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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