How to disable antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials

How to disable antivirus Microsoft Security Essentials

Microsoft Security Essentials comes pre-loaded on your Windows computer. It automatically scans your computer from any threat. You can disable its antivirus feature if necessary.

To disable Microsoft Security Essentials:

  • Open Microsoft Security Essentials and click on Settings > Real-time protection. In the right pane, uncheck Turn-on real-time protection.
  • Next, click on the Save Changes button to confirm the changes.
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