Common Reasons for Disabling Windows® Defender
Are you aware of the reasons of disabling Windows Defender and the effects on the system security?
Windows Defender is an antispyware program used mainly for Windows operating systems. Windows Defender software program helps users to stay productive by protecting the system against unwanted pop-ups, slow performance of system and from security threats caused by spyware and various other unwanted malicious software. It provides real-time protection, scanning and removal of spyware and unwanted programs. It offers excellent protection. Windows Defender helps in the removal of Active X applications installed on your PC. Windows Defender is part of Windows operating system and is available to users for free on licensed copies. It includes a monitoring system that recommends actions against spyware, whenever they are detected. It helps to minimize interruptions and helps users to stay productive. Due to some reasons users may need to disable Windows Defender.
Following are some common reasons for disabling Windows Defender, its impact and some steps to eliminate the issues:
- Common reasons for disabling Windows Defender
- Impact on system after disabling
- Steps to eliminate the issues
Common reasons for disabling Windows Defender
Due to some reasons, users may need to disable Windows Defender installed on the system. You may need to do this due to software conflict inside the system with other antimalware software, if installed in the system. If the system is performing slowly due to problems created after its installation, then you may need to disable it. If this software is not compatible with the system, then it may lead to serious issues and hence it is important to disable this application software.
Impact on system after disabling
Disabling Windows Defender is a simple process. For this, users may have to select Windows Defender and from the Administrator option you may have to uncheck the 'Use Windows Defender' check box. After disabling this Windows Defender users may encounter serious issues in the system. Spyware and malware can enter the system and affect the user privacy and security.
There are numerous steps in order to solve issues that are occurring after disabling Windows Defender in the system. Users are recommended to install other third party software in the system. Make sure that you update the security software on a regular basis; otherwise harmful infections can enter your computer and damage it.
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