Windows 10: Temporarily Turn OFF Winows Defender

Discus and support Temporarily Turn OFF Winows Defender in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I know I have seen how to turn Defender on or off temporariy. I have searched on the internet but NONE that have seen tell me how to turn it off or on.... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by huffman, Nov 5, 2018.

  1. huffman Win User

    Temporarily Turn OFF Winows Defender


    I know I have seen how to turn Defender on or off temporariy. I have searched on the internet but NONE that have seen tell me how to turn it off or on.

    I have the Security Center on my Task bar but I can NOT see anything in there to allow turning Defender on and off.
    The way I prefer (because I am older than dirt) to have instructions in steps like 1, 2,3 etc.

    HELP please

    thank you

    :)
     
    huffman, Nov 5, 2018
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  2. Jsssssssss, Nov 5, 2018
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  3. WINDOWS DEFENDER is turned off

    Hi Ahmed,

    Since you're not able to turn on Windows Defender as well, we'd like to know if you have made any changes recently prior to this issue. In the meantime, you may follow the steps below on how to turn on Windows Defender manually:

    • Type Windows Defender in the Search bar and press
      Enter.
    • Go to Settings and make sure that the Turn on real-time protection recommended option is turned on.
    Same thing with the other members who are having the same issue, we suggest that you check if the service was setup to
    Automatic in the Services option. Please follow the steps that we've provided last
    September 3, 2017.

    Let us know how if you were able to turn it on properly by changing the Startup type to Automatic.
     
    Eileen Gal, Nov 5, 2018
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  4. Temporarily Turn OFF Winows Defender

    How can I turn off Windows Defender temporarily

    I need to temporarily turn off Windows Defender. How do I do this
     
    thomaseasonvc, Nov 5, 2018
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