender.

Why need to turn off Windows Defender?

We use many kinds of Applications in our operating system. Like, for Graphics Degisns we need to use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Iliestetor. For Video editing, we use Camtasia, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects. We use Autocad for Drafting and Degassing ETC. In early what applications name we use most of them are paid versions and people are not interested to spend money and they use many illegal ways such as Cracked files. But Windows Defender are so strong nowadays and for the result, without turn off Windows Defender, User can’t use those file easily That’s why basically sometimes we need to turn off Windows Defender. Today’s article we will talk about mainly how to turn off Windows Defender in Windows.

How to turn off Windows Defender in Windows 10?

There are three ways to turn off Windows Defender Properly. Many of you know those ways. If you know those processes and steps then you can skip this article. This article only for those people who actually don’t know How to turn off Windows Defender in Windows 10 operating system.

Step One: Disable Windows defender from windows security

This is the most often way to disable windows defender. Most of us use it for disable or other settings for Windows defender. There only you need to navigate the windows security. And then you can disable windows defender.

  • Right-click on the Windows Start menu.
  • Click on Search and write Windows Security
  • Click on Virus and Threat Protection
  • Select Virus and Threat Protection Setting
  • Now unmark the first option Real-Time Protection

That’s it! You are now free to use it for this session. This is the best part of this system coz after restart your computer automatic all settings are going to default. Here we provide some screenshot of all this process if you have got any problem.


We hope this will be helpful for you all guys.

Step-two: From Regedit

We actually use this way to disable Windows Defender permanently. The first step we see that after restart its setting was again going to default but if we go for this setting it will be going for permanently. So let’s start.

  • Right Click on the Start Menu and Search for Regedit
  • Go to Hiky_Local_Macine
  • After Dubble click on this setting, we found more options there
  • Select Software from there.
  •  Then Search for Policies
  • Then Microsoft
  • Then Windows Defender
  • Right Click on Windows Defender and Select NEW 
  • Now Create a new DWOED (32-bit) Value
  • Name the key to DisableAntiSpyware and press Enter
  • Dubble Click the new Create and change the value 0 to 1.
  • Click the Ok Button
  • Now Restart the Computer. Then You are Done.

That’s how we can permanently disable or turn off Windows Defender. If you need to enable this again just go to the same setting and delete the key that you created early. I hope you like this one. If you got help for that please share it with your friend and stay tuned for this type of problem solve and issues.

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