Windows 10: Turn Windows Defender On or Off

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Problem

How to Turn On or Off Windows Defender in Windows 10?

Attention

Many Antivirus (AV) Programs turn off Windows Defender, in that case you have to completely uninstall this antivirus software. The ESET Webpage lists all official removal tools for all known antivirus programs.

Solution 1

  • Open Windows Defender
  • Click Windows Logo on the left side
Type "Windows Defender" into the search field
Click Windows Defender

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  • Click Settings
  • Click Administrator
  • Turn Off or On this App

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Solution 2

  • Open Control Panel
  • Navigate to --> System and Security --> Security and Maintenance
  • Turn on or off virus protection

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