Unless one takes a third party subscription, complete removal of Windows Defender Antivirus from a system is not achievable. One can temporarily get rid of it from their system by following the tips mentioned below. An anti-malware component of Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Defender which was also called Windows Defender before its update.
It is a full-fledged antivirus program. The software, although used for protecting the user against spyware, is now also extended for removing the already present ActiveX software in the system. In addition to advantages such as Real-time protection, guarding applications on the system, browser integration, the software has several shortcomings too. In 2017, there was a discovery made regarding the vulnerability that the JAveScript analysis module was causing to the Windows Defender along with other agents that were installed in the system to enhance the functionality of the system.
Step1: go to the option of Windows, then Windows Defender which will be inbuilt.
Step 2: Press the option which says ‘ Windows Security’ press the first option available after the search completes.
Step 3: multiple options will prevail on your screen, select the ‘Virus & threat protection’ out of all the options available.
Step 4: Select ‘Manage Settings’ and a variety of options will come, press the one which reads ‘Virus &threat protection settings’.
With this, your system is free from the Windows Defender Antivirus. Once the security check is allowed, the above process will terminate to work and the process will have to be repeated.
The whole process needs to be initiated very carefully, making prior analysis of the priorities for the user, if the features that they can avail to fit well after disabling the Windows Defender Antivirus. The above guide will ensure that the end goal is met by the users.