Updating windows defender

by  |  17-Jul-2020 05:33

Look for “Windows Defender” in the services list and double click on it to bring up the Properties window.3.

Click the Stop button to stop the Windows Defender service and then click on the Startup type drop down menu and select Disabled. This way is just as easy, go to Control Panel - Windows Defender, or if it’s running in the tray under Vista, simply double click on the tray icon.2. In Windows Vista scroll right to the bottom of the window and you’ll see an option “Use Windows Defender” under Administrator options.

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The lower pane will show what’s being deleted and if there are any errors.

For best results, it’s best to disable Defender beforehand using one of the methods above.

Open a command Prompt and type the following to stop and then delete the Defender service: After that is done, Defender should now be removed.

Windows may complain that Defender is turned off but this will disappear after a reboot or you can go into Action Center and tell it not to monitor your anti spyware software.

The first method of disabling the Windows Defender service is exactly the same as Method #1 above, the second is slightly different because of the MSE looking interface.1.

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