Microsoft Security Essentials - Stop scanning downloads

April 2018

If you don't want Microsoft Security Essentials to scan your downloads:
  • Open Microsoft Security Essentials.
  • Click on Settings > Real-time protection.
  • In the right pane, uncheck "Scan all downloads".
  • Click on the Save Changes button.
Published by deri58. Latest update on November 8, 2011 at 02:31 PM by deri58.
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