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Microsoft Security Essentials - Disabling Your Antivirus

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.



How 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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